Only 11 kilometres separate your accommodation and Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee in South Tyrol. After a leisurely 15-minute car ride you will reach the so-called Pearl of the Dolomites: the crystal-clear, turquoise to deep-blue Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee. The largest natural lake in the Dolomites is embedded in the impressive Croda del Becco/Seekofel massif. The lake’s waters act like the mountains’ gentle yet mysterious counterpart – creating a unique and magical atmosphere that enchants all visitors of the tranquil Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee. Calm waters are known to run deep and to sometimes be cold as ice. Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee in South Tyrol is no exception. Its deepest point is 36 metres and its water temperature can be described, without exaggeration, as ice-cold – even in high summer. We at Brückele wish you a wonderful break at our accommodation near Lago di Braies/Pragsersee.
It is hardly surprising that Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee plays a central role in the South Tyrolean myths and legends, given its magical atmosphere. As legend has it, Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee used to be the gateway to the underground Kingdom of Fanes. The presently buried entrance is said to have been located at the southern end of the lake facing the Croda del Becco/Seekofel, which in Ladin is called Sass dla Porta, meaning Gateway Mountain.
Both in winter and in summer, the "Praxer Wildsee", as the South Tyroleans pronounce it, is the beginning and end of numerous hikes, Nordic walking excursions, ski tours, snowshoe hikes, and leisurely strolls. A hike around the picturesque Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee near our accommodation is particularly popular with the young and old – and especially the southern shore offers countless beautiful spots for a picnic or to splash around with the little ones. Another wonderful holiday experience that will stay in your heart forever is a trip with a rowing boat on calm Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee, located not far away from your hotel in Prags. Have you chosen our accommodation at Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee for a winter holiday? During the cold season, Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee is an incredibly magical place: frozen and snow-covered, it glistens wonderfully in the winter sun. And last but not least, in winter, our accommodation at Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee turns into the perfect starting point for extremely beautiful hikes amidst the snow-covered mountain landscape of the Dolomites. There is also a cross-country ski trail directly by the lake, which connects our accommodation to Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee. The "Praxer Wildsee" next to Hotel Brückele awaits you during the cold season with a special highlight: an ice climbing garden that invites experienced climbers to climb in good snow conditions. The Brückele is therefore your ideal accommodation at Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee for an active summer and winter holiday in the natural landscapes of the South Tyrolean Dolomites.