The Dolomites

The Dolomites cover the regions of Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this mountain range is considering one of the beautiful landscapes in the world. Both in summer and winter worth a visit. And not only for nature lor sport lovers, but this place is also a very good spot for foodies or wellness lovers. Discover our insider tips to make the most of your time in the mountains.

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Aurelio Fort

Cultuur Aurelio Fort

At Cedä M you can find a lot of art from the local artist Aurelio Fort, upon request he opens his studio to the guests of Cedä-M.

Photography museum Lumen

Cultuur Photography museum Lumen

Described by Le Corbusier as “the most beautiful natural architecture in the world”. the Museum of Mountain Photography has opened in 2017 and consists of 1800 square meter spread out over 4 floors, entirely dedicated to mountain photography, ranging from Italian to international photographers from photography’s early beginnings to the present.

Messner Mountain Museum Corones

Cultuur Messner Mountain Museum Corones

MMM Corones, situated on the summit plateau of Kronplatz (2,275 m), is dedicated to traditional mountaineering. The museum is devoted to mountain history and also offers unique views of the great mountain walls of the Dolomites and the Alps. At the edge of the most magnificent viewing platform in South Tyrol, in the distinctive museum building created by Zaha Hadid, the view goes beyond the borders of South Tyrol.

The Dolomiti Superski

Activititeiten The Dolomiti Superski

With 1,200km of slopes this is a true paradise for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. You can opt for a single-day pass, multi-day or season tickets starting at €64 for adults. Beginners will enjoy the long, wide runs in Civetta and Alpe di Siusi while intermediate skiiers will enjoy skiing the famous Sellaonda circuit which covers a distance of 40km and runs over four passes in Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Arabba and Fassa. This year, the ski season will run from December 1, 2022 – May 1, 2023.

Rifugio Comici

Restaurants Rifugio Comici

Enjoy good wines at 2,154 metres, because who says a mountain hut can’t be a little decadent? Eat freshly‑caught fish from Grado and herbs hand-picked from the mountains. Whether on skis in winter or on foot in summer

Vinoteca Ursus Ladinicus.

Vinoteca Ursus Ladinicus.

Going to an Vinoteca during your skitrip or hike? I mean how cool is that! Wine lovers will appreciate the curated wine list of Vinoteca Ursus Ladinicus.

Jimmi Hütte

Restaurants Jimmi Hütte

The Jimmi hut on the Gardena Pass is a worthwhile place to stop in both winter and summer for hikers, skiers, mountain bikers and all other nature lovers. It is located in the middle of the mountain scenery of the Dolomites and can be reached from both Val Badia and Val Gardena.

Faloria Spa

Activititeiten Faloria Spa

The wellness center is part of a historic hotel Faloria. The swimming pool has been published in furniture and design magazines all over the world. Next to the aesthetically pleasing swimming pool, you could also relax in the sauna and Turkish bath or book yoga or different treatments. Entrance to the SPA is also allowed to external guests. For information and availability, please send an email to


Restaurants Alpinn

Situated at an altitude of 2 000m in the Plan de Corones ski area, this restaurant stands next to Lumen Museum. To get here, you take the cable-car from Riscone and then, in winter, walk for around 150m through the snow. This impressive project by Norbert Niederkofler, holder of three Michelin stars, showcases the chef’s “Cook the Mountain” philosophy, where a modern approach and Alpine traditions combine to create perfect dishes full of flavour and historic appeal. The memory lingers long after your return back down the mountain (NB: the last cable-car leaves at 5pm!).

The Sissi path

Activititeiten The Sissi path

Travel through Merano in Sissi's footsteps: The most famous and popular theme trail in Merano is the Sissi Path, dedicated to Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This walking path connects the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle with the city center over eleven stages and sights.

58 Chocolate

Cultuur 58 Chocolate

For the best chocolate in Süd Tyrol head to the cute little chocolate factory of René in an alleyway in the centre of Merano, the city where he grep up. "Every day I get to live my dream: I produce chocolate, handmade and without additives, which will make you happier and a little chubbier. Life is simply too short to eat cheap chocolate – or as I like to say “for diet it’s too late”. So why don’t you try 58chocolate then? " René.


Cultuur FORNO

FORNO is a quality bakery in Meran, where craftsmanship is the top priority. In order to be able to realize this, FORNO is open for you two days a week, on which the bread is freshly baked during the day.


Cultuur Spinnradl

A beautiful local wool brand with the most amazing fair and local giftt made from local Tyrolean mountain sheep wool.

Blaue Traube

Restaurants Blaue Traube

This extremely old restaurant (its name is said to have existed as early as the mid 17C) has been given a new lease of life in 2019 by its young chef Christoph Huber, who puts to good use the many experiences gained over the years in different restaurants, including Michelin-starred addresses. His dishes pay tribute to Southern Tyrolean recipes and ingredients with an added contemporary twist. The concise à la carte is supplemented in the evening by tasting menus, while simpler dishes are available at lunchtime. *by Michelin

Miramonti Spa

Activititeiten Miramonti Spa

On top of the world. Absolute freedom to become a better you. Also free for day guests: Use of the MIRAMONTI Spa with Infinty Pool, sauna in the forest, relax area, sun deck, courtyard, saunas… € 90,00 per person from Mo-Fr and € 110,00 from Sa-Su and bank holiday. Tea Time in the afternoon (2pm - 5pm), bathrobe, sauna towels and slippers included in the price

Gasthaus 1477 Reichhalter

Restaurants Gasthaus 1477 Reichhalter

Honest, simple and genuine. Home-made as it was then, in the butcher's, in the mill, in the bakery.


Cultuur Monocle

We're big fans of Monocle and there happens to be one shop in Merano. Which is a unique fit in the list of London, Tokyo, Zurich, Toronto, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Well we love it. This shop has curated all the best little brands.


Activititeiten Eishof

Eishof is on of the most beautiful mountain huts ran by a creative young couple that serves up al local and organic healthy food. You park your car in the village of Karthaus im Pfossental and then walk up to the Eishof for about two hours. It is also possible to go here with mountainbike or e-mountainbike.


Restaurants Oberholz

This restaurant is located in a stunning constructions of wood Created by Pilcher and Pavol Mikolajcak. A trio of colossal windows bring the mountains to your table along with the coffee and the baskets of fresh pastries.

Ristorante Mondschein

Restaurants Ristorante Mondschein

Mondschein, a taste of the Dolomites (Located only 30min from Ceda M). An elegant mountain hut on the edge of the village. The ski slopes are just behind the restaurant and it is the ideal place to enjoy a delicious, informal dinner at lunch time. In the evening the cuisine is more elaborate and of excellent quality.

Ristorante Laite

Restaurants Ristorante Laite

Laite is located in a beautiful, typical mountain property with a Stube-style room from the 17th century. Local recipes, seasonal ingredients and an excellent wine list. A wonderful gourmet experience. ~ 30 min drive from Ceda M

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Algudnei museum - Dosoledo

Cultuur Algudnei museum - Dosoledo

“Algudnei” Museum: the name derives from the composition of several words (algu d’nei) that in the dialect spoken in the valley, means “something of us”. The museum is linked to the Cultural Research Group of Comelico Superiore. To better understand the culture this is a fascinating museum to visit

In to the wild

Activititeiten In to the wild

Hiking in the wilderness, surrounded by nature and great scenery. Val Grande is a large wilderness area in the Northern Piedmont Alps, that turned into National Park in 1992. Well-signposted paths on both sides of the valley lead through uninhabited areas to alpine cabins serving food and drinks, to mountain lakes, and breath-taking panoramic views.

Jora Hut - Mountain restaurant

Restaurants Jora Hut - Mountain restaurant

Take place in the rustic, warm and homely setting of Jora Hut. During summer, you will find yourself on an alpine pasture, surrounded by the impressive mountains of South Tyrol – which you can admire from the sun terrace. During winter, on the other hand, you will find yourself in the midst of the ski slopes of the Monte Baranci / Haunold skiing region, set within the Three Peaks Dolomites area. Enjoy our South Tyrolean specialities made with products from local farmers. All dishes are prepared freshly by chef Markus Holzer and his team, using high-quality and natural ingredients.

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Waldruhe Gasthaus - Mountains of Flavour

Restaurants Waldruhe Gasthaus - Mountains of Flavour

Set in the meadows, fragrant and very green in summer and during the winter it turn into fantastic ski slopes of Monte Elmo. The 15th century Waldruhe is a typical Gasthof with traditional Tyrolean cuisine. Right in the middle of the unspoiled nature of the Sesto Dolomite Natural Park.

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Restaurants Tilia

This glass and steel cube in the middle of the garden of the former Grand Hotel (now home to a cultural centre) is the original setting for a restaurant with just five tables and seating for 16 diners where the chef delights guests with his contemporary cuisine. Anita Mancini is responsible for the wine list, paying careful attention to regional labels without ignoring excellent wines from elsewhere – you’ll also find a good selection of gin and tonics. ~ Michelin Guide *One Michelin Star

Rifugio De Doo

Restaurants Rifugio De Doo

From the wood to the wood. The zero-kilometer building! Refuge located 2000m high, in the heart of the Dolomites of the Val Comelico. Designed and built according to the ancient tradition and art of woodworking. Eco-sustainable materials, rainwater recovery, plant engineering with reduced environmental impact and technical-structural choices in full respect of the surrounding mountain landscape. Excellent Slow-food restaurant, with breathtaking panoramic views.

Slowfood restaurant Botondoro

Restaurants Slowfood restaurant Botondoro

The slowfood restaurant of the Agriturismo Botondoro has an authentic cuisine that is based on the main traditional recipes of the area and that gives precedence to the use of what are the company's agricultural products. Delicious, fresh food... from farm to table (zero km!)

Casunziei’ dumplings

Cultuur Casunziei’ dumplings

The culinary tradition of the Camelico is based on alpine farming. Each village in the valley has at least one restaurant with its own specialties and traditions. Try them all… it is a delicious way to discover this area. For us the ‘casunziei’ was the winner and would like to share the recipe with you!

Local Artist Aurelio Fort

Cultuur Local Artist Aurelio Fort

Renowned artist Aurelio Fort, whose art is partly exhibited at the Cedä M, will open his studio to those who ask to see it.

Alpine Cooking

Cultuur Alpine Cooking

I believe the best souvenir you can bring home is a regional dish from Italy. Something to enjoy for a life time (maybe even generations to come!) . First research the local cuisine by visiting many of the fantastic restaurants in this Dolomites guide, for everything else there is the splendid cookbook "Alpine Cooking" by Meredith Erickson. Elegant, rustic recipes that are served in the chalets and mountain huts in the Dolomites.

Our favourite Mountain Guides!

village Our favourite Mountain Guides!

A collaboration between Meredith Erickson and Sentier. Meredith travelled seven years between the Italian, Swiss, Austrian and French Alps to collect everything about the culture and the Alpine culinary traditions. Her Travel, Recipes and Life stories are in these beautifully illustrated mountain guides

"For who loves to follow less traveled paths"

village "For who loves to follow less traveled paths"

From travelers and intellectuals to dreamers and change makers, they all share the same passion for objects rooted in Italian tradition that have the power to evoke emotions, memories and sensations that only simple things can transmit over time. Now more than ever, there is a great respect for the art of craftsmanship and tradition that together we must seek to preserve for generations to come. Sentier is distributed in stores where you fìnd sensitive people, whom can represent their lifestyle and are able to "narrate the Sentier story''.


Restaurants Sissi

Sissi, located in the heart of Merano, Italy, is a Michelin-starred restaurant that is renowned for its exceptional cuisine and stylish atmosphere. Helmed by award-winning chef Andrea Fenoglio, Sissi is a culinary destination that offers an exquisite dining experience for guests from around the world.

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