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Exploring the Most Famous Lake in the Dolomites

Lago Di Braies with its winter coat.

By: Cat Ekkelboom-White + Save to a List

If you haven't seen my first post about this stunning lake in the Dolomites, you can find it here.

Lago Di Braies (also known as the Pragser Wildsee or Lake Prags) is a stunning lake in the heart of the Dolomites. During the summer months its crystal clear turquoise waters make it one of the most beautiful alpine lakes you'll ever see. It's a popular spot for locals to hike as well as tourists who want to post pictures of its famous boathouse to their Instagram feeds.

While ski touring in the area this winter, we decided to stop by our favorite lake and see how it looked in the wintertime. While I did miss the beautiful clear turquoise waters, I hope you'll agree that even in winter it's rather breathtaking.

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