Welcome to the rifugio

Rifugio Vazzoler

A place for everyone

Explore the peaks of the Dolomites and immerse yourself in the welcoming atmosphere of Rifugio Vazzoler. Surrounded by the majesty of the mountains, our Rifugio offers a serene retreat for nature lovers and alpine sports enthusiasts. With breathtaking views, Rifugio Vazzoler is the ideal starting point for those seeking high-altitude thrills. Whether you're a mountain enthusiast, an experienced mountaineer, or simply looking for peaceful moments with family, let yourself be enveloped by the magic of the Dolomites at our refuge.. Welcome to the heart of the mountains, welcome to Rifugio Vazzoler. 

Our Services


Restaurant 60 indoor seats
120 on the terrace


80 total beds
24 in the dormitory


Hot shower

Alta Via 1

From north to south, the Alta Via No. 1 of the Dolomites invites you on a 150 km adventure (93 miles), from the tranquility of Lake Braies in Val Pusteria to the historic Belluno. Over 12 captivating stages, immerse yourself in an itinerary accessible to many, without the need for advanced mountaineering skills. But don't be fooled: despite being a friendly route, it offers all the charm and challenge of high-altitude mountains.

Start from here

In the heart of the Dolomites, Rifugio Vazzoler stands as the perfect starting point for explorers of all kinds. Whether you seek a short-day hike or a multi-day adventure along the Dolomite's Alta Via No. 1 or around the majestic Monte Civetta, your journey begins here. Get ready to discover breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable trails.


Through the years, Rifugio Vazzoler has remained a cornerstone for alpinism. It has nurtured and trained generations of climbers, who have tackled numerous demanding ascents on the walls of the Civetta group and other Dolomite mountains. 

Alpine Garden

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the blooming Dolomites. From the awe-inspiring panoramas of Cantoni di Pelsa and Torre Venezia to the enchanting kaleidoscope of colors in June and July. Established in 1968, this garden stands as a heartfelt tribute to the splendors of mountain nature.



From June 15th 
to September 22nd

Overnight sleeping from June 14th to September 21st