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Lago di Anterselva/Antholzer See: a jewel in the mountains

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Legendary & beautiful

Excursion tip: Lago di Anterselva/Antholzer See

When you see this lake, you certainly won’t need the sea anymore. The legendary Lago di Anterselva/Antholzer See is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Alps. See for yourself.

A long, long time ago, where Lago di Anterselva/Antholzer See lies today, there were three beautiful farms – one bigger than the other. One day, a beggar passed through this area and asked the rich farmers for a little bit of charity. But the farmers were so stingy that they couldn’t even spare a small piece of bread for him and turned him away. Disappointed, the beggar went away, but before he did so, he prophesied a catastrophe for the farmers, which actually happened a little while later. Suddenly, a spring opened up behind the farms and poured right over them!

This is the story about the origins of Lago di Anterselva/Antholzer See. Visit it on your mountain biking holidays in the Alps or with your family. A circular path, suitable for both prams and bikes, leads you around this unique natural treasure. It is also home to many rare animals and plants. Our tip: Sit on the shore with the little ones and watch the fascinating play of colours on the surface of untouched lake, the third largest lake in South Tyrol.

The Preindl family from Der Garberhof Dolomit Family

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