Val Badia

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View northwards to San Martin de Tor

The Val Badia (English: Badia Valley,[1][2] Ladin: Val Badia; Italian: Val Badia; German: Gadertal) is the valley of the Gran Ega river in South Tyrol, Italy. It stretches from the Sella massif northwards to the Puster Valley. The villages in the Val Badia, whose population are predominantly Ladin-speaking, belong to the following municipalities: Badia, Corvara, La Val, Mareo and San Martin de Tor.

The upper part of the valley, starting from the village San Linêrt and including Badia, Corvara and La Val, is called in German Abteital.[3] The same area is under the name Alta Badia a renowned ski resort.[4]


  1. ^ Mauro Marchetti; Alessandro Ghinoi; Mauro Soldati (2017). "The Dolomite Landscape of the Alta Badia (Northeastern Alps): A Remarkable Record of Geological and Geomorphological History". In Soldati, Mauro; Marchetti, Mauro. Landscapes and Landforms of Italy. Cham: Springer. p. 126. 
  2. ^ Ilaria Fiorentini (2017). "Italian Discourse Markers and Modal Particles in Contact". In Fedriani, Chiara; Sansó, Andrea. Pragmatic Markers, Discourse Markers and Modal Particles: New Perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. p. 420. 
  3. ^ Kühebacher, Egon (1995), Die Ortsnamen Südtirols und ihre Geschichte. Die geschichtlich gewachsenen Namen der Täler, Flüsse, Bäche und Seen, 2, Bolzano: Athesia, p. 15 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Alta Badia". Retrieved 7 August 2011. 

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Coordinates: 46°41′N 11°54′E / 46.683°N 11.900°E / 46.683; 11.900