La Villa

The pearl of Val Badia

La Villa, the center of the Alta Badia, is surrounded by the most famous peaks of the Dolomites. A magical place that reestablishes the relationship between men and nature, the essence of our roots. The Val Badia, once inhabited by the "Retoromani" and ancestors of the Ladins, has now become one of the favorite tourist destinations in South Tyrol. This magical place, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is a paradise for hikers and cyclists in the summer, while the winter offers you the greatest ski area in the world in Alta Badia and Dolomiti Superski.

La Villa in Alta Badia
Dolomites UNESCO South Tyrol

Dolomites UNESCO

The impressive vertical walls, the unique colors of the rocks, the many natural sculptures created by the peaks and the great scenic and scientific value, have convinced UNESCO to award an acknowledgment of big environmental value to the Dolomites: they are part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

World Ski Cup Gran Risa

World Ski Cup Gran Risa

On Sunday 18th and Monday 19th of December 2017, La Villa will host the Ski World Cup races of giant male slalom and giant parallel slalom on the legendary Gran Risa in La Villa. A lot of adrenaline and fun for one of the most exciting World Cup events in the Alps: champions like Alberto Tomba, Max Blardone, Marcel Hirscher, Ted Ligety, Ingemar Stenmark and many others have won on this slope.

Maratona dles Dolomites

Maratona dles Dolomites

The first Maratona dles Dolomites took place in 1987 with 166 participants, which have increased to a fix quote of 9000. It's a cosmopolitan event where all continents are represented: the ciclists raffled from over 30.000 requests come from 64 nations. After all the charm and the aura that surrounds the roads of the Dolomites have no limits. Don't miss the next edition on 2nd July 2017.

Tutres - ladin cuisine

Ladin cuisine

The culinary culture in Val Badia is characterized by simple and local products, handed down for generations, which have become unique dishes with enveloping flavors. The Tutres, ravioli Cajinci, Fortaies, the different types of bread, bacon and cheese are the specialties of the South Tyrolean cuisine that are also appreciated internationally.

Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor San Martino in Badia

Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor

The Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor in San Martino in Badia preserves the ethnographic, cultural and linguistic, historical and geographical memory of this enchanted valley. While in San Cassiano you may visit the Museum Ursus Ladinicus, dedicated to the prehistoric bear that lived in the Dolomites 40,000 years ago and has been discovered in 1987 in a cave near Conturines.