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Alpe di Siusi: a hiker's paradise
Posted on 07/08/2018


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Alpe di Siusi, the largest mountain plateau in Europe, will stun you with its natural adventures.

"The Queen of the Alps"

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Alpe di Siusi or Alpe di Seiser, "The Queen of Alps" is located in the heart of the Dolomites in Italy's South Tyrol province. It's the largest mountain plateau in Europe, spanning over 21 square miles, and is 6,500 feet above sea level. This beautiful landscape, which is primarily a grassland with some fir trees, is an ideal destination for families, adventure seekers and sports enthusiasts.

It's surrounded by a variety of mountain peaks, and the views are breathtakingly beautiful, irrespective of the vantage point.

A hiker's paradise

A hiker's paradise

The Alpe di Siusi is known to be a paradise for sports enthusiasts. It has a running park, which happens to be the only training area of its kind in Italy. It's widely used by professional runners, and many players from different countries visit the place to build their endurance. It provides multiple pathways for climbers, hikers and mountain bikers. Once you're here, the adventurer in you will be hard to control, and you will experience an adrenaline rush like never before.

In winters, this place becomes a magical ski ground with over 745 miles of slopes, a ski fun park for kids, and a number of ski tours meeting all your requirements and needs. If this has motivated you to plan your vacation to the dazzling Dolomites then don't miss the ski tour to the Sassopiatto.

Nature's wonderland

Nature's wonderland
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The Alpe di Siusi has more to offer than hiking trails. With 300 days of sun, it's bound to have diverse flora, and with more than 790 different species of plants, Alpe di Siusi lives up to expectations. It's scenic and beautiful, quiet, and away from modern life. The sight of cows and sheep grazing will make you feel as if you've been transported to a different world, and the old mountain huts lining the beautiful green landscapes will astound you. Nature's wonderland is waiting for you to come and explore!