121 Dolomites Quotes & Captions for Instagram [Elevate Your Feed]

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Here’s the best Dolomites quotes and captions for Instagram inspired by our 3 years of hut to hut hiking on the Alta Via 1 and going paragliding in the mountains.

My photos have evolved over the years and are generally still kinda crappy, but I’m doing my best 🥹.

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From our last hut to hut hiking trip on the Alta Via 1

Our family goes every summer to the Dolomites because it’s pure magic.  It’s a great place for hiking, paragliding, outdoor photography, spa hotels and generally reconnecting to wonder. 

Pictures will never do these mountain justice, but maybe a caption can help!

From the iconic turquoise waters of Lago di Braies to the stunning vistas of Cortina d’Ampezzo and Alpe di Siusi, I’ve got you covered with a list of Dolomites captions that will make your high school science teacher swoon. 

Ready until the end where I’ve written my favorite Dolomites quotes too.  

Let’s get to the list!

From Under the Sea to Pinnacles, Spires and Deep Valleys : Welcome to the Dolomiti

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Feeling small in the presence of something big and beautiful is a humbling experience, and that’s exactly what the Dolomites inspire. Get ready to be filled with awe at every turn 🤩🏞️ #dolomites #mountainmagic #aweinspiring”

Dolomites Captions for Instagram

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Ready to make your followers jealous with envy-inducing Dolomites photos? Don’t forget the perfect caption! Here are some witty and charming Instagram captions to accompany your stunning shots of the Dolomites:

  1. The only thing better than a mountain view is a Dolomites mountain view 🏔️ #livingmybestlife
  2. Taking my wanderlust to new heights in the Dolomites ⛰️ #hikingadventures”
  3. No matter how hard life gets, the mountains are always there to make it better ❤️ #Dolomiteslove
  4. The Dolomites are so beautiful, they’re making me forget about my bad knees 😜 #worthit
  5. What’s better than a postcard? Seeing the Dolomites with your own eyes 🌄 #nofilterneeded
  6. If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space 💪 #adventuretime”
  7. I left my heart in the Dolomites ❤️ #bucketlistdestination
  8. The Dolomites may be tough to climb, but the views are always worth it 👀 #hikinggoals
  9. Life is too short for boring views. That’s why I come to the Dolomites 🤩 neverstopexploring”
  10. I’m not lost, I’m just taking the scenic route 🌲 #naturelover”
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So, which one is your favorite? Don’t be afraid to mix and match or come up with your own clever captions. Let your creativity run wild and your followers will thank you!

Lago Di Braies Captions

Lago di Braies is one of the most picturesque lakes in the Dolomites and the trailhead for one of the best hut to hut hiking trips in Europe.

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Where to Stay: Hotel Lago di Braies

Closest Town: Cortina d’ Ampezzo

Best Activity: Handcrafted Wooden Boat Ride

Altitude: 1469 meters (4,820ft) above sea level
UNESCO site: Fanes-Sennes-Braies National Park

Getting there by car: GPS, Bus 442 from Dobbiaco, Private Transfer from Venice

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Here are some Instagram captions to capture the essence of this iconic lake:

  1. 🥾Life is better at Lago di Braies
  2. Take me back to the turquoise waters of Lago di Braies
  3. 🌈 Nature never goes out of style – Lago di Braies proves it
  4. The perfect postcard doesn’t do justice to Lago di Braies
  5. I have a thing for lakes and mountains, and Lago di Braies has it all
  6. A moment of peace and tranquility, brought to you by Lago di Braies 🗻
  7. “The rugged mountain backdrop of Lago di Braies makes everything better
  8. Hiking Barbie Found Paradise found at Lago di Braies”
  9. Lago di Braies: where the mountains meet the water
  10. Lost in the beauty of Lago di Braies, where the only direction to follow is the one that leads to adventure 🌲💦 #lago di braies #dolomites #hikingadventures
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To take the best photos at Lago di Braies, consider these tips:

  • Capture the reflection of the mountains on the lake’s surface during still mornings or evenings
  • Include one of the traditional wooden boats in your shot – they are iconic for Lago di Braies
  • Use the surrounding pine trees as a frame for your photo to add depth and interest
  • Consider taking a photo from above by hiking to a nearby viewpoint for a different perspective

Dolomites Captions that are Cringe-Worthy


Here are some goofy captions for Instagram about the Dolomites:

  1. “Feelin’ on top of the world… or at least the Dolomites”
  2. “I don’t always hike mountains, but when I do, it’s in the Dolomites”
  3. “Mountains are just big hills, but the Dolomites are THE big hills”
  4. “I came, I saw, I Dolomited”
  5. “Warning: may cause severe mountain envy”
  6. “The Dolomites: where the views are worth the calf burn”
  7. “I can’t espresso how beautiful the Dolomites are”
  8. “The Dolomites have me feeling like a real mountaineer… even though I still struggle with stairs”
  9. Rosengarten trekking is beckoning.”
  10. “The Dolomites are like a gym membership, but with better views and no membership fees”

Dolomites Captions for Cortina d’Ampezzo

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You should definitely plan a summer getaway to Cortina d’Ampezzo.  It’s off-the-charts beautiful and fun with plenty of things to do beyond hiking.  But really, you should go hiking there 😉  Then stay at a 5 star SPA hotel and walk in with muddy boots next to oligarchs girlfriends with white fluffy dogs.

Here are 10 captions that capture the charm and luxury of this amazing Alpine town with lux vibes:

  1. Who needs snow when you have sunshine and stunning mountain views? ☀️🏔️ #CortinaSummer
  2. From hiking to shopping, Cortina d’Ampezzo has it all! 🛍️🏔️ #SummerVibes
  3. Enjoying an Aperol Spritz with a view of the Dolomites. Life doesn’t get much better than this. 🍹🌅 #LaDolceVita
  4. Take a break from the heat and head up to the cool mountain air. 🌡️❄️ #EscapeTheHeat
  5. Can’t decide which is more breathtaking, the views or the altitude. 🤔🏞️ #HighOnLife
  6. A peaceful hike in the mountains is just what the doctor ordered. 🌿👩‍⚕️ #NatureTherapy
  7. Cortina d’Ampezzo: where the hiking trails are as refreshing as the local gelato. 🍦🥾 #TreatYoSelf
  8. If you’re not sweating, you’re not doing it right. 😅💪 #FitnessGoals
  9. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” – John Muir (but with a gelato in hand) 🍨🏔️ #MajesticMountains
  10. Living the dream, one mountain peak at a time. 🏞️💭 #WanderlustGoals
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Whether you’re an adventure seeker or just looking for a relaxing summer vacation, Cortina d’Ampezzo has something for everyone.

So grab your hiking boots or your shopping bag, and get ready for an unforgettable summer in the Dolomites.

Worried about getting lost? Hiking statistics show that the likelihood of getting lost increases by 300% if you’re hiking with someone who claims to have a great sense of direction.

Instagram Captions for Lago di Landro

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Nestled in the valley before the climb to Tre Cime, Lago di Landro offers breathtaking scenery and a peaceful escape from stress.  It’s lesser known and less crowded than Lago di Braies. 

Here are some Instagram captions to capture the essence of this stunning alpine lake:

  1. Soaking up the serenity of Lago di Landro – it’s the perfect mountain escape 🏞️
  2. Hiking around Lago di Landro is like stepping into a fairytale 🧚‍♀️
  3. At Lago di Landro, the mountains are our playground and the lake is our sanctuary 💙
  4. The stunning reflections of the mountains on Lago di Landro will leave you in awe 🤩
  5. Paddle boarding on Lago di Landro – the ultimate summer adventure 🌞
  6. Lago di Landro is where the mountains meet the sky and the water meets the shore 🏔️💦
  7. Nature’s artwork at its finest – Lago di Landro 🎨
  8. Feeling grateful for moments like this at Lago di Landro 💕
  9. Every day is a great day to be by the lake – especially at Lago di Landro ☀️
  10. Lago di Landro – where the only rush hour is the sound of the river flowing 🌊

Alpe di Suisi Dolomites Captions

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We had the best time skiing here in 2023 – So we’ll have to go back and hike it too!  Alpe di Siusi, also known as the Seiser Alm in German, is a picturesque high-altitude meadow nestled in the heart of the Dolomites. During the winter months, Alpe di Siusi transforms into a skier’s paradise. 

If skiing isn’t your thing, Alpe di Siusi offers plenty of other activities to enjoy. Take a leisurely stroll through the meadow, breathe in the fresh alpine air, and enjoy the stunning views all around.

Or, for the more adventurous, take a paragliding tour and soar above the meadow, taking in the breathtaking scenery from a new perspective.

Paragliding statistics reveal that the chances of a successful landing are directly proportional to the amount of experience you have, and inversely proportional to the number of people watching you.

With these Instagram captions, you’ll be able to perfectly capture the awe-inspiring views and tranquil ambiance of this natural wonder.

  1. Feeling on top of the world at Alpe di Siusi
  2. The Dolomites never cease to amaze me
  3. Soaring to new heights on Alpe di Siusi
  4. The views from up here are worth the climb
  5. Nature’s symphony at Alpe di Siusi
  6. Alpine meadow magic at its finest
  7. The perfect place to unplug and unwind
  8. Simply breathtaking views at Alpe di Siusi
  9. Getting lost in the beauty of the Dolomites
  10. A true wonderland at Alpe di Siusi

Cinque Torri Instagram Captions

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Nestled 30 minutes drive above Cortina d’Ampezzo, lies Cinque Torri, a stunning rock formation that offers breathtaking views and thrilling outdoor activities. As a parent, one of the most rewarding experiences is watching your child experience something new and exciting for the first time.

Recently, my daughter had her first flying dress photoshoot at Cinque Torri, and it was a moment that we will never forget. 

Whether you’re an adventure seeker or just looking for a beautiful place to relax and unwind, Cinque Torri has something for everyone.

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Here are some Dolomites Instagram captions to perfectly capture the breathtaking beauty and adventure of Cinque Torri:

  1. Scaling new heights at Cinque Torri – the views from the top are worth the climb!
  2. Cinque Torri: where rock meets sky in a stunning display of nature’s beauty.
  3. Exploring the iconic rock formations of Cinque Torri – every turn offers a new perspective.
  4. The view from Rifugio Cinque Torri is simply jaw-dropping – can’t get enough of this place!
  5. Admiring the majestic peaks of Cinque Torri – truly a sight to behold.
  6. Hiking through the rugged terrain of Cinque Torri – the perfect way to get up close and personal with nature.
  7. Enjoying a hearty meal at Rifugio Averau after a day of hiking – the nuts and cheese ravioli are a must-try!
  8. Taking in the serene atmosphere and natural beauty of Cinque Torri – the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
  9. From hiking to rock climbing, Cinque Torri offers endless opportunities for adventure and exploration.
  10. Soaking up the stunning views of Cinque Torri – a truly unforgettable experience.

Be sure to indulge in the delicious nuts and cheese ravioli at Rifugio Averau. And don’t forget to explore the many hiking trails that this beautiful area has to offer from easy dayhikes to crazy via ferratas or the long distance Alta Via 1!

Instagram Captions for Rifugio Lagazuoi

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If you’re looking for a stunning place to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Dolomites, then Rifugio Lagazoi is a must-visit destination. With its panoramic views, rugged mountain terrain, and top-notch hiking trails, this area offers plenty of opportunities for adventure and exploration. 

Located across the valley from Rifugio Cinque Torri and Rifugio Averau, Rifugio Lagazoi offers a unique experience for visitors, including a gondola for people that don’t want to do a dayhike or do a hut to hut hike.  Those who want a unique experience should check out Rifugio Fodara Vedla.

Check out these Instagram captions to help capture the awe-inspiring beauty of Rifugio Lagazoi on your next adventure.

  1. 🏞️ Feeling on top of the world at Rifugio Lagazoi! 🌍
  2. 🌄 The view from Rifugio Lagazoi is a feast for the eyes! 😍
  3. 🧗‍♀️ Scaling new heights at this iconic climbing spot! 🧗‍♂️
  4. 🌲 Hiking through the stunning Dolomite forests surrounding Rifugio Lagazoi! 🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️
  5. 🍴 Fueling up with the best ravioli I’ve ever tasted at Rifugio Lagazoi! 🍽️
  6. ⛰️ Breathtaking views in every direction at this high-altitude refuge! 😱
  7. 🌞 Soaking up the sun and the scenery at Rifugio Lagazoi! ☀️
  8. 🌅 The sunset at Rifugio Lagazoi is a sight you won’t soon forget! 🌇
  9. 🌺 The alpine wildflowers at Rifugio Lagazoi are a riot of color! 🌷🌸🌼
  10. 🎒 Exploring the Dolomites is always an adventure, and Rifugio Lagazoi is the perfect starting point! 👣

Instagram Captions for Seceda

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If you’re looking for stunning views of the Dolomites, a visit to Seceda is a must! 😍Hiking around the Seceda panorama point offers an unforgettable panorama of the Odle/Geisler Peaks – a sight that will leave you breathless! 🏔️The Seceda cableways are the easiest and fastest way to reach this iconic mountain valley. 🚠

Don’t miss the opportunity to walk along the Seceda ridgeline towards the Odle Peaks – it’s an experience you’ll never forget!  The trail from Seceda to Rifugio Firenze/Regensburger Hütte is perfect for an easy-moderate day hike. 

  1. 🏔️ Soaring high above the clouds on Seceda, feeling on top of the world! #Seceda #Dolomites #Valgardena
  2. 🚠 Riding the cable car up to Seceda, the views just keep getting better and better! #Ortisei #Seceda
  3. 🌄 Sunrise on Seceda is simply breathtaking! Watching the colors change on the mountains is a magical experience. #Sunrise #Seceda
  4. 🥾 Hiking along the Seceda ridgeline towards the Odle Peaks, feeling alive and free! #Hiking #Nature
  5. 🎿 Skiing down Seceda with the wind in my hair and the mountains all around me, pure bliss! #Skiing #WinterSports
  6. 🌞 Enjoying the warm sun on my face and the cool breeze on Seceda, a perfect day! #SummerFun #MountainAir
  7. 🌺 The alpine flowers on Seceda are simply stunning! Their colors and beauty add to the already magnificent views. #FlowerPower #MountainBeauty
  8. 📷 Taking endless photos on Seceda, capturing the beauty of the Dolomites from every angle! #Photography #Views
  9. 🍴 Savoring the delicious schnitzel at Rifugio Firenze after a day of hiking, the perfect reward! #Foodie #HikingTrips
  10. 🌅 Sunset on Seceda, the perfect end to a perfect day in the Dolomites. #SunsetLover #Seceda

Instagram Captions for Val Gardena

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  1. 🏔️🌲 Take a deep breath of fresh mountain air and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Val Gardena.
  2. 🌞☕ Start your day off right with a steaming cup of coffee and breathtaking views of the Dolomites in Val Gardena.
  3. 🚶‍♀️🥾 Lace up your hiking boots and explore the many trails of Val Gardena, surrounded by towering peaks and lush forests.
  4. 🌸🌼 In the springtime, the meadows of Val Gardena burst with vibrant wildflowers, creating a picture-perfect scene.
  5. ⛷️🏂 Whether you’re a seasoned pro or hitting the slopes for the first time, Val Gardena’s ski runs offer endless fun and excitement.
  6. 🧀🍷 Indulge in the rich flavors of the South Tyrolean cuisine, with dishes like speck, cheese, and hearty stews.
  7. 🌅🌄 Witness the stunning sunrise and sunset views from the mountaintops of Val Gardena, a sight you won’t forget.
  8. 🚡🏰 Take a scenic cable car ride up to the enchanting medieval castle ruins of Wolkenstein, perched high above Val Gardena.
  9. 🚴‍♀️🚵‍♂️ Hop on a bike and pedal your way through Val Gardena’s winding roads and picturesque villages.
  10. 🌲🌳 Val Gardena isn’t just about the mountains – there are also plenty of peaceful forests and woodlands to explore.

Dolomites Quotes for Instagram

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The Dolomites have inspired many with their breathtaking beauty and majestic presence. Here are some travel quotes that capture the essence of the Dolomites.

Short Dolomites Quotes

1. “The original Alpenglow is at Catinaccio Rosengarten.” – John Muir

2. “The Dolomites are a work of art, a symphony of stone.” – Reinhold Messner

3. “The peaks of the Dolomites are like a sea frozen in stone.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

4. “Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” – Anatoli Boukreev

Cute Dolomites Quotes

1. In the Dolomites, the journey is just as beautiful as the destination.

2. The Dolomites stole a piece of my heart and I’m okay with that.

3. The Dolomites have a way of making you feel small in the best possible way.

4. If you’re ever feeling lost, go find yourself in the Dolomites.


1. Mother Nature is showing off in the Dolomites, and I’m here for it.

2. I’m peak-ing in the Dolomites.

3. Life is all peaks and valleys, but the Dolomites have the best views.

4. I’m rockin’ it in the Dolomites.


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