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Rifugio Nuvolau

Small and rustic mountain hut with the longest tradition in the Dolomites.
Elevation
2575 m
Season
June - September
Capacity
24
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Rifugio Nuvolau
Rifugio Nuvolau

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Rifugio Nuvolau is the oldest refuge in the Dolomites, dating back to 1883. It is perched at the top of the Nuvolau mountain and boasts a panoramic view of Cortina d’Ampezzo and Cinque Torri.

The hut is relatively small and rustic, offering only shared rooms with single and bunk beds. Although it has free wi-fi, it features no showers and only shared bathroom facilities. Its location makes for several logistical nightmares, so electricity and water are luxury features that are not always available.

A rifugio at the mountain top is not a regular sight, making a night at Nuvolau a unique experience.

Things to know

Self-guided

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.

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

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