Dolomites trekking: through the Dolomites with a hiking tour of 6 days

The hiking in the Dolomites, from hut to hut, is the best expression of the Dolomites trekking. Walk in the Dolomites, day per day, is a unforgettable experience! The possibilities in a large and complex territory as the Dolomite mountains are infinite!

The most classical paths are the “Alta Via n.1, 2, 3…. until the n.8. These multi-days Dolomites trekking traverse the territory in different areas along specific and thematic lines. But the Dolomites trekking that I propose you in this page is a unusual connection of different areas, from the most famous and touristic as Lavaredo to the wild Pragser Dolomites where the authentic traditions of this amazing mountains are better preserved.

This Dolomites trekking tour is the product of 30 and more years of experience in my mountains: “the magic Dolomites”! It’s a modular program, setted from 3 to 6 days, as you prefer, to discover the best Dolomite mountains!

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The easy access at the Dolomites is the focal point of my town: Bolzano "the door of the Dolomites". Lear the best combination for your arrival and departure flight and the transfers by train or rental car, but... more important: ask me every logistical info you need. I'm here to help you to find the best solution.
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As second step: learn the local map of this modular trekking (click the map here below to dowload it in PDF format):


The day before (your arrive)

Depending where you arrive, generally you will land in the airport of Venice or Milan or Bergamo or Innsbruck or Munich or..... it's indifferent! I will suggest you the best logistical system to arrive in Bolzano. train, bus, or taxi.
When you will arrive in Bolzano we have a preparative briefing at the reception of your hotel on the evening. In this half hour meeting we will check all aspect of the next days tour.


Dolomites trekking – DAY1

From Sexten to Rifugio Locatelli (3 hrs trip + 3 hrs walking)

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We start early in the morning from Bolzano with the local train and we arrive in about two hours in Dobbiaco. Then we take the urban bus to Sexten in Fiscalina valley where we start our tour.

This day is relatively short, we walk about 3 hours to Refugio Locatelli. The reasons are simply but important: 1. Never begin a long trek with a intensive section. 2. We arrive at the super-famous three peaks of Lavaredo! you need have time to take many photos and admire this monumental three peaks!

Overnight at the Italian Alpine Club Rifugio Locatelli.


Dolomites trekking – DAY2

From Rifugio Locatelli to Rifugio Vallandro (7 hrs walking)

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The second day of the trekking in the Dolomites is a long traverse in a great ambient! We start the walk with the north perimetral path of the three peaks of Lavaredo. Then we go downhill in the Landro valley and climb up at the opposite Prato Piazza mountains plateau. Here change completely the geological structure of this part of Dolomites.

Overnight at the caracteristic and private Rifugio Vallandro.


Dolomites trekking – DAY3

From Rifugio Vallandro to Rifugio Biella (7 hrs walking)

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With a continuative changing of sides and paths, we complete in one day the traverse of the wilds Braies Dolomites. A local natural park with good preservation of the nature as the typical traditions of the local people.

Overnight at the Italian Alpine Club Rifugio Biella.


Dolomites trekking – DAY4

From Rifugio Croda del Becco to Rifugio Utia de Fanes (6-7 hrs walking)

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One of the most famous extension of mountains of the central and eastern Dolomites is the Fanes group.

In this day we begin with the ascension of the Croda del Becco (2810 m.) and then we continue with the traverse of part of the Alta Via n.1, that we follow until the deluxe Refugio Utia de Fanes where we have the overnight.


Dolomites trekking – DAY5

From Rifugio Utia de Fanes to Rifugio Gardenaccia (8-9 hrs walking)

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The most long day of the trek is this… But, along the path that we follow on the traverse of the Badia Valley we visit the most important and amazing Sanctuary of the Dolomites, the “Sasc dl Crusc”! A preistoric pagan sanctuary that now is a christian santuary in a spectacular allocation! Looks scenery of hollywoodian style!

We arrive at the end at the Gardenaccia private rifugio where we will stay the last night.


Dolomites trekking – DAY6

From Rifugio Gardenaccia to Bolzano (5 hrs walking + 1,5 hrs trip)

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The last day we follow a parallel line of the Gardena Valley along a lateral wild valley named “Vallunga”, a last amazing edge of this territory: the Great Dolomites!

We arrive at Selva in Gardena Valley and take the local bus to Bolzano.


And last…

Is possible extend this trek until 8 days

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have you many questions about this trek? Watch the thematic informations on the right column and don’t hesitate to ask me your specific questions!


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The best policy for pricing is the clarity and flexibility. Are you agree?

For this reason here below you find an extended explanation of the prices in one single sheet, based at the number of days and at the number of persons of your request.

Under the sheet is explained what is included in every price (accommodations, transfers, equipments, etc.).

Every price is consider per single person based at the composition of every single group that do the reservation.

At the moment of reservation you can ask to have a personal trek (without others participants) or to accept other potential participants. If you accept others participants, the guide can combine more persons together of similar levels and it will apply, at every unity of reservation, 20 Euro discount for every day.

There are some configuration where you can have some good discounts:
120€ discount
If you are an independent traveler and don’t need the accommodations in Bolzano for the nights before and after our tour, I apply a 150€ discount per person on the total price.
10% discount
If you reserve Via Ferrata tours in autumn, winter or spring (from mid October to mid May), I apply a 10% discount per person on the total price.
5% discount
If you reserve Via Ferrata tours in the period of 1st-15 June or on the first and second week of October, I apply a 5% discount per person on the total price.
2% discount
If you are independent for the transfers (you have your rental car and we move with it from/to Bolzano), I apply a 2% discount per person on the total price.


Prices sheet 2024/25


- My personal suggestions for your vacation in Italy and for the travel logistics before and after the trek.

(this is a unique and valuable service: you can ask for help to best arrange any aspect of your vacation in Italy).

- Full time mountain guide service during the reserved days.

- Transportation during the trek.

with my car which holds a maximum of 6 people plus me, or other local transport like buses. (cableways are NOT included)

- The nights of lodging in the rifugios during the trek, with half board.

HB = bed + breakfast + dinner. (lunch and beverages are NOT included)

- 2 nights of lodging in Bolzano at a Bed-and-Breakfast, one night before and one after the trek.

B&B = bed and breakfast. (lunch, dinner, and beverages are NOT included).

- All technical gear for climbing, as you need.

helmet, harness, kit for via ferrata, protective gloves for via ferrata, ice axe, crampons, trekking poles, etc.




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