5 Mountain Huts with 5 simple walks
Fancy the idea of staying in a mountain hut with your family but without all the effort? Find out where to go
“When you look to the sky and pick out a star, and you feel a shiver under your skin, don’t cover yourself, don’t seek warmth, it’s not the cold but simply love” (K. Gibran)
Certain emotions can only be experienced in the high mountains. Here the sky is like a starry blanket and your mind is free of everyday thoughts. Here we suggest 5 mountain huts that can be effortlessly reached even by a young family, thanks to the easy trails, and where the atmosphere and the panorama create an unforgettable experience. Mountain huts, we know, are privileged places, where you can both enjoy nature and the scenery and also learn about mountain life from those who live here, allowing you to appreciate to the full the hospitality you find.
Roda di Vael Mountain Hut, Val di Fassa
Located in the heart of the Catinaccio/Rosengarten group, in a beautiful valley surrounded by the Dolomites. You can reach the hut from many directions. One of the simpler routes includes a ride on the Ciampedie cable car followed by a walk of about 1h 30mins. During the summer this mountain hut organises numerous activities, such as the unmissable evenings spent observing the stars in the company of astronomers.
Lake Nambino Mountain Hut, Campiglio
Imagine walking for about 20 minutes along a gentle trail and then reaching a well-kept wooden hut, resting on the shores of a sparkling mountain lake. Before you rises an incredible panorama, the Brenta Dolomites. This is not a dream, you’ve arrived.
Val di Fumo Mounatin Hut, Valle del Chiese
You reach the Malga Bissina farmstead by car, and from there you can continue on foot into one of the most uncontaminated areas of Trentino: meadows, streams, flowers, grazing cows, all in a typical Alpine landscape. After a 1h 30min walk you reach the Val di Fumo mountain hut which welcomes both families and expert hikers alike as it’s also a starting point for more challenging routes.
Capanna Cervino Mountain Hut, San Martino
This cabin offers one of the best panoramas in the Pale di San Martino Dolomites.
From the Capanna Cervino Mountain Hut you can easily reach the Segantini cabin, where the view that opens up before you will take your breath away. From here it’s possible to take a pleasant walk through the green Val Venegia, at the feet of Cimon della Pala.
Altissimo Mountain Hut, Garda Trentino
We couldn’t leave out this mountain hut with its unique and spectacular view across Lake Garda. Of course you’ll also be impressed by the welcoming atmosphere, the hospitality and the fine food. This magical place is easily reached with an hour’s walk from the neighbouring Graziani mountain hut located above San Valentino, Brentonico. Remember: it’s open all year round!