Rifugio Averau

Idyllic rifugio located near the famous Cinque Torri.
2413 m
June - October
Rifugio Averau
Rifugio Averau
Rifugio Averau from below
Rifugio Averau from below

Located in the shadow of the commanding Averau mountain, Rifugio Averau lies close to the famous Cinque Torri and Rifugio Nuvolau. It offers more comfort than its higher-lying counterpart, including a laundromat to wash and dry the hikers’ sweaty clothes.

Sleeping quarters include family suites with balconies overlooking the mountains, dormitories, and double rooms. All of them are incredibly clean and offer above-average comfort at this altitude.

As for the cuisine, it does not leave its visitors disappointed. The hut serves authentic local dishes prepared from fresh ingredients by the rifugio’s own chef and sommelier, Matteo. Staying at Averau is much more than just spending the night. It is an entire gastronomic experience.

Things to know


Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided tour. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations while you enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.

Private Guided

Experience the great outdoors on a private guided tour tailored just for you. The tour is for those who want a hastle-free adventure and enjoy the flexibility of a small private group and not stress about the details of everyday planning. The guide will be fully at your disposal to make this experience as personalized as possible, maximizing the enjoyment during and after the tour.

Join a Group

For solo hikers or hikers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, don’t want to stress about tour-planning and other annoying details. We’re going to find you a group of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts and take care of all the other details. The tour will be led by our guide, who’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, ensuring maximum hiking enjoyment.


We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

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