The hike Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop is one of the most iconic hiking trails in the Dolomites. People come here from all over the world to enjoy these wonderful views.
The trail is not very difficult, however there are a few moments, when you go uphill. So you have to be mentally ready, however you will be well awarded with amazing view every next turn.
How to get to Tre Cime di Lavaredo?
Tre hiking trail around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo starts at Rifugio Auronzo. This is exactly the place you need to get to.
By car: the easiest way to reach Tre Cime di Lavaredo by car is to tap Rifugio Auronzo into the google maps. The trip from Cortina d’Ampezzo to Rifugio Auronzo will take around 45 minutes.
The entrance to the park locates right after passing Lago di Antorno. The gate allows entrance only from 8am till 5pm (you can exit at any time), entrance costs 30 euros per car. Near the Rifugio Auronzo there is a decent parking space.
By bus: To get to Rifugio Auronzo from Cortina d’Ampezzo you can take a bus 30 to Misurina. There you change for bus 31 Misurina-Auronzo. The whole trip will take around 2 hours and cost 8 euros per person.
Hiking route around Tre Cime Di Lavaredo
The trail starts just near the parking lot at the Rifugio Auronzo. Firstly you have to take the route 101 that leads to the Rifugio Lavaredo.
The Rifugio Lavaredo locates more or less in the middle of the loop. So it’s a good point to take a break and eat. Besides they have a decent menu and great views from the terrace outside. Though we stayed inside due to the weather conditions, which was warm and cozy.
After lunch take the path 105. There will be 2 ways of the route with same number 105, you need the one around the peaks, it leads ti Rifugio Auronzo.
The duration of the route is around 10 km. It will take about 3 – 3.5 hours of your time, excluding break time. The altitude Is 2333 m above the sea level.
Though we were not very lucky with the weather and witnessed the peaks covered by clouds, we enjoyed the hiking a lot. But I’ll attach this photo by The common wanderer so you can imagine how it supposes to look like.
Another beautiful hiking we did in Dolomites was Seceda mountain hike. Read more about this experience in the next article: Hiking Seceda mountain. Half-day track with stunning views.