The Dolomites are a dream destination for those seeking an idyllic blend of adventure and culture. Their labyrinth-like footprint crowns an awe-inspiring stretch of Italy — covering more than 350,000 acres across multiple regions including South Tyrol. With 26 mountain ranges punctuated by more than 2,000 distinct mountains, the sheer magnitude of hiking and sightseeing options available to you can be as dizzying as the altitude.
Whether you are looking for relaxing rambles amid alpine meadows flush with flowers or challenging mountain treks that brush the heavens, you need to have a travel plan before visiting the Dolomites.
Below we share the best hikes in the Dolomites and more. In addition, you will find trip planning resources that will help you maximize your return on enjoyment while exploring the most beautiful mountains in the world.
Dolomites Hiking Guides & Travel Tips
Find Your Perfect Stay in the Dolomites
The Dolomites offer an astounding variety of accommodations to fit your budget and tastes. In every holiday region, you find affordable farm stays, premier wellness resorts and humble rifugios hugging the peaks.
We recommend staying a minimum of two nights in the holiday region where you will be hiking to enjoy more face time with the mountains as well as avoid adding to traffic congestion.