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Hike to Resciesa

Ortisei/Urtijëi/St. Ulrich/Urtijëi, Urtijëi/Ortisei, Dolomites Region Val Gardena
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Resciesa is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Puez - Odle Nature Park and is one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Val Gardena. This loop hike takes you from the top station of the Resciesa funicular to the summit cross. Passing then by the S. Croce Chapel you return to the starting point. Suitable for hikers of all ages, this easily hiked route guarantees spectacular panoramic views, extending from the Valle Isarco to the Sciliar area and to the Passo Sella.

Distance 5.0 Km
Duration 1h:28 min
Ascent 197 m
Descent 197 m
Highest point 2281 m
Lowest point 2096 m
Tour Details
A peaceful hike within the Puez-Odle Nature Park, with lots of beautiful panoramic views, also suitable for families.

The valley station of the Resciesa funicular is easily reached on foot from the center of Ortisei, using the escalators on Via Rezia and passing through the tunnel to the Seceda cable car. From here, follow the signs to Resciesa, going up Via Roma and turning left onto Via Sneton. At the intersection, turn right onto Via Resciesa and on the right you will find the funicular station.

There are different places where you can park your car in order to reach the start of the walk:

  • Central Parking
  • Valley station of the Seiser Alm cablecar
  • Valley station of the Seceda cablecar