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From Badia to the sanctuary of La Crusc/S.Croce and back through the Armentara meadows

Hiking trail recommended route

From Badia to the sanctuary of La Crusc/S.Croce and back through the Armentara meadows

Hiking trail · Alta Badia
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Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • S.Croce
    / S.Croce
    Photo: Freddy Planinschek, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • Armentara meadows
    / Armentara meadows
    Photo: Visual Working, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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easy
Distance 9 km
2:45 h
71 m
793 m
An extremely enjoyable excursion which, from the La Crusc/S.Croce sanctuary, takes you through the breathtaking Armentara meadows, renowned for their abundance of flowers. The panorama is wonderful with the Sas dla Crusc mountain which soars upwards and the magnificent view which extends from the Marmolada to the Grup dl Sela, from Puez-Odle to Pütia and out over Alta Badia’s verdant valley.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,048 m
Lowest point
1,315 m
Best time of year
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.614433, 11.938560
DMS
46°36'52.0"N 11°56'18.8"E
UTM
32T 725002 5166514
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Turn-by-turn directions

From Badia ascend with the chair lift and cable car to the La Crusc/S.Croce sanctuary (2045 m). The excursion starts from above the church, following trail nr. 15 towards Armentara. The path is flanked by the Via Crucis stations and crosses wide meadows till the next junction. Here, follow trail nr. 15A which sloping gently downwards, crosses the Armentara meadows to the edge of the wood. Continue on the left and follow the sign for “Roda de Armentara - Badia“. After a slight climb, you reach the Ütia Ranch da André hut (1h). The trail continues south as before, following the indication “Roda de Armentara - Badia“ initially on the flat then gently downhill through the Valacia hollow. Walk alongside a small lake (biotope). The descent continues, passing the Razuns barns towards the Valgiarëi farm. At the junction, go left, still following the directions for “Roda de Armentara - Badia“. Once you have left behind the farms of Cialaruns, Alfarëi, Ruac and Fussé, you reach Badia and the excursion’s starting point.

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it

Coordinates

DD
46.614433, 11.938560
DMS
46°36'52.0"N 11°56'18.8"E
UTM
32T 725002 5166514
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar routes nearby

  • From La Crusc/Santa Croce to the "Snow cave" and return to Badia
  • To the Lech Dlá Lé lake
  • Hike to the Pasciantadú pastures passing near the Lech Dlá Lé lake
  • Excursion to the Armentara meadows
  • From Badia through the Armentara meadows
  • From Badia to the Pescol, Grones and Costa farms
  • Badia - Val de Valacia - Puez
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
9 km
Duration
2:45 h
Ascent
71 m
Descent
793 m
Family-friendly

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