Malga Giau

Malga Giau

the heart in the clouds

The Salton family

About Us

Guido Salton and his family, after 30 years of running Rifugio Biella, embarked on a new adventure in the fall of 2023, becoming the new managers of the beautiful Malga Giau

Lastoi de Formin
Rifugio Malga Giau
Il ristorante Malga Giau

Sleeping at Malga Giau

For those who would like to spend a quiet night in the shelter,
we have a large room with 8 beds (4 bunk beds) and shared bathroom.

Dormire al rifugio Malga Giau
Passo Giau, Cortina d'Ampezzo

Where we are

Malga Giau, located – coming up from Cortina d’Ampezzo – 3 km from Passo Giau is located in a pleasant clearing surrounded by larch and stone pine forests.

The Malga is 500 meters from the state road and is connected by a dirt road that can be traveled on foot, with about a 10-minute walk, or by car.
We have a parking lot available.

Discovering the Giau

Tips for those who want to visit the Giau Pass, one of the most photographed places in the Dolomites, a year-round destination for sportsmen, hikers and mountain lovers.