At the foot of the Monte Baranci in the Dolomites, there is the charming market town of San Candido.
The market place San Candido has developed out of a Celtic settlement that dates back to the 4th century. It stretches from 1.113 to 3,145 m and comprises the villages of San Candido, Prato Drava and Versciaco and offers a natural landscape that is ideal for several outdoor activities the whole year round, not only in the Alta Pusteria - Dolomiti di Sesto ski carousel, San Candido is overtowered by the striking Baranci mountain range that can also be admired when you walk across the pedestrian zone of San Candido.
Cross-country skiers can look forward to 200 km of ski slopes, while those who prefer hiking can walk along a trail network of more than 70 km. And in the evening skiers, snowboarders, hikers and cross-country skiers can meet in one of the cosy mountain huts.
Dolomiti Balloonfestival, balloon glowing, International Ice Sculpture Festival, a walk to the Rif. Baranci or a visit to the village festival, in San Candido there is something for every taste.