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Wow!

If you have a reasonable level of fitness this is a must see. Hiking shoes are a must as some of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
J0Ruth
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Sutton Coldfield
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Amazing!

We did this hike in mid August on a Sunday morning, and it was packed, all the Italians came for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
precisionstrike
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a reasonable level of fitness this is a must see. Hiking shoes are a must as some of the paths are rocky. The hike took us around an hour and 40 minutes and was well worth it. The lake is stunning!! We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this hike in mid August on a Sunday morning, and it was packed, all the Italians came for a day trip! However that aside, once you get to the lake, the scenery and views are simply amazing and breathtaking. The hike sounds pretty...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing and awesome place surrounded by mountains. The color of the water in the lake looks fabulous. It is worth to see it once in your life. It is better to be in the morning to avoid a crowd. More than recommended!

Thank Halina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked nearly 2 hours to lake in the middle of the way I thought to go back But my son insisted to go on The way ,view and lake totally gorgeous

1  Thank emiromer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery on the hike up and when you finally get to the lake it is breathtaking. The colour is surreal. However, I would recommend to get there early to avoid the crowds. It took us around 4 hours including lunch stops and picture stops...More

1  Thank Jessica644
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We left the Tre Croce pass early but even then, the climb was more of a procession than a hike. The path is narrow and steep at places, yet the hordes of tourists show in light sneakers or even sandals, carrying crying infants and dragging...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was a moderately challenging hike, only because of the mildly harrowing via ferrata-type chains and ladders in the middle section. The end result - the lake - is far worth the hike and was a highlight of our trip in Cortina.

1  Thank Vincent F
Reviewed 28 July 2018

While trekking on the Alta Via 4 we stayed at Rifugio Vandelli. If somebody would have told me I would experience a lake with an incredible blue color, I would have said "Oh, great, thanks for the info!" and integrate it with my knowledge of...More

4  Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were going to the hike on Sunday :D which turned out as not very good idea - I assume that if we decide for any work day there will be like half number of people there. Really it was hard to find the parking...More

3  Thank Roma R
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The lake is beautiful with an amazing color. Water is crisp and fresh and great for a swim on a warm day. The way in this season (June-July) to lake is lovely and plenty with flowers. Highly recommended trail.

2  Thank Avigail M
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Amber A
22 July 2018|
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Response from JacqBeNimble | Reviewed this property |
The lake is cold but a few people were swimming in it, and without any kind of wet suit. It's an alpine lake :) so be prepared for cold water. It might be a quick swim.
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Estelamg
4 July 2018|
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Response from JacqBeNimble | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the trailhead by car, but from there you must hike up by foot and it’s 5 hrs return plus 1 hr to enjoy the lake and Rifugio. Well worth it though. Can’t comment on timing as I have only travelled there in... More
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HilaL111
4 June 2018|
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Response from JacqBeNimble | Reviewed this property |
The entry point is near Passo Tre Croci, which is signed. You'll see lots of cars parked along the road, and the entry point to the trail has a large sign.
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