Dolomiti Ranger

A nature experience for the whole family

2nd July - 7th August 2019

A nature experience for the whole family

Children from 7 to 12 years and their parents, accompanied by experts, explore the unique nature of the Alta Pusteria Valley. With a lot of fun and a pinch of adventure, the whole family will discover on the first day the Three Peaks Visitor Center and the Lake of Dobbiaco, located in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park. At the end of the day, the young ranger are awarded the Dolomiti Ranger diploma. The second day is spent in the evening in the Wood Wonder World. Quiet, very quiet and mysterious it is there! It is the ideal place for exciting Dolomites legends and with a little luck to hear nocturnal animals.
The guided tours can be booked separately or as a package.

Bilingual offer: german and italian;


Tuesday 9.30am - 4pm 

A journey of discovery into the nature park
Where did the mountains come from and who gave them the name Dolomites? The Three Peaks Visitor Center is the best place to understand this. Here we see how these mountains were formed, what life there was then and what will happen in the future.
Once we understand this we go out into nature. There are many things to discover on the hike to Lake of Dobbiaco. As a tool for discovery and research, you get a Bug Viewer Box (Insect Microscope) as a gift! Young ranger should always have one in their backpack! In the afternoon all natural scientists are awarded the Dolomiti Ranger diploma.

My name is Cristina and I have a degree in forestry and work in the Three Peaks Visitor Center. My co-workers and I can not wait to share our passion and knowledge with you so you can discover and learn many new things. For us nature is a miracle, at the same time school and playground!

Meeting point:
09.30 am at the Three Peaks Visitor Center
Tuesday 02.07., 09.07., 16.07., 23.07., 30.07. and 06.08.2019
Walking boots, sunscreen, hiking clothes, rain gear, packed lunch and something to drink for the hike.

Wednesday 21 - 23 o'clock

Night walk in the Wood Wonder World | Dobbiaco
Soon it will be dark and for us today it goes out again into the forest. Instinctively we sharpen our senses! The silence of dawn is interrupted by our footsteps and dull-sounding noises. Are they fairies, dwarves or giants living here? Or maybe you know an animal that is still active at this time?
Today I will tell you stories of peoples who lived here a long, long time ago and in the mountains of the Dolomites.

My name is Paola and I am a hiking guide. I worked in a bookstore for many years. I like to tell stories and understand the secrets of nature. I work with the Three Peaks Visitor Center, the Bunker Museum in Dobbiaco and am a teacher in the School of Home Economics.

Meeting point:
9 pm at the Three Peaks Visitor Center
Wednesday 03.07., 10.07., 17.07., 24.07., 31.07. and 07.08.2019
Sturdy shoes, hiking clothes (warm jacket), rain gear and something to drink

Night excursion in the magic wood | Sesto
The sounds of the forest make us stand still and listen. The light is very special here. And somehow it smells quite different. Like wood, earth, resin and rain. The forest feels alive. We will explore the forest in the darkness with all our senses. On the walk through the forest there is so much to discover especially stones that we will collect. While we paint our stones at a cosy place and give them magic power, I will tell you stories... about people who lived here a long time ago also about the stolen forest.

EXPERT: My name is Annemarie, I’m working at the Tourist Office Sexten. I love doing expeditions with kids and I love telling stories – the best place for doing it is the forest.

09.00 pm – Parching area Rotwand/Croda Rossa
Wednesday 03.07,10.07, 17.07, 24.07, 31.07 und 07.08.2019

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Children from 7 to 12 years
Daily price: Euro 15.- per child
Package price: Euro 20.- per child
Parents participate in the program together with the children (parents free)

Good and comfortable hiking boots
Light and pleasant clothes
Sunhat, sunscreen
Warm sweater
rain protection
Backpack, something for the thirst and the small hunger on the way.
For the day hike on Tuesday we take a lunch packed. The lunch break is at the lake of Dobbiaco (about 1 hour). The expert does not stay with the group.

Registration and further information about the program can be found in the tourist offices of San Candido, Dobbiaco, Villabassa, Braies and Sesto.
Registration within 5.00 pm of the previous day in the individual tourist associations of the Hochpustertal. The program can be booked individually (Tuesday or Wednesday only) or as a package (Tuesday and Wednesday).

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