New guidebook

Guidebook: Great Dolomite Road + via Ferrata

The guidebook Great Dolomite Road and via Ferrata describes a classic itinerary to visit some of the most scenic parts of the Dolomites. It crosses three regions: Südtirol, Trentino, and Veneto.

This guide will help you go on the entire road with clear color maps that indicate the distance and time between places and photos of the localities. Furthermore, it gives you the route to follow between the different stages.

Numerous viewpoints and parking areas on the Great Dolomite Road allow a panoramic view of the surrounding Dolomites.

The guidebook starts by describing the attractions in Bolzano, the Ötzi – the Iceman Museum, Bolzano’s castles, and nearby locations. It then leads you on a drive from Bolzano to Cortina d’Ampezzo, going through the Carezza Lake, Val di Fassa, and the Tofana.

The contains many reviews for the best-recommended restaurants at the location described.

It includes maps, color photos, and descriptions of the attractions of all the localities touched.

An extensive section is full of helpful information on how to get to Bolzano and Cortina, go back, and what kind of services are available to rent a bike, the favorite means of transportation to ride the Great Road.

The Great Dolomite Road: Itinerary

The itinerary goes through Karneid, Nova Levante, Carezza Lake, Passo di Costalunga, Vigo di Fassa, Pozza di Fassa, Campitello di Fassa, Canazei, Pecol, the Fedaia Pass, Pieve di Livinallongo, Col di Lana, Falzarego Pass, Valparola Ridge, Cinque Torri, and the Tofana.

Guidebook for via ferrata
The guidebook

My bit for the guidebook

The guidebook Great Dolomite Road and via Ferrata contains a last section, written by me, that gives you all the information about the via ferrata, how to climb it, the required equipment, the dangers and much more.


The author

Enrico Massetti was born in Milan, Italy, where he lived for more than 30 years, visiting countless tourist destinations from the mountains of the Alps to the sea of Sicily. He now lives in Washington, DC, USA. However, he regularly visits his hometown and enjoys touring all the places in his country, especially those he can reach by public transportation.

Enrico Maioni Mountain Guide Dolomiti

Enrico Maioni

Certified Mountain Guide, with a wide know-how of the Dolomiti.
I was born in the heart of the Dolomites, where I live and work to this day.
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