International sport events, tradition, culture and music are part of summer in Alta Badia
Summer in Alta Badia features a particularly high number of events. Besides large sporting events, summer in Alta Badia also features a number of events and festivals revolving around the topics of gastronomy, ancient customs, culture and tradition in Alta Badia.
For years now, the highlight among summer events has been the cycling marathon Maratona dles Dolomites. On this Sunday, more than 9,000 cyclists meet to tackle the Dolomite Passes together.
Among the international events are the Sellaronda Trail Running, during wich the the athletes run around the Sella-massiv and the Hatha Yoga Days in the Dolomites.
Music festivals, village fairs, culinary events, folk-evenings as well as the autumn initiative "Vire les Dolomites" grant one an insight into Ladin customs and culture.
In Alta Badia, the people love to sing, dance and play music and this shows in the variety of musical events: the Val Badia Jazz Festival, the chamber music festival "Badiamusica", the rock festival "Badia Music Days" and performances by musical bands and folk dance groups.
When planning these summer events, particular attention has been paid to children and families. Events such as Thursdays in Corvara with jugglers and magicians and afternoon shows with story tellers, magicians and clowns are dedicated to them.