Pragser Wildsee lake


Plätzwiese high plateau



To the Pragser Wildsee Lake

Pragser Wildsee Lake is situated in the middle of Fanes-Senes-Braies (Fannes-Sennes-Prags) Nature Park. Nestled into a wild and romantic rocky valley basin and dominated by the majestic Croda del Becco (Seekofel) Peak, this is the most beautiful lake in the Dolomites.

The Pragser Tal Valley is open to public transport all day. It can be reached by car, by public transport and on foot.

From 10.07. - 10.09.2024 a traffic regulation applies for the Pragser Tal valley. During this period, the Pragser Tal valley can only be reached from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm by public transport, on foot, by bike or upon presentation of an online reservation or a valid transit permit.

Ticket booking

Possible from the middle of June

The Pragser Wildsee Lake can be visited at any time. You no longer need to book online to enter the Pragser Tal Valley.

In winter conditions (snow, slush or ice), ALL vehicles on South Tyrol's state and provincial roads may only drive with winter tyres or with fitted snow chains (or with equivalent, homologated equipment).

No, the visit to the Pragser Wildsee Lake is free.

The circular trail around the Pragser Wildsee Lake is currently open.

The boat hire is currently open. You can find all information here.

The lake is currently not frozen over.

The public bus route 442 takes visitors directly from Toblach/Dobbiaco, Niederdorf/Villabassa to the Pragser Wildsee Lake. The tariffs for local public transport apply.

Mobilcards, Holidaypasses and value cards as well as the Südtirolpass are valid. The Mobilcard is available at the "südtirolmobil" sales points and at the tourist offices. Bus tickets can also be purchased directly from the bus driver. Please note that payment is only possible in cash. Reservation is not required.

Actually on bus 442 Mobilcards, Südtirol Alto Adige Guest Pass Braies and value cards as well as the Südtirolpass are valid.


Children up to the age of 6 years can access free of charge. Everyone aged 6 or above must pay the entry fee.

You may take your pets on public transport at the regular charge (as per regulation no. 760/2016, article 23).

Dogs are required to have a muzzle.

There are car parks at the Pragser Wildsee Lake and in Brückele/Ponticello. Fees apply. Please note that parking spaces are limited. All car parks are pay-and-display

On this time of the year the Pargser Tal Valley can be reached for Travel Coaches at any time.

There is only limited parking for travel coaches.


You can find the currently open huts here.

Yes, there are public toilets near the parking are (P4) (charges apply)

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