Surrounded by the mountain ranges of Sciliar-Catinaccio and Latemar, Pietralba enjoys a privileged positionon the Dolomites; a UNESCO protected heritage site comprising 142,000 hectares.
The Dolomite region has a rich history of centuries old oral tradition. Notably, the Legend of King Laurin and the Rose Garden which recounts the origins of the twilight Alpenglow phenomenon; when the pale majestic mountains are illuminated with a romantic and vibrant pink hue. Moreover, the myth of the Latemar Dolls tells of the legendary origin of the rocky spires.
Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of over 500km of trails, 4 via ferratas, 1 biketrail, 2 bikeparks and numerous bike trails where you may immerse yourself in a unique setting while admiring the landscape from the most evocative views.
A unique landscape of exceptional natural beauty. The spectacularly vertical pale peaks feature a variety of sculptural forms that are extraordinary in a world context. These mountains also possess attributes of international importance for the Earth sciences
Seville declaration, 26 June 2009; the day on which the coveted recognition & definition was conferred.