Did you know that ...?

Everything of interest, quaint and special

  • ... 77% of the parish of Braies are located in the Nature Park Fanes-Senes-Braies and is also part of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage?

  • ... lake Lago di Braies is the backdrop for the Italian television series “Un passo dal cielo” with Terence Hill and now with Daniele Liotti? In the programme, however, the lake is called “Lago di San Candido”, a lake that does not actually exist!

  • ... Alpe Pragas in Braies produce jams, chutneys, syrups etc. which are sold internationally, including to Japan, Dubai and Australia?

  • ... Lechnerhof was one of the first teaching farms in South Tyrol?

  • ... there are mineral springs in Valle di Braies? As early as the 14 century numerous important people from far and near visited Bagni di Braies Vecchia and Bagni di Braies Nuova.

  • ... the cross country ski season on Prato Piazza starts in the middle of November? The high altitude of the pasture provides the perfect conditions for an early preparation of the pistes and to start the cross country ski season in Alta Pusteria.

  • ... you can put on your cross country skis in Braies and ski as far as Sesto? The 200 km of cross country ski track of Alta Pusteria are linked!

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