Ultental Gertraud Ultner Berge
Ultental Gertraud Ultner Berge

Cresta Val d’Ultimo

The Val d’Ultimo Mountains extend in the north and west of the valley

The mountains of Val d'Ultimo are spurs of the Gruppo dell'Ortles and provide a series of popular destinations for mountaineers. Trails and walking paths lead you to the top of the Gran Ladro (2,730 m a.s.l.), the Sasso (2,542 m a.s.l.) or the Orecchia di Lepre (3,257 m a.s.l.). Once reached the top, you enjoy the pleasure of a great view on the Val d'Ultimo and the neighbouring Val Venosta. In the middle of these mountains, there are also the Covolo Lakes (Laghi del Covolo).

The Alta Via of Val d'Ultimo high path provides you an insight into the mountains of this part of the province of Bolzano, it can best be walked in a three-day tour. Stretching on a length of 50 km, it passes several mountain huts, ideal for a short stop. In winter, the skiing area Schwemmalm at Pracupola attracts those who love winter sports.

Suggest an edit/correction

Our editorial staff is always committed to ensuring the highest quality and accuracy of the information we publish. If you have suggestions to improve this page you can send them to us using the form below. Thank you in advance!

  1. Hasenoehrl

    Orecchia di Lepre

    The Orecchia di Lepre is one of the mountains of three thousand metres in Val d’Ultimo.
  2. naturnser hochwart mit schnee

    Guardia Alta

    One of the first mountains you can admire entering the Val d’Ultimo is the Guardia Alta.
  3. Hoher Dieb

    Gran Ladro

    The mountain tour to the Gran Ladro (2,730 m a.s.l.) takes you past the impressive…
  4. Tisens umgebung Herbst laugen

    Monte Luco

    The 2,434 m high Monte Luco (Laugen in German) is located on the southern side of…
  5. gipfelweg nagelstein ulten

    Monte Chiodo

    The Monte Chiodo rises above Fontana Bianca at San Geltrude at the head of the Val…
  6. Ultner Hochwart

    Vedetta Alta

    The Vedetta Alta at S. Valburga is only a few metres higher than the Guardia Alta…
  7. vigiljoch berg und sarntaler alpen

    Monte San Vigilio

    A place of tranquillity and a dreamy ski area await you on the local mountain of Lana.

Suggested accommodations

Tips and more infos