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Unexpected and surprising panorama near Malga Sass

· 6 reviews · Hiking trail · Val di Fiemme
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  • Prai da le Fior
    / Prai da le Fior
    Photo: M. Nicoletti, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Malga Sass
    Photo: A. Campanile , APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Shepard with cows
    Photo: A. Campanile, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Prai da le Fior
    Photo: M. Piazzi, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Prai da le Fior
    Photo: M. Piazzi , APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Rhododendron and wiew on Val di Fiemme
    Photo: M. Nicoletti, APT Val di Fiemme
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On the edge of Val di Fiemme, this short and easy hike leads you to discover the pastures full of flowers and a fantastic "balcony" overlooking Val di Fiemme.
easy
Distance 5.2 km
2:00 h
180 m
180 m

Malga Sass welcomes you with its outdoor wooden tables, after driving the road that from Valfloriana climbs gradually steeper and narrower.

On foot, in about half an hour, you reach "Pradi da le Fior", a mountain pasture that preserves an exceptional view of  Val di Fiemme, from the town of Le Ville (Carano, Daiano, Varena) up to Corno Nero and Pala di Santa peaks. Located at 2000 meters, it is an authentic flowered balcony, full of flowers, surrounded by rhododendrons, where everything invites you to a picnic break. You are at the highest point of the itinerary; the walk then proceeds slightly up and down to Malga Coston, the historic Valfloriana pasture, now renovated, dating back to the early 1800s. Finally, the path leads back to Malga Sass.

Author’s recommendation

The entire itinerary is distinguished by the quiet environment, the enchanting flower glades and the integrity of the larch, spruce and Swiss pine woods.
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Staff Outdoor Val di Fiemme
Update: September 27, 2021
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Highest point
2,008 m
Lowest point
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Safety information

THE 10 RULES FOR HIKERS 

  1. Prepare your itinerary beforehand
  2. Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
  3. Choose suitable clothes and equipment
  4. Check the weather forecast
  5. Hiking by yourself is more risky; if this is the case, take a mobile phone with you
  6. Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
  7. If you are not sure about your itinerary, contact an Alpine Guide
  8. Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
  9. Do not hesitate in going back if you feel too tired
  10. In case of emergency call 112

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

APT Val di Fiemme - Tel. +39 0462 241111 - info@visitfiemme.it - www.visitfiemme.it 

Start

Malga Sass (1,907 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.201340, 11.379091
DMS
46°12'04.8"N 11°22'44.7"E
UTM
32T 683547 5119169
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Destination

Malga Sass

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Malga Sass - Malga Buse del Sasso (Alpine dairy - 1.906 m) in Valfloriana take the forest road, closed to traffic, which climbs gently into an unspoiled natural environment filled with flower-dotted clearings and woods of larches, spruces and Swiss pines.

After a few hundred metres this leads to a wooden little statue of the Virgin Mary  with a drinking trough and fountain.

The final stretch of this road passes through the open meadows over Malga del Coston (Alpine dairy) to end at 2.015 metres, at a point offering an unexpected view out over Val di Fiemme.

Continue on your left to reach Malga del Coston (1.631 m) and then follow the flat path which leads you back to Malga Sass.

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Getting there

From Cavalese drive direction Sover and Segonzano. After 13 km, in the village of Casatta, turn left and drive up for 10 km until you reach Malga Sass. 

Parking

You find parking at Malga Sass. 

Coordinates

DD
46.201340, 11.379091
DMS
46°12'04.8"N 11°22'44.7"E
UTM
32T 683547 5119169
w3w 
///fittest.advising.synopses
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco – Val di Fiemme, Lagorai, Latemar N° 14

Kompass – Val di Fiemme, Catena del Lagorai N° 618

Hiking map available in all Val di Fiemme information offices.

Equipment

Hiking shoes, rain-jacket, hiking poles, water, sun cream

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Rating

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Katia Bülow Boje ferrentino
October 14, 2021 · Community
Mi spiace che metà del percorso sia stato inagibile, senza segnalazioni e siamo state costrette ad arrampicarci fra gli arbusti finendo poi per scegliere una strada alternativa per il ritorno. Non avevamo letto le recensioni purtroppo, quindi, anche in data 2021, i problemi più volte segnalati da altri utenti non sono stati risolti. Panorama molto belli e camminata facile anche se talvolta in salita.
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When did you do this route? October 01, 2021
Photo: Katia Bülow Boje ferrentino, Community
Photo: Katia Bülow Boje ferrentino, Community
Michele Battista
August 14, 2021 · Community
NON FATELO Il percorso fino ai prati con vista sulla valle esiste, la strada che gira a sinistra è diventata un sentiero fra alberi caduti e senza segnalazioni!!
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Fabio Faggio
September 11, 2020 · Community
Salve passeggiata molto bella fino al raggiungimento del Pradi da le fior ( altezza 2200 metri ) , il problema lo abbiamo trovato nel tratto di ritorno in quanto il sentire non esiste più( sotto bosco ricoperto da alberi caduti, rami ecc) probabilmente a causa della tempesta Vaia. Consigliamo molta attenzione!!!!
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Distance
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Duration
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Ascent
180 m
Descent
180 m
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