Main Highlights in Sesto

Experiencing and enjoying Sesto

The attractive village of Sesto is nestling in the stunning mountain world of the Sesto Dolomites. Located far away from the hustle and bustle, the town offers nature at its best and opportunities for recreation for all tastes. Alpine climbers in particular know and love Sesto, because the most important peaks of the Dolomites are found here.

Altitude village centre: 1,300 m
Inhabitants: Approx. 1,900
Description: renowned and loved by alpine climbers


Highlights in Sesto
Sesto sundial
Sesto sundial
The Sesto sundial with the five Dolomite peaks of Cima Nove, Cima Dieci, Cima Undici, Cima Dodici and Cima Uno is the largest stone sun dial in the world and a unique spectacle of nature.
Three Peaks
Three Peaks
The Three Peaks are the landmark of the Sesto Dolomites and of South Tyrol. Climbers love the Three Peaks and Sesto boasts the most popular peaks in the Alps. A circular tour and simple hikes in the nature park are also a wonderful experience.
Val Fiscalina
Val Fiscalina
The Val Fiscalina is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It leads past the peaks of the Sesto sundial into the Three Peaks nature park, to the Three Peaks and the Monte Paterno.
BELLUM AQUILARUM: Sesto and the First World War
BELLUM AQUILARUM: Sesto and the First World War
During the First World War Sesto and the Sesto Dolomites were theatres for much military conflict. Trace the story of this war in the open-air museum Bellum Aquilarum and in the exhibition with the same name.
Three Peaks nature park
Three Peaks nature park
The nature park (Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage) features stunning landscapes and Dolomite peaks, in particular the world famous Three Peaks.
Culturonda® Dolomythos
Culturonda® Dolomythos
40% of the district of Sesto is located in the Three Peaks nature park, which together with other regions was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2009. Culturonda® Dolomythos brings the richness of the stunning natural landscape, culture and way of life in the Dolomites to life.
Further tips
Further tips
Also enjoy the following excursions and adventures in Sesto:
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