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The dragons' forest

The dragons' forest

Photo from: A. Russolo

The Dragon Forest is a thematic path for children and families, an easy walk in the snow among works of land art.

Walking in the snow among the tracks of legendary winged creatures enchants children of all ages. This MontagnAnimata thematic trail is flat and accessible to all. The snow, in fact, is prepared by the snowmobile. It starts a few steps from the arrival of the Predazzo-Gardoné cable car.

  • signal_cellular_alt Difficulty Easy
  • straighten distance 1.47 Km
  • schedule duration 0:45 h
  • arrow_drop_up elevation 40 m
  • arrow_drop_down descent 40 m
  • skip_next highest point 1664 m
  • skip_next lowest point 1625 m

Best time of year:

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Safety information:

Experience walking along irregular mountain trails is recommended. In the event of fresh snow, microspikes are also recommended. Be careful of ice when temperatures are particularly low.

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Start

Gardonè (Predazzo)

Coordinates

DD 46.340431 , 11.57876 DMS46° 20' 25.5516'' N 11° 34' 43.5360'' E

Destination

Gardonè (Predazzo)

Public Transis

The public busses of Trentino Trasporti and the skibus connects Cavalese to the lift station Ski Center Latemar in Predazzo.

Getting there

From Cavalese drive first to Predazzo and then continue direction Moena and Val di Fassa. You will find the cable car 1 km after the village of Predazzo.

Parking

Many parking lots at the bottom station of the cable car

Turn-by-turn directions

The Dragon Forest during winter is an easy walk in the mountains for children and families. It is a loop path 1,5 km long, flat and accessible to everyone: the snow is groomed by a snowmobile. You start and arrive in the same point: not far from the cable car Predazzo-Gardonè.

The children’s walk across the snow lasts approximately one hour, there is no need to be accompanied. The path unwinds partly through the woods, it is sunny and panoramic. Look up and you will be able to admire the marvellous Latemar towers. 

The best way to discover the Dragon Forest in winter is by using the playbook GIOCOLIBRO: clues, riddles, short stories which develop your imagination.

Gardonè is situated in the Ski Center Latemar Ski resort , at an altitude of 1650m on the Dolomites, UNESCO heritage site.

Equipment

Hiking shoes and warm winter clothes.

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[There is no appointed guide for this route.]

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