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Where is Prags?

The South Tirolean community of Prags sits in the Hochpustertal valley and is home to 676 people. The municipal area includes Schmieden, St. Veit in Prags, Hofstadt-Säge and Plung. Nestled within the Dolomites Prags lies in the Prags Valley at the centre of Fanes-Sennes-Prags Nature Reserve.

Dreamlike: Prags Lake (Lago di Braies)

The ”jewel of the Dolomite lakes“ reflects the majestic Seekofel mountain in its green and blue water and offers a stunning view.

Prags Lake is a very popular destination and has been the setting for various movies. It is also the starting point for No 1 Dolomite long distance trail and other hiking trails.

Plätzwiese – another fantastic place to visit

Prags Lake and Plätzwiese High Plateau are a must-do when visiting this Pustertal community. Plätzwiese mountain pasture lies at 2,000 m a.s.l. Surrounded by some Dolomite mountains. Plätzwiese is a great place for a variety of outdoor activities in the winter and the summer: x-country skiing, hiking or just enjoying the unique views to Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Monte Cristallo and the Tofane Dolomites.

Natural Paradise in the winter and the summer

The region is home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails such as the loop trail around Prags Lake, tour to Dürrenstein, Seekofel or Strudelkopf mountain.

Prags amidst the South Tirolean Dolomites is also a very popular winter destination: extensive winter hiking routes through snowy landscape, ski touring and ski slopes suitable for all members of the family. Prags ski resort sits below the north faces of Dürrenstein mountain and features two ski lifts and four slopes, soft hills, magic carpets, kids’ terrains, and ski school. Prags is also part of "3 Cime Dolomites" ski resort.

Other outdoor activities are x-country skiing and backcountry skiing. Hochpustertal valley belongs to Dolomiti NordicSki which is the biggest x-country skiing region in Europe. X-country skiers love Plätzwiese loop trail and ski tourers enjoy Dürrenstein, but always check out the current avalanche situation and take your emergency equipment with you.

The weather in South Tirol

South Tirol enjoys a warm and temperate climate. The hottest time of the year is June to August while December to January is the coldest. South Tirol is worth visiting any time of the year: hiking from May to October, skiing in the winter. Check out our live webcam for the current weather situation and the weather to come.