Unique hikes and walks in and around Saviner
Hotel Venezia in Saviner is situated in a superb position between Monte Civetta and the Marmolada, the magnificent “queen of the Dolomites”, in a unique landscape given Unesco World Heritage status in 2009.
The unspoilt woodlands are ideal for a huge variety of walks, offering breathtaking scenery, while expert, properly equipped mountaineers will find 100 mountaineering routes, including the Alta Via no. 2 delle Dolomiti.
The numerous attractions the nature of the surrounding area offers include the fascinating Serrai di Sottoguda, a series of gorges naturally carved out in the mountains. Of ancient origin, they are believed to derive from the erosion first of ancient glaciers and later of the waters of the Pettorina torrent, which takes its name from the valley.
The Serrai di Sottoguda, considered one of the true marvels of the Venetian Alps, stretch for around 2 kilometres between the little villages of Malga Ciapela and Sottoguda, and can be visited in both summer and winter. The natural spectacle they offer is truly magnificent.
Another little-known jewel in the crown of this area is the ancient sulphurous water spring, with recognised therapeutic properties, hidden away right in the village of Saviner, along a lovely path that runs alongside the Cordevole torrent, close by the hotel.
Also nearby is Alleghe Lake, perfect for relaxing boat trips, splendid walks and a host of great mountain bike routes.