In the municipality of Tires you have the possibility to become familiar with the reign of King Laurin and his fascinating world of mountains.
Tires, located between 700 and 3.002 m asl, is a little village at the foot of the Catinaccio and has got some 900 inhabitants. It comprises the component localities of S. Cipriano, Brié, Bagni di Lavina Bianca and Tires itself.
Large parts of Tires are located in the protected area of the Sciliar-Catinaccio nature park, so to speak in the impressive landscape of the Dolomites. On foot, on the horseback, on your mountain bike or hang-gliding, there are numerous way to experience this area.
In winter the Skicenter Latemar-Obereggen and also the Alpe di Siusi skiing area are within easy reach. Those who seek alternatives to skiing can try snow-shoeing, winter walking across the snow-covered landscape of Tires, or make a horse-drawn sleigh ride, which is not only popular with kids.
Our tip: at the entrance of the Valle di Camin, there is the Catinaccio-Sciliar nature park, located in the so-called “Steger Säge”, which is a rare example of a water-powered Venetian saw.