A day at the Fanes Mountain Hut
The Fanes Mountain Hut is in the Fanes Alps overlooking San Vigilio di Marebbe. The mountain hut which opened in 1928 has a long tradition. The atmosphere has not changed over time: you can find photographs, souvenirs, stories and unique objects that recall the Ladin origin of the place. The marvellous view of the Fanes Group in the Dolomites, the rich culinary tradition and warm hospitality make a day at the Fanes mountain hut an unforgettable experience.
The best way to start the day is with a walk through nature. The mountain hut is a real paradise for hikers and climbers. Surrounded by thick woods, snow covered meadows and with the majestic Dolomites as a backdrop, you can discover some of the most beautiful and exciting itineraries: on foot, by bicycle or with skis or snowshoes. There are plenty of occasions to meet the local fauna like the marmots that emerge from the rocks and accompany you along the way.
After a challenging hike there’s nothing better than lunch at the restaurant at the Fanes Mountain Hut. With its familiar atmosphere you can rediscover the pleasure of a genuine lunch by enjoying the flavours of Ladin tradition. Simple, natural and authentic dishes are prepared with love and quality ingredients.
03. The Afternoon
The afternoon at the Fanes Mountain Hut has activities for everyone! Those who love hiking in nature can go on an excursion to discover unique views around the mountain hut. For younger guests there’s a children’s playground and they can rediscover the pleasure of being surrounded by nature with cows, horses and other animals. During the winter season on the other hand they can play in the snow and have great fun on sledges. Playing cards, Chess and many other table games await you at the Mountain Hut.
Snacks in the afternoon are part of the South Tyrolean tradition. At the Mountain Hut you can try snacks with a real Ladin spirit: a wooden platter of speck, South Tyrolean chesses, butter, pickles and Schüttelbrot, a crisp rye bread.
At the end of a perfect day an unforgettable dinner awaits you at the Fanes Mountain Hut. Surrounded by the mountains and enveloped by the heat of the open fire you can sample dishes from the Ladin culinary tradition such as canederli dumplings or strudel. All washed down with a glass of fine South Tyrolean wine.
06. Staying overnight at the Fanes Mountain Hut
Sleeping at a high altitude is pure magic! Our Mountain Hut, 2,060 metres above sea level has cosy and comfortable rooms. Surrounded by the silence of nature and the unique atmosphere of our mountain hut leave the stress of everyday life behind you and have an unforgettable experience.
A hearty breakfast is just what you need to start the day: a rich buffet awaits you at the Fanes Mountain Hut. You can find various breads, honey, delicious marmalades and home-made cakes. Breathe in the fresh morning air and enjoy the mountain first of all: a unique experience to try at the Mountain Hut.