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rifugio palafavera

Rifugio Palafavera is located at the feet of Mount Civetta, in the middle of the Dolomites! We opened our doors to guest on December 1, 1966.

Showcasing ski-to-door access and ski pass sales point, Rifugio Palafavera is located in Val di Zoldo, just 16.1 km from Cortina d'Ampezzo. Guest can enjoy the on-site bar. Bressanone is 48.3 km from here and Ortisei is 37 km away. The nearest airport is Canova Airport which is 83.7 km away from the property. 




The stunning trekking of Alta Via 1 from Lake Braies (in Pusteria Valley) to Belluno, touches the most beautiful mountains in the heart of the Dolomites. Alta Via is a trekking dedicated to Nature’s lovers, who likes walk on moderate highs and without danger. This trekking offers you marvelous landscapes and unforgettable emotions.

You start the itinerary in Pusteria Vally and you walk across Braies Dolomites, Cortina d’Ampezzo, as known as the pearl of the Dolomites, Zoldo and Agordo Valleys to Belluno. We recommend to start the way not before June. Number of stops: 12 (if you skip some stopover, stops are reduced to 8/9) Medium length: 13 days. Here the refuges you find on your way, so you can plan your trekking :

Lago di Braies, Rifugio Biella, Rifugio Sennes, Rifugio Fanes,Rifugio Lagazuoi, Rifugio Giussani, Rifugio Dibona, Rifugio Cinque Torri, Rifugio Averau, Rifugio Nuvolau, Rifugio Palmieri, Rifugio Città di Fiume, Rifugio Venezia, Rifugio Palafavera e seggiovia Pioda, Rifugio Coldai, Rifugio Tissi, Rifugio Vazzoler, Rifugio Carestiato, Rifugio Pramperet, Rifugio Settimo Alpini, Belluno 

Lake coldai

gem of a lake

The hike is short and suitable for anyone who wants to take a walk that is not too excruciating on the body, but that is invigorating to the spirit. The destination is the Sonnino sul Coldai Refuge and the lake with the same name on the side of Mount Civetta.