Accessibility Pragser Wildsee Lake
To Pragser Wildsee Lake
Lago di Braies (Pragser Wildsee) Lake is situated in the middle of Fanes-Senes-Braies (Fannes-Sennes-Prague) 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. An easy trail encircles the lake; the loop takes about 90 minutes to walk. On the right side, this circuit trail passes a small chapel in the muted shade of spruce, larch and pine trees. The eastern part of the trail goes over steps. Croda del Becco Peak is beautifully reflected in the lake. Lago di Braies is known as the Pearl of the Dolomite Lakes.
Attention: From 11/09/2020 the traffic regulations are no longer in place, the Pragser Wildsee Lake can be visited at any time
For me. For you. For us.
A mask or comparable mouth and nose cover must be worn at the Pragser Wildsee Lake. It is recommended to walk around the lake counterclockwise.
Pre-book and enjoy advantagesWith an online ticket you reach your destination without joining the queues and without access problems. Simply pre-book the car park or a table in your favorite restaurant in Pragser Tal Valley.
Secure your car park (P3) at Pragser Wildsee Lake and reach the beautiful Dolomites lake directly and without long queues. Click “to booking” now to book your car park and enjoy a clear journey.
Online Booking only for cars.
Note: Tickets are valid after 10 minutes!
Simply book online and enjoy, reserve your table in your favorite restaurant. A deposit of €20.00 is requested. This will be deducted from your restaurant bill.
We hope you will enjoy your meal and the restaurants in Pragser Tal Valley!
Choose a restaurant
Gasthof HuberBraies di Dentro 6 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748670
Gasthof DolomitenBraies di Dentro 39 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748677
Gasthof TuscherhofBraies di Fuori 72 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748628
MoserhofBraies di Dentro 31 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748653
Hotel Lago di BraiesS. Vito 27 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748602
Hotel Lago di Braies
A parking space at Pragser Wildsee Lake is not included.
Gasthof SteinerhofSan Vito 29 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748649
MösslhofBraies di Dentro 15 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748671
Hotel BrückeleBraies di Fuori 4 - 39030 Braies
+39 0474 748613
FAQ Pragser Wildsee Lake
What you should know
Note: The Christmas market at Pragser Wildsee Lake will not be held this year.
MOBILCARDS, prepaid cards and guest cards (e.g., the HolidayPass or Almencard) are valid on this route.
Please note that parking spaces are limited. All car parks are pay-and-display.
The bus route 442 serves the Pragser Wildsee lake from Dobbiaco / Villabassa.
MOBILCARDS, prepaid cards and guest cards (e.g., the HolidayPass or Almencard) are valid on this route. A reservation is not required.
App "Südtirol2Go" - timetable information
Walking through Pragser Tal Valley
Discover Pragser Tal Valley and its adventure tops by the gentle way: on foot! Interesting walks and education trails offer exciting tours for the whole family.
Advantages for you:
1) Wonderful landscape
2) Plenty of fun and good for you and for the environment
To Pragser Wildsee Lake
From Segheria parking lot in Schmieden in Pragser Tal Valley to Pragser Wildsee Lake:
The Viktor Wolf Edler von Glanvell trail runs from Segheria in Schmieden in Pragser Tal Valley to Pragser Wildsee Lake. Viktor Wolf Edler von Glanvell was a pioneering alpine climber and developer of the Braies Dolomites. Information boards along this themed walk talk of his life and work.
This easy walk is also suitable for families and older people.
4.8 km | approx. 1.5 hours | 270 meters elevation gain
From Monguelfo to Pragser Wildsee Lake:
From Monguelfo railway station path No. 2 A runs through meadows to Schmieden in Pragser Tal Valley. From there, the walk continues on path No. 1, the Viktor Wolf Edler von Glanvell themed walk, on to Pragser Wildsee Lake. Along the route information boards talk about the life and work of this pioneering alpine climber and important developer of the Braies Dolomites.
This easy walk is suitable for families.
12.5 km | approx. 3 hours | 400 meters elevation gain
From Villabassa to Pragser Wildsee Lake:
From Villabassa railway station path No. 1 runs past farms and on to Schmieden in Pragser Tal Valley. From there, the walk continues on path No. 1, the Viktor Wolf Edler von Glanvell themed walk, on to Pragser Wildsee Lake. Along the route information boards talk about the life and work of this pioneering alpine climber and important developer of the Braies Dolomites.
11 km | approx. 3 hours | 215 meters elevation gain
On your bike through Pragser Tal Valley
Three birds with one stone: Sightseeing, activity, fun! Discover Pragser Tal Valley and its adventure tops by bike. Your legs pedal, your eyes marvel and your heart jumps for joy.
Advantages for you:
1) Wonderful landscape
2) Plenty of fun and good for you and for the environment
To Pragser Wildsee Lake
Route: Wherever your start: The gentle Pragser Tal Valley cycle path runs through Pragser Tal Valley to Schmieden. The last stretch is along country road 47.
Please note: It is not possible to cycle around the lake!
Duration & Difficulty:
From Schmieden to Pragser Wildsee Lake: approx. 45 minutes – 300 meters elevation gain
From Monguelfo or Villabassa to Schmieden: approx. 35 minutes – 100 meters elevation gain
Bike Store | +39 0474 70050
Further bike hires in the region can be found here.
On the Brennero Motorway A22 (toll road) take exit Bressanone – Val Pusteria, then continue on the national road (SS49-E66) to the entrance of the Pragser Tal Valley. The provincial road 47 takes you to the Pragser Wildsee Lake. Distance from motorway exit Bressanone – Val Pusteria: approx. 60 km.
Please note: All Italian motorways are toll roads, Austrian motorways can only be used with a toll sticker (Vignette).
You can also get to us via Lienz in East Tyrol (A), by crossing the Austrian-Italian border on national road (B100-E66). Travel from Southern Germany via the Felbertauernstraße road.
Road conditions and traffic information centre Bolzano: phone +39 0471 200198
At the Pragser Wildsee Lake are paid parking lots.
General Terms and Conditions of Business and Sales Summer 2020
These General Terms and Conditions of Business and Sales contain the contractual regulations for the purchase and use of tickets and bookings concerning the following services in Pragser Tal Valley for summer 2020 and especially for the period from 10.07.2020 to 10.09.2020a) Booking and payment shuttle Monguelfo – Pragser Wildsee Lake (route 439) and Dobbiaco/Villabassa – Pragser Wildsee Lake (route 442)
b) Booking of car parking at Pragser Wildsee Lake
c) Booking of tables in participating restaurants in Pragser Tal Valley
- The Tourist Association Pragser Tal Valley acts on behalf of and with power of representation for the individual companies that operate the shuttle services, car parks and restaurants (the Clients), which are exclusively responsible for the operation of the respective facilities and related services. These service providers, together with the users, are therefore the sole and exclusive contracting parties to the present contract, in which the Tourist Association Pragser Tal Valley is not a party. For this reason, any liability of said Tourist Association is excluded.
- The bookings and tickets as described under point 1. are generally not personal and therefore transferable, but commercial sales of the same by third parties is expressly excluded. The set upper limit for the purchase of tickets and bookings cannot be exceeded under any circumstances.
The bookings and payments according to point 1. are processed as follows:
a) Booking of and payment for shuttle services:Booking and payment of the shuttle services is carried out via a separate online form, available on the homepage of the Tourist Association Pragser Tal Valley at www.prags.bz.
Payment is only possible via the payment service PayPal; all revenues are forwarded directly to the service provider (mobility consortium).
b) Booking of and payment for car parking at Pragser Wildsee Lake
Booking of and payment for the parking spaces, including the access permit, is carried out via a specially created platform, which is not under the control of the Tourist Association Pragser Tal Valley https://app.openmove.com/agency?id=rnYgwRXYsASH5F6Ti. Payment is only possible via the payment service PayPal and by credit card; all revenues are forwarded directly to the respective car park operator.
Car parking can be booked up to the day before the car park will be used.
C) Restaurant table bookings
Table bookings and related payments are carried out via the homepage of the Tourist Association Pragser Tal Valley at www.prags.bz.
Payment is only possible via the payment service PayPal; all revenues are forwarded directly to the respective service provider. The relevant information is available from the GuestNet information channel.
The respective service providers ensure that all necessary information (photos, logo, dates) are sent to the GuestNet information channel.
The respective service providers also ensure that the daily capacities are not exceeded and that bookings are closed at the right time.
Where the service providers also accept telephone bookings, it is entirely their own responsibility to obtain the necessary access permit.
- If the listed tickets and bookings are not used after payment has been made, a refund of the corresponding amount is expressly excluded. Any deposit made will also not be reimbursed. In any case, the purchase of the aforementioned tickets and bookings is not subject to the right of withdrawal provided for by the Consumer Protection Act (G.v.D. no. 206/2005, art. 47 and 59).
- The service providers are not responsible and liable for the consequences of unauthorized actions of users during their time on public transport, in the respective car parks, as well as in the facilities around and at Pragser Wildsee Lake. The rules of conduct displayed in the respective locations must be followed at all times.
- At the request of the relevant personnel, tickets and bookings purchased online must be presented and user identification must be permitted.
- Any misuse in the use of the tickets and bookings is immediately followed by their withdrawal, cancellation, or suspension of their validity. Any misuse can be prosecuted by the courts: the right is reserved to take legal action, with any action necessary to establish the criminal (e.g. fraud – art. 640 of the Italian Penal Code) or civil liability of the offender.
- Tickets and bookings that have been unused or partially used, withdrawn, cancelled or whose validity has been suspended will not be replaced or refunded. Tickets and bookings which cannot be used or redeemed due to force majeure are also excluded from a refund.“Force majeure“ is defined as any event that could not be foreseen by the service provider, or in any case could not be avoided by exercising due diligence. Examples are: War or warlike conditions, riots, civil wars, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, nuclear accidents, fire, storms, interruption of communication channels or interruption of the supply of electricity, gas or water, which are not attributable to the operator, strikes and any events which are not within the service provider’s sphere of influence
- The prices for the purchase of tickets and bookings may be subject to change due to fiscal, monetary, economic, or social measures.
- By purchasing and/or using the tickets and bookings referred to in point 1, the user declares that he/she is aware of these General Terms and Conditions of Business and Sales and accepts them in full. These Terms and Conditions of Business and Sales can be found on the website of the Tourist Association Pragser Tal Valley at www.prags.bz.
- In case of ambiguities and differences between the different language versions, the German version of the General Terms and Conditions of Business and Sales shall apply.
- In any legal proceedings concerning the validity or execution of the contract of carriage or of these General Terms and Conditions of Business and Sales, Italian law shall be exclusively applicable; the place of jurisdiction shall be Bolzano.
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