A day on Monte Baranci: between relaxation and Fun-bob
The ideal destination to enjoy an incredible view and feel part of the beauty of the Dolomites is certainly Monte Baranci. Also designed to accommodate families with children, the main summer attraction is characterized by the Fun-bob, followed by the Tubing slope and the simple climbing route dedicated to children. Adults can enjoy a nice glass of the renowned wine of the area in the Gigante Baranci Refuge.
Reachable by chairlift from San Candido, the top of Monte Baranci at 1493 m.s.l.m. it is perfectly organized with activities for everyone to enjoy in the middle of a wonderful landscape made up of two small lakes and an artificial stream, perfect for cooling off summer days. The lakes have the shape of the feet of the giant Baranci who, according to legend, lived in these mountains. For those who want, it is possible to take advantage of the guided tour in the village of the gnomes, where you can learn many interesting stories about the kingdom of the giant.
A nice sunbath and relaxation in one of the wooden beds scattered throughout the park is inevitable, especially after a nice lunch organized with a picnic in the open air or at the Refuge, where a self-service menu or the restaurant. The Refuge has the appearance of the perfect mountain cabin, and is so spectacular that it is often used for private parties as well.
There are three ways to go down to the valley: a beautiful walk in the woods, very easy to do and absolutely pleasant, lasting about an hour, returning by chairlift or the aforementioned Fun Bob. 1.7 kilometers long, it is suitable for an adventurous descent that appeals to children and adults alike. It goes down for an altitude difference of 314 meters and is an exciting race between green meadows and a context of joy. The speed with which to descend can be freely decided, it does not go beyond 10 meters per second, however, an ideal option especially if we accompany younger children and if we want to enjoy the splendor of the Sesto Dolomites that surround us to the fullest.