Winter hike from La Val to the Santa Barbara church
· Alta Badia
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Photo: Alta Badia/Freddy Planinschek, Alta Badia Tourism Cooperative
Easy and very panoramic winter walk to the little Santa Barbara church.
Distance 0.9 km
Highest point1,508 m
Lowest point1,350 m
The little church of Santa Barbara, dating back to the 15th century, on the hills above the village of La Val in Alta Badia, is located in a very panoramic location. The inhabitants of this place still have very vivid memories of the history of the Lords of Rü: some centuries ago they buried money and precious jewellery near the church. Discover the legend of the most iconic village's place.
Best time of year
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Starting from the church of San Genesio in the centre of La Val, proceed in direction of Cians turning left and passing the fire station. At the first hairpin bend starts the "Memento Vivere" route, which after a short stretch on an asphalt road, continues on a dirt track and crosses the Bosch da Crosta larch wood to finish at the magnificent little church of Santa Barbara.
Getting to the starting point of the tour or point of interest by public transport is easy and convenient.
Follow the SS244 Val Badia road towards Pederoa and continue on road SP60 to La Val.