Lake Molveno : " a precious pearl in an even more
is how Fogazzaro, at the beginning of the 19th century, described
other definitions summarize the characteristics of this jewel of the Brenta
Dolomites. Twelve kilometers of the perimeter of Lake Molveno are
characterized by the presence of dense forests of beech and fir, south-east of
the Paganella ridge and north-west of the slopes of the looming peaks of the
Brenta Group. In the north-east lies the extensive beach of Lake Molveno,
characterized by five acres of lawn.
Molveno is 4.2 km long and 1 km wide and is the largest lake in the Dolomites
over the altitude of 800 m.
At Molveno, in all seasons, nature
is always the belle of the ball: vast expanses of beech, fir and larch forests
colour the landscape with awesome shades of green. Woodland fragrances and
perfumes of wild flowers fill the fresh mountain air.
magic of the lake can be admired in all its greatness and beauty from the
beaches and from the village. The expanse of deep blue waters reflects the
majestic image of the highest peaks of the Brenta Dolomites: the most western
of the Dolomite groups. Molveno has been the destination of tours and
expeditions since the last century.