Summer 2021 in the Dolomites: the events not to miss!

24 June 2021

Summer has finally arrived in the Dolomites! On 19 June the ski lifts in Trentino-Alto Adige and Belluno reopened, a date which also saw the reopening of most of the mountain huts. Some had already opened on 12 June, others are waiting until 26 June.

There are many initiatives in the Dolomites for a summer of hiking, trekking, cycling and wellness. Here are some of them divided by area.

Alta Badia

Explore your way: four types of authentic experiences immersed in nature. Choose yours!

Adrenaline rush: pure adrenaline with paragliding, freeride bikes and climbing.

Challenge yourself: do you like challenges? Here are the activities that will give you strong emotions and pure joy: trail running, vie ferrate, sky trekking and mountain biking.

Explore nature: total immersion in nature with E-bikes, orienteering, jogging and geocaching.

Recharge your soul: recharge your body, but above all your mind through yoga and emotional trekking.

Monte Bondone - Trento

A summer dedicated to nature, immersed in the tranquillity of Viote on Monte Bondone, with activities at the Alpine Botanical Garden and the Terrace of Stars. From June to September there are many events for everyone, from theme evenings to family activities and photography courses. Don't miss the walks under the stars and the shooting star nights.

Viote Alpine Botanical Garden
June and September: every day 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
July and August: every day 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Full price ticket: € 3,50 - Reduced price ticket: € 2,50
Family ticket: € 3,50 / 7,00
The full ticket allows reduced entrance to the MUSE
Tel. +39 0461.948050

Terrace of the Stars
The Terrace of the Stars is open during the activities on the calendar and by appointment throughout the year.
Some activities require payment. The full price ticket allows reduced entrance to MUSE.
Full price ticket: € 3.50 - reduced price ticket: € 2.50
Tel. +39 0461 270311

In the valleys of Trentino

Albe in malga: an experience at the first light of day on the Trentino mountain pastures to fully experience and learn about the life of the herdsmen: from taking the herds to pasture to milking, through to the production of butter and cheese and ending with a delicious breakfast.

I Suoni delle Dolomiti (Sounds of the Dolomites): musical event at high altitude from July to September.

Fai della Paganella

An unmissable destination for forest bathing. In a vast beech wood of about 36 hectares, the first park-path in Italy dedicated to this practice has been created, equipped for real Forest Therapy.


Observe the stars in Europe's only Astrovillage. Inside you can visit the Max Valier Astronomical Observatory with the Cassengrai telescope, the dome with the Peter Anich Solar Observatory and the Planetary Path.

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