3 Peaks nature park

Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage

3 Peaks nature park 
The 3 Peaks nature park (Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage) comprises an area of over 11,000 hectares across the parishes of San Candido, Sesto and Dobbiaco. The natural park is situated in the north-eastern corner of the Dolomites and is framed by the Val Pusteria in the North, the Sesto valley in the East, the country border to Belluno in the South and the Val di Landro in the West.

The nature park features stunning landscapes and Dolomite peaks, in particular the world famous 3 Peaks. From the second half of the 19 century mountain climbers from far and near accomplished pioneering climbs. Today, Alpine climbers from all over the world display their skills on the vertical walls of this mountain range.

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Nature park Fanes-Senes-Braies
The nature park Fanes-Senes-Braies (Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage) comprises an area of over 25,000 hectares across the parishes of Badia, Braies, Dobbiaco, La Valle, Marebbe and Valdaora. It is framed by the Val Pusteria valley to the North and the South Tyrolean border to the South. Its Western regions extend almost as far as the Val Badia valley. The Val di Landro valley forms the Eastern border to the Sesto Dolomites with the 3 Peaks nature park.

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The region delights with dense forests, high rock faces, the karstified plateaus of Fanes and Senes and the expansive pastures and colourful mountain meadows. The protected area also includes several lakes: Lago di Braies and Lago di Dobbiaco are two of the most well-known natural lakes in South Tyrol.

Since 2009 the 3 Peaks and the Fanes-Senes-Braies nature parks have been part of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage and belong to the European network of nature reserves Natura 2000, which focuses on protecting the habitats of wild animals and plants.

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Nature park house in the Grand Hotel Dobbiaco
In the nature park house you can find information on the natural and cultural landscapes of the nature park 3 Zinnen / 3 Cime and the eastern section of nature park Fanes-Sennes-Prags / Fanes-Sennes-Braies, the geology of the Dolomites, the events during the war at the Dolomites front, the beginnings of alpine sport and the development of tourism in the holiday region 3 Peaks in the Dolomites. The adventure workshop allows younger visitors a playful access to nature.
Around the nature park house you can visit the magnificent world of the forest, the tree village and the celtic tree horoscope.
Explore now the exhibition on the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites in the Nature park house 3 Zinnen/3 Cime in Dobbiaco/Toblach. (Free entry!)

Natural Park Three Peaks
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