On the road from Fiè to Tires al Catinaccio, there is the little village of Santa Caterina located above the Valle di Tires.
Santa Caterina, belonging to the municipality of Fiè, is a little settlement, nevertheless it has an own church. Santa Caterina, including the upper farms of Briè, located at its feet, has a total of 150 inhabitants. The centre round the S. Caterina church is located at about 890 m asl.
The village has several highlights to offer to those who love hiking and mountaineering. It marks the eastern starting point of the farm trail “Oachner Höfeweg“, which is a circular route leading to the farms on the slopes of Aica di Fiè and Presule. Those, however, who aim higher, can climb the Ciafon or Völsegg peaks or try to scale the Croda de Maglio in the Sciliar massif.
Only 2 km in the east of the Santa Caterina, there is the village of Tires al Catinaccio. So if you would like to take a closer look at the legendary Dolomite mountain with the famous Vajolet towers, you absolutely do not have to travel far.