Travel Blogs from Ortisei, Italy

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Mountain Man!, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Mountain Man!

A travel blog entry by schipper

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... bought some good hiking shoes, re-read the book "Hatchet", and I was ready to go. We started off in a city right near Bolzano, Italy which is at the northern Italian border near Switzerland. We stayed one day at a nice B&B in a city called St. ...

Le Niege, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Le Niege

A travel blog entry by nick.iprogram

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... quite lucky because we were only waiting in the airport 20 hours before we managed to somehow book a train to Munich than later to Italy. So a 48 hours after to landed in Paris we were in Ortesei getting ready to ski. I say lucky because most people were ...

Starting the dolomite way, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Starting the dolomite way

A travel blog entry by shirbil

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... greens and impressive mountains, we reached our destination for the night - the picturesque city ortisei. This small place is a tourist gem, a weird combination of Italy and Austria. Everything is written in German, Italian and english. We ate dinner and ...

TO BE OR TO SEI, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

TO BE OR TO SEI

A travel blog entry by mek1

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... our drive to the Dolomites.  We drove all along Lake Garda to the top of the Lake and then headed NE for Ortisei.  The scenery on the way was breathtaking.  Beautiful valleys with lots of vineyards and craggy, gray-white peaks and ...

Day  16: You Never Know How a Day will Unfold!, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 16: You Never Know How a Day will Unfold!

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... the Val Gardena tourism office and they were very helpful.  When we walked into the Val Gardena tourist information bureau in Ortisei today, we were the only other tourists, yet it seemed like we had interrupted the staff person from whatever he was ...

Kaffe and Schtrudel at 2500m, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Kaffe and Schtrudel at 2500m

A travel blog entry by sorialsights

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Although in Italy, the Dolomite region feels more like Austria or Switzerland with a Bavarian ambiance. After breakfast of chunky bread rolls with mortadella, ham and salami with cheese (Tiff stuck to the chocolate croissant) we set off on another day of ...

A mecca for walkers, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

A mecca for walkers

A travel blog entry by daleville

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 Hi there,  This is a fab. place for walking, I wrote this place up last year when we came here in June/July however I will add to this again ...

One day in the Dolomites, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

One day in the Dolomites

A travel blog entry by mcnamaras

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... , all this does is place me, in the passenger seat, in the path of vehicles we are over-taking…scary stuff! Ortisei is a quaint ski resort nestled high in the Dolomite Mountains of the Italian Alps.  The roads into the Village are very ...

Ortisei, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Ortisei

A travel blog entry by dani.timus

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Ortisei, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Ortisei

A travel blog entry by dani.timus

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Ortisei, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Ortisei

A travel blog entry by dani.timus

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Ortisei ...

Gurcan Walk, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Gurcan Walk

A travel blog entry by snoopski

So, after arriving in Val Gardena on Saturday, we needed a day off... Green Hornet, Pablo and myself had a nice lunch in orisei....photos to follow... this place has a pc as old as the ...

Day 14: Hiking as a Metaphor for Living, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 14: Hiking as a Metaphor for Living

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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It's 5:45PM and I’m lying on the bed with my legs and particularly my feet vibrating from the seven hours of hiking today!   When we started out, we really didn’t know what to expect – we had simply asked Dunia at the Hotel Uherhof ...

Day 12:From Sicily to the Dolomites (Italian Alps), Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 12:From Sicily to the Dolomites (Italian Alps)

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... a mountain pass and up a steep mountain road brought us to this tiny hamlet of Bulla, that is situated up the mountain from Ortisei in the Val de Gardena Valley, in the Dolomites of Italy (Italian Alps). We've started the day at the southern end of ...

Best investment pays off!, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Best investment pays off!

A travel blog entry by sorialsights

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... roads are excellent and as they carved their way between the dolomite range the scenery remained spectacular. We were heading to Ortisei. Two hours on the autostrada then an hour on narrow winding roads climbing to our destination that is a favourite ski ...

Day 17: How Old is Old?, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 17: How Old is Old?

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... and pillars. We started our trip in the southern most part of Italy and here we are now in the northern most part of Italy – still connecting to ancient times but in a different way.   Today, we walked from Bulla (Pufels) along portions ...

Day 18: Slowing down, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 18: Slowing down

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... ’s easily done in a day.  Since it’s a circuit it can be started at any point.  We started in Ortisei in Val Gardena: Head to Selva (in Val Gardena) and take the Gardena Pass. Drive through Colfosco and then Corvara. From ...

Day 13: The mountain air - breathe deeply!, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 13: The mountain air - breathe deeply!

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... is a church steeple.    I feel so happy. When we were driving out of our little hamlet of Bulla for the town of Ortisei below this morning, we started to drive down the way we drove up – makes sense, yes?  But this time we really ...

Al Val Gardena in i Dolomiti, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Al Val Gardena in i Dolomiti

A travel blog entry by marklattanzi

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... in my lowest gear, it was hard to keep the bike going forward. We settled into our new home - a two bedroom apartment overlooking Ortisei and the Val Gardena.  To the left of our outside sitting area towered the twin peaks of the Sasso Lungo - one ...

Day 19: Feeling like my soul could fly, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day 19: Feeling like my soul could fly

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... . The Tourist Bureau also told us about another exhibition center called Unica that is in Rancadizza (it’s just outside of Ortisei driving towards Bulla- I’m sure I’ve got the spelling incorrect).  The local Ortisei art school  ...

Ortisei, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Ortisei

A travel blog entry by dani.timus

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Megerkeztunk, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Megerkeztunk

A travel blog entry by vcs222

Day15:The hills are alive with the sound of water!, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Day15:The hills are alive with the sound of water!

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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There's enough hiking in the Val Gardena area of the Dolomites probably for several seasons. So, with Harvey’s blister which developed yesterday, the hazy cloud cover and the weather report having a 40% chance of afternoon showers, we make the ...

Ortisei, Ortisei, Italy travel blog

Ortisei

A travel blog entry by dani.timus

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