Have you ever seen a picture of the beautiful Lago di Braies? This emerald blue lake with the wooden boats and a breathtaking mountain panorama? Well... there is more to the dolomtes than this ;)
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Europe3 days / June 2021
Highs & Lows
Lago di Braies - yes it is as beautiful as in the pictures!
Lago di Carezza - you have to drive a rather long detour and it is "just" one of many beautiful lakes.
Q & A
What would you have changed?
I would have left out Lago di Carezza. It is a beautful lake and if it lies within your route, you should definitely go for it! However, when you need to take a detour of 1-2 hours, it is not worth it in my opinion. There are countless beautiful lakes in the Dolomites :)
Anything go wrong during the trip?
We wanted to visit the Tre Crime, but unfortunatey there was still a lot of snow! If this is a must visit for you, you should consider to go during summer (July, August), because in June there might be too much snow to drive up to the parking lot.
What tips would you give a friend?
Definitely go off-season! Check for the summer holidays for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy - and try to avoid this time ;)
Do not forget your hiking books, you will need them! And nuts are always good on the go, especially during a hike
If you ave the chance to take a camper during summer - go for it!
If you are looking for great campground, use the app park4night! You find the costs, but also reviews from travelers who have been there previously. Very helpful!