5 Reasons to Visit Sesto

At the end of Val Pusteria sits beautiful and quaint Sesto, a charming mountain village that exudes an atmosphere marked with deep-rooted hospitality and ancient traditions.  It is located in the most eastern part of Trentino-South Tyrol, an area known for its unique and colorful customs.  Visitors flock to Sesto for the year-round outdoor fun and to experience a true Dolomite mountain town.  One thing’s for certain – you’ll never be bored in this location.  Here are five reasons to add a visit to Sesto to your travel itinerary. 

Spectacular Trails – Sesto is close by to a number of wonderful and scenic trails like the Valle Campo di Dentro, near San Candido, and the Val Fiscalina, which are both crisscrossed with trails for walking as well as cross-country skiing.  Val Fiscalina offers a long but easy walk throughout which some magnificent views of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo can be seen. Most of the trails around the Tre Cime are easily navigable for casual walkers and families and all provide fantastic and unforgettable sights.

Shopping – Sesto offers a huge variety of shopping opportunities.  From clothing to food and wine to unique hand-crafted items made by the talented local artists of the area, you’ll find just about anything you need here.  Find practical items to help make your stay more enjoyable or purchase some fantastic souvenirs to bring home a little piece of the Dolomites.

Dining – With dozens of restaurants to choose from, and styles ranging from simple and fast to elegant and world-class you’ll never go hungry in Sesto.  Mouthwatering dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients and chefs who are masters in cooking the unique cuisine of the area will provide you with a delicious way to experience the Dolomites.

Endless Activities – There’s much more to Sesto than just fantastic skiing.  During the winter other outdoor activities include tobogganing, ice skating and even horse-drawn carriage rides through the Val Fiscalina.  Summer months offer walking, hiking, tennis and swimming.  Visitors particularly enjoy the “Dolomit Arena”, an enormous indoor climbing facility.  Whatever it is you enjoy doing, you’ll find it in Sesto.

Museums – For a small town, Sesto has an impressive number of museums offering fascinating exhibits and a chance to learn more about the area’s long, rich history.  From artwork to architecture to ancient religious artifacts, you’ll be delighted and amazed as you stroll through the long halls and discover the many finds on display. 

From dining to shopping to experiencing the exhilarating outdoor adventure or visiting one of several area museums, you’ll never be bored in beautiful Sesto.  A visit here will provide a unique and memorable mountain village experience while promising to entertain even the most finicky traveler.  Add to this the spectacular surrounding landscapes and you’ve got more reasons than those listed here to make a trip to Sesto a “must” for your Dolomites adventure.