The Huts History

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Our hut was built in 1982 and is owned by the farmers of Braies, Villabassa and Monguelfo. Every summer, they have the right to bring their 350 head of cattle onto the 700 acres of the pasture at Plätzwiese. Up until the summer of 2008 the hut … [Read more...]

UNESCO Natural Park

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In 1980 Prato Piazza was successfully accepted to fall under the protection of the natural park Fanes-Senes-Braies. Fanes-Senes-Braies has an area of ​​25,680 hectares and reaches from Val di Braies to Val Badia. The park aims to raise awareness … [Read more...]

The Great War

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During World War I, Prato Piazza was directly on the front lines of the waring Austro-Hungarian Empire and Italy. There are still, in the immediate area, the remains of various fortifications and outposts, especially near the mountain, Strudelkopf. … [Read more...]

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