10 breathtaking hiking trails in Trentino

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Trentino

Exciting hiking trails wind around high peaks and spectacular rock formations—and give you breathtaking views over the Dolomites of Trentino. They take you past wide plateaus, into high Alpine terrain and across lush green pastures as they lead you through enchanting valleys and wild, romantic forests.

From simple hiking trails to exciting via ferrata, more than 3,100 miles (5,000 kilometers) of hiking trails lead through the spectacular mountain landscapes in Trentino. You can combine the versatile trails to build your perfect roundtrip or to plan a multi-day hike through the mountains. And however you go, you'll always find somewhere to rest your head thanks to the 146 mountain huts open for business in Trentino.

In Trentino, you'll also find the perfect hike whatever your preferences, with routes ideal for both families and experts alike. In this Collection, we've planned three multi-day hikes and seven day-Tours. All Tours require sure-footedness and some additional Alpine experience and equipment. But all tours have one thing in common: they will make your holiday in the Trentino mountains an unforgettable experience.

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    04:28
    6.14 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,375 ft
    2,375 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    On the almost 10 kilometer long, promising round hike, a gigantic rock panorama awaits you with a leaning tower as the main attraction, which resembles the tower of the same name in Pisa. The route mainly leads through good walkways, only in some places you need surefootedness.On the border between South Tyrol and Trentino lies the striking Latemar mountain range. Geologically, it is an atoll emerged from tropical seas. Therefore, in the rocks numerous ammonites and shells to find, the rock is heavily calcareous, so that gravel paths and debris dominate the terrain. The highest elevation of the Latemar is the 2,842 meter high Diamantiditurm.At the mountain station of the Latemar chair lift at 2,010 meters altitude, the hike begins. The path leads to the Feudo Pass, where you reach the Latemar Hut at 2,671 meters altitude. Once you have left the hut behind, you can admire on your left the Torre di Pisa rock formation, named after the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The path continues to the Gamsstallscharte (Forcella dei Camosci, 2590 m), where you turn left and follow the trail that leads you to the chairlift Oberholz. To get to the Feudo Pass and the starting point, follow the trail to the Latemar chairlift.

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  • Difficult
    06:09
    7.61 mi
    1.2 mph
    3,125 ft
    3,125 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    This 12 kilometer circular walk takes you through the Adamello Brenta Nature Park and into the breathtaking Brenta Dolomites. For this hike you need good condition, sturdy footwear, sure-footedness and alpine experience.Shortly after the start at the car park you will reach the Malga Movlina at 1,746 meters, from where you have a breathtaking view of the Presanella and the Brenta Group. You continue to the Passo del Gotro (1,847 m) and the Passo Bregn da l'Ors (1,836 m). From there you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Valagola with the beautiful lake.As you wander to the plain "Pian di Nardis", it's a bit downhill. It gets a bit adventurous on the section "Scala Santa", a bumpy path that is secured with fixed ropes. You continue hiking to the steep scree field. After overcoming other, but lighter scree fields, you will reach the refuge "Rifugio XII Apostoli" at an altitude of 2,487 meters. Next to the refuge is the famous chapel built in the rock, dedicated to the victims of the mountain disaster.On the way back, you will hike over the pass "Passo dei XII Apostoli", which descends to the "Busa di Sacco" and finally to the "Baito dei Cacciatori". As you follow the path, you will enjoy a wonderful view of the Val d'Algone valley and cross the slopes of the Pala dei Mughi pasture. Finally, you will reach the pastures of the Malga Movlina and shortly thereafter the starting point of the hike.

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  • Difficult
    05:23
    7.30 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,525 ft
    2,425 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The 11-kilometer mountain hike in the heart of the Cevedale Group brings you to the lakes and the great Cevedale glaciers in front of the extraordinary backdrop of the Stelvio National Park. Most of the time the route is well manoeuvrable, but a few times it requires sure-footedness.The starting point is the Malgamare car park at 1,972 meters, which you can reach from Cogolo di Peio on the paved road. From the car park, take the path to the Malga Mare and hike uphill through a stone pine forest to the panoramic plateau Pian Venezia (bivouac Stelvio National Park). From here, the view extends over the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Cevedale and over the underlying valleys formed by ancient glaciers. The path then leads you to the Rifugio Cevedale Guido Larcher at 2,608 meters above sea level, which stands on top of a rock spur.From the hut, which is ideally situated to observe the vast and characteristic glacier environment, you hike across a small pass to a plateau with many glacial lakes. From here you come to the picturesque Marmotte lake. After the lake you go on a comfortable flat path that leads past the Lago Lungo to the shore of the small Lago Nero, which is just outside the Càres reservoir. You cross the dam and take the path, which leads in numerous serpentines between screes and through beautiful forest downhill and brings you back to the starting point.

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  • Difficult
    08:09
    11.7 mi
    1.4 mph
    4,600 ft
    4,600 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    At the edge of the sky and in the middle of the story. Every year in June, the blue sky, the turquoise lake and the green alpine meadows provide the background for Ledro Sky Race, an exciting mountain race in which skyrunners from around the world take part. At 18 kilometers you can hike the beautiful circuit of the race, which offers a breathtaking view on the way. For the hike you need a very good condition, sturdy shoes, sure-footedness and alpine experience.It starts in Mezzolago along the beautiful Lago di Ledro. Then the path climbs on the slope of Monte Cocca. Walk through lush green alpine meadows until you reach Bocca Saval. Then begins the Senter dele Greste, a breathtaking path on the ridge between Cima Parì, Cima Sclapa and Cima d'Oro, overhanging between the steep ridges of the mountain. On this section you have a great view of the Lago di Ledro and Lake Garda. The descent to Mezzolago crosses the meadows of Dromaè and the Austrian trenches from the First World War.

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  • Difficult
    06:57
    11.7 mi
    1.7 mph
    3,150 ft
    3,225 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The 18-kilometer hike with start and finish at the Rifugio Monte Peller (2,022 m) leads you over the rich green Pian della Nana, a vast plateau at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters. It is a good five kilometers long and a kilometer wide. If you wander over the pastures of the Pian della Nana, you will immediately notice the large number and variety of flowers that make the meadows look colorful and cheerful. Sheep, goats, horses and donkeys are grazing on the plateau. You can also find marmots there.For the hike you need very good condition, sturdy shoes, good slip resistance and alpine experience. Let's start at Rifugio Monte Peller. From there it leads you to the grassy mountain Monte Peller and then down to the meadows of the Tassulla-Alm. The path is simple but steep and slightly exposed on some sections (steel cable for protection). Continue towards Passo della Nana. From here you continue climbing up the ridge between Cima Cesta and Cima Nana. On a good way through a boulder field you will reach the east-west ridge between the Sasso Rosso and the Cima Uomo. Then it goes down between individual stone towers and rocky slopes to the Passo di Pracastron. In this area you will find numerous geological monuments that testify to the fascinating structure of the ocean floor millions of years ago, such as the underwater landslides and the undersea canyons of Sasso Rosso.Around the Cima Uomo we continue to the Passo dell'Uomo from where you have a magnificent view of Lake Tovel, which looks like a gemstone set in the deep pine forest. The descent to the Pian della Nana, then takes over a valley. Arriving at the Tassulla Alm, you will return to the starting point on Monte Peller.

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  • Intermediate
    03:50
    5.26 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,175 ft
    2,175 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The eight-kilometer round trip is a route for experienced hikers, which leads along the Cima Bassa along the ridge to the top of the Stivo - one of the most breathtaking viewpoints in the Garda Trentino.The path initially leads uphill between beeches and larches. Then you leave the vegetation line behind you and can enjoy the mountain landscape between rocks, pines and alpine roses. With every step that brings you closer to the summit of Mount Stivo at over 2,000 meters, you will notice the change in altitude.The hike starts at Malga Campo, from where the path leads you to La Bassa and further towards Prospero Marchetti hut. From there it goes to the top of Monte Stivo, from where you have a breathtaking view of Lake Garda. During the short walk to the Rifugio Stivo Prospero Marchetti you can continue to enjoy the great panorama. Before you begin the descent, the hut invites you to rest, sunbathe and enjoy the magnificent view from Garda's balcony. Rested, you can then make your way down, which leads you over the district of Le Mandrie back to the starting point.

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  • Intermediate
    04:58
    6.87 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,875 ft
    2,850 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The climb from the Valle dei Monzoni to the refuge Passo delle Selle Bergvagabunden hut and back is 11 kilometers long and an unforgettable experience.The hike in the mountain group of the Monzoni begins at the parking lot. From there you follow the forest road that leads up the Valle dei Monzoni. At an altitude of 1,792 meters you pass the characteristic "Baita Monzoni" and walk quickly through the Malga Monzoni at 1,860 meters. You continue on the path that leads up to the Taramelli refuge. Behind the hut the path winds upwards and leads you past the suggestive lake Lago delle Selle and continues to the Cresta di Costabella, where the Passo delle Selle and the Bergvagabunden hut are situated at 2,530 meters above sea level with their beautiful views ,After a long break at the hut, you can start the return journey following the same route back to the car park.

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  • Difficult
    11:55
    16.0 mi
    1.3 mph
    5,400 ft
    5,400 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The moderate hike on the Pale di San Martino plateau will take you through the scenic area of ​​the Pala group. For the 25 kilometer route, which is best to hike in three stages, you need sturdy footwear, good traction and alpine experience. In the stage destinations you spend the night in the Rifugio Pradidali and the Canali hut.The first approximately six-kilometer stage begins at the top station of the Rosetta cable car. From there, you first take a short detour to Cima della Rosetta to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Dolomites. Then it goes back the same way. Leave the summit station of the Rosetta cable car on the left and continue along the Passo di Rosetta to the Rifugio Rosetta "Giovanni Pedrotti". Continue on the flat plateau until you come to a fork in the road. There you follow the right path, where after about one kilometer begins the descent to Pradidali hut, the stage destination.The second stage is about nine kilometers long and leads you from the spectacularly located Pradidali hut down to the Pian delle Lede. At the beginning, you will hike through the breathtaking summit world of the Dolomites. The further you descend, the closer you come to the tree line and finally slowly dive into a picturesque forest that accompanies you down to the valley. There it clears and is lightened by lush green meadows. At the bottom of the hike, you will pass the Malga Canali. In the restaurant you can take a break and strengthen yourself for the upcoming climb to the Canali hut, the stage destination.The last stage takes you back to the plateau Pale di San Martino. From the Canali hut you first hike through the forest uphill. Soon you will reach the tree line and continue hiking uphill. Finally, you will reach the plateau via Passo Canali and Forcella del Miel. Past the Rifugio Rosetta you will reach the mountain station of the Rosetta cable car, the starting point of the hike.

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  • Difficult
    13:30
    17.6 mi
    1.3 mph
    6,700 ft
    6,700 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The high way of the granite is a wonderful ring trail in the middle of the granitic group of Asta and Ravaspitz and Lagoraikette. The best way to hike the 28-kilometer route is in three stages.The first 10 kilometer stage begins at Malga Sorgazza, which is now a restaurant. From there, the steep path leads past the Costa Brunella lake to the Quarazza gap. From here, continue along the south-east ridge of the Cima Trento to the Forzelon di Rava. Later on, it goes downhill again and you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of the mountains above the Rava Valley. From the Forcella Ravetta, the descent below the northern slope of the imposing Cima Caldenave becomes steeper. After a section through the forest you reach a wide peat bog, from there it is only a few minutes to the Rifugio Caldenave.From Rifugio Caldenave you start into the 11 km long second stage. You wander down into the valley. After crossing the river, it goes uphill again, past the picturesque lakes of Val dell'Inferno and on towards Forcella delle Buse Todesche. From here, the trail leads north along the eastern side of Cengello and Cima Lasteati. You continue on the Forcella Magna, an important pass between Val Sorgazza and Alta Val Cia. During the First World War, this road led through a road (remains are still preserved). From the pass, it goes down towards Socede Pass and Rifugio Brentari.The third stage takes you from the Rifugio Brentari over striking granite slabs down to the valley station of the cable car. From there you continue on the forest road to the Malga Sorgazza, the starting point of the hike.

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  • Difficult
    12:14
    14.9 mi
    1.2 mph
    5,975 ft
    6,000 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    On the 15-kilometer circular route, you will hike in three stages to the most famous mountain huts in the Brenta Dolomites - Casinei, Tuckett and Brentei. You have a spectacular view of the majestic "Crozzon di Brenta". For the walk you need sturdy shoes, good slip resistance and alpine experience.If you also want to go two of the more famous via ferratas, the Bocchette Centrali and Bocchette Alte, you can hike to the Alimonata Hut and extend the tour to 24 kilometers. For the via ferrata you need carabiners, harness, pimples and good mountaineering experience.The first stage of the hike starts at the Vallesinella refuge. From there you gradually walk uphill to the Malga Vallesinella di Sopra. After leaving the Malga behind, continue up the forest and gradually gain altitude until you reach the Casinei refuge. From there, continue uphill along the section "Calvario del Tuckett" and then over the ramps leading to the Tuckett refuge.On the second stage you will continue from the Tuckett refuge and reach a sloping path leading past large boulders to the Sella del Fridolin, a characteristic meadow between the valleys of Vallesinella and Val Brenta. Continue along the path between the mountain pine trees and follow a path that takes you alternately uphill and downhill along the western hills of the Val Brenta.After passing through some exposed but steel-corded sections, the tunnel carved into the rock and an often snow-covered channel, you will soon reach the Brentei plain and the mountain hut "Maria e Alberto ai Brentei". Here you are in the heart of the Brenta Dolomites and you can experience the magic of mountaineering and its history. From here you can extend the tour to the Alimonata hut and the Bocchette Centrali and Bocchette Alte via ferrata.If you skip the via ferrata, on the third stage you will go back past the Casinei refuge and from there directly to the starting point, the Vallesinella refuge.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    10
  • Distance
    105 mi
  • Duration
    77:33 h
  • Elevation
    38,850 ft

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