Via Ferrata Barbara to Fanes Waterfalls

The Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata is an easy via ferrata skirting the Fanes Creek going through the woods, among bridges, waterfalls, gorges, and a peculiar move behind two waterfalls. It is a diverse and picturesque itinerary unfolding inside the Natural Park of the Ampezzo Dolomites where steinbocks, deer, roe deer, eagles, royal owls, groundhogs and several other animals live.

  • Dolomites, Dolomiti d'Ampezzo Nature Park
  • 5 hours
  • Low difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for families and children

Information about the Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata

The trails in the woods, the large and deep canyons, the tall and impressive waterfalls, and the easy via ferrata sections turn this excursion into an adventure well suited for families with children. The Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata (Giovanni Barbara ferrata) is also recommended for individuals who want to try their first rock-climbing steps and want to become familiar with the technical equipment used for a via ferrata. The route is perfectly bolted with a steel fixed rope. It takes a circular tour in an extraordinary landscape behind an amazing waterfall with a drop of over 90 meters.

The excursion begins at the large parking lot in the vicinity of Sant'Uberto, along the road from Cortina to Dobbiaco. The approach and return of the via ferrata unfold along a nice trail in the forest, always gentle and evenly paced.

Price of Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata

€ 330 - 1 person
€ 330 - 2 persons
€ 360 - 3 persons
€ 400 - 4 persons
€ 440 - 5 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking area
    Località S. Uberto
    SS 51 di Alemagna
    32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 9.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°36'11.2"N 12°06'22.4"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata kit
  • Via ferrata boots
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 14, with any level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for the Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata (Giovanni Barbara Ferrata), you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the Fanes Waterfalls via ferrata experience.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.

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