Lago Dei Caprioli is a stunning alpine lake made up of springs that trickle from the famous Brenta Dolomites. Here’s all you need to know when visiting.
How To Get To Lago Dei Caprioli
Many hotels in the area of Val Di Sole have bus transfers available.
We highly recommend renting a car because you have the opportunity to explore the area in your own time.
If you rent a car for your entire trip in Italy, you can pick the car up from the airport in which you land and drive from there into Trentino. Another option is of course a private taxi to the lake.
For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.
Lago Dei Caprioli Entrance Fee
It’s free to visit.
Lago Dei Caprioli Opening Times
Open all day, every day.
Best Time To Visit Lago Dei Caprioli In Val Di Sole + Tips
The warmest and driest time of year in Val Di Sole is during July and August. Not the the best time for those interested in skiing but a great time to enjoy this beautiful area and Lago Dei Caprioli.
With average daily temperatures at a pleasant 20°C it’s perfect for walking, picnicking and generally enjoying the beautiful scenery.
However, we visited in the autumn and it was pretty quiet but still really enjoyable. So if you prefer to avoid the crowds, this would be a great option and the autumn colours are amazing.
Don’t forget your camera as there are some spectacular photo opportunities here!
When you arrive there is some paid parking and also some free parking if you don’t mind a short walk.
What To Pack
What To Expect At Lago Dei Caprioli
Lago Dei Caprioli is a beautiful alpine lake situated in the middle of a forest in the heart of Val Di Sole Trentino.
Not only one of the best things to do in Val Di Sole, but it was also of our favourite lakes in Trentino!
This beautiful lake is easily accessible from the town of Pellizzano, just 6km away. The road from Pellizzano to the lake is a little steep and narrow so be prepared to go carefully.
Lago Dei Caprioli is fed by several small streams and springs that flow from the Brenta Dolomites.
It takes about an hour to walk leisurely around the lake and there are plenty of really pretty places to stop and relax.
The pine trees, snow capped mountains and wooded walkways give it a real enchanted forest feel.
You can admire these mountains all day long in the reflections on the lakes crystalline waters.
The lakeside restaurant is only open in peak summer months, so bring a picnic lunch. There are numerous picnic tables surrounding the lake, as well as open grassy areas.
This little lake is also said to be one of the best fly fishing spots in Northern Italy. It is stocked regularly with German Brown and Rainbow Trout during the summer months.
Lago Dei Caprioli should definitely be high on your list of things to do in Val Di Sole Trentino as it’s another one of the beautiful lakes in this region.
The secluded area allows you to take a restful afternoon walk or enjoy a peaceful picnic in nature.
Where To Stay In Val Di Sole
Luxury – Kristiania Pure Nature Hotel & Spa
Kristiania Pure Nature Hotel & Spa is located in the Val di Sole, a few yards from the ski lifts to the Biancaneve slopes.
A free ski bus is provided during winter.
All rooms at the Kristiania Pure Nature Hotel & Spa come with a balcony, satellite TV, a minibar and private bathroom. Some rooms offer views of the mountains.
Beauty Centre Acquaviva includes an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, Turkish bath and saunas. There is also a fitness centre.
Mid-Budget – Tevini Dolomites Charming Hotel
Tevini Dolomites Charming Hotel is in the middle of a sunny valley in Commezzadura in the Italian Alps.
The hotel overlooks the Brenta, Ortles-Cevedale, and Adamello-Presanella mountain ranges. Natural parks are nearby.
You can walk or take the public ski bus to the nearby Daolasa Val Mastellina cableway, just 550 yards away. The property offers ski equipment rental and a ski storage room.
The Tevini is close to mountain paths ideal for horseback riding, Nordic walking, and long-distance and cross-country skiing.
Budget – Hotel Chalet Al Foss
Hotel Chalet Al Foss is located in a tranquil area of the Val di Sole, 1.2 miles from Vermiglio.
It offers panoramic views of the Presanella glacier and a free shuttle service to the Passo Tonale ski area.
This family-run hotel is 3.7 miles from the slopes at Passo Tonale and not far from the cross-country ski areas of Velon and Stavel. Ski storage is free.
The restaurant offers classic Italian and international cuisine accompanied by a varied buffet of vegetables, starters and desserts.
In the summer months, guests can enjoy the buffet breakfast out on the sun terrace.
For more places to stay in Val Di Sole, you can check the latest prices on Booking.com.
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This trip was sponsored by Visit Trentino