Explore your way at Alta Badia, THE holiday destination for UK ‘fitsters’
As more and more people choose to relax through sport, exercise and activities, the popularity of action and adventure destinations like Alta Badia looks set to grow. The programme showcases Alta Badia UNESCO world heritage site as the ultimate natural training ground. It aims to expand horizons by introducing holidaymakers to new activities, routes and adrenalin rushes whatever their sporting level or preference. Split into four sections: ‘Natural gym’, ‘Rock your body’, ‘Bike’ and ‘Flying’, the Explore Your Way information hub provides everything a tourist needs to know about what is offered in the area, from what to try, where to rent equipment, where to meet the guides, how to book an activity, and where to start on a trail.
Trail running – This mountain running sport takes participants through natural surroundings and beautiful landscapes, and reaches its peak in Alta Badia. Local expert Andreas Irsara has provided a recommended route for Explore Your Way. Departing from Badia, you reach the S. Croce mountain hut and continue along the trail towards San Cassiano through pastureland and mountain pine woods at the feet of the majestic rock faces of Sas dla Crusc, finally arriving at Glira and San Cassiano.
Geocaching – Alta Badia invite holidaymakers to exercise both mind and body in an attempt to find the local stash. GPS devices can be picked up at the stations Piz La lla and Piz Sorega, where adventurers can start the navigation.
Slacklining – A true test of balance and control, slacklining is a dynamic, modern and young sport that tests the powers of beginners and professionals alike. In the Movimënt area at the Piz La Ila there are six slacklines of varying levels of difficulty.
The Ultimate High – The Dolomites are regarded as being among the most beautiful landscapes in the world. The area is a climber’s paradise and there are many established routes and via ferrata courses that will work the whole body.
Paragliding, hang gliding and even base jumping are also available in the area. Holidaymakers can fly tandem with expert local pilots or learn to fly in one of the most inspiring landscapes in the world. Visit tandemflights.it for more information.
Take a speed hike – Speedhiking is the more aggressive alternative to hiking with poles and lighter equipment. In Alta Badia there are more than 400km of well-laid out and signposted trails to choose from.
- For more information visit: http://exploreyourway.altabadia.org/en/ or call +390471836176