Val di Fassa Travel Guide

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Val di Fassa Travel Guide

Val di Fassa Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Canazei
  • Resort Altitude (metres): Val di Fassa consists out
  • Ski Season: December to April.
  • Mountain Range: The Dolomites Dolomiten
  • Number of Lifts: 63
  • Highest Lift (metres): 2950m (9678ft)
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 1000m (3281ft)
  • Number of Slopes: 115
  • Snowboarding: yes: parks, halfpipes and specialized instruction.
  • Cross Country (km): 66km

Val di Fassa Ski Information

General information

For non-skiers there is an ice rink, paragliding, and walking trails on offer. The magnificent setting of the valley is attraction enough to send any visitor in to sight-seeing wonder. The hotels in the area also houses 4 indoor swimming pools, which offer many hours of relaxation, and fun to the younger visitors. Being 300km from Venice, a day-trip guarantees multiple cultural and sight-seeing experiences. The countryside, environment and nature head the list of preferences among visitors. However, after an outing, it is undoubtedly worth visiting the Ladin Museum in Vigo di Fassa in which records and artifiacts of the life and culture of the Ladin Dolomite population are arranged in various setions. The Museum represents and preserves a heritage of history and values that has remained unaltered in the course of the centuries.

  • Languages: English German Italian.
  • Temperatures: 42 - 66.3°F
  • Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Emergency contact numbers: Police: 113
    Carabinieri/emergencies: 112
    Fire Deparment: 115
    Medical Emergency: 118
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 98% other 2%.
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Apres-ski

The Val di Fassa offers many apres ski opportunities. There is a multitude of restaurants in the area, serving Italian, traditional and Ladin cuisine. The food is reasonably prices and the servings are generous. There are also many typical bars, pubs, and piano bars where people go, especially in winter, until the first light of dawn. Faloria Hotel in Canazei offers an interesting menu and a relaxed atmosphere.

Overview

The Val di Fassa, in the heart of the Dolomites, occupies the northeastern corner of Trentino, on the borders of the provinces of Bolzano (Alto Adige) and Belluno (Veneto). Val di Fassa lies in the heart of the Dolomites, 300km (185 miles) from Milan. This is a long curving valley of mostly small villages and small ski areas, linked together by ski bus. Located in the 20km-long Fassa valley, it boasts some of the most stunning scenery in Europe. Farming is a major industry here and the ancient language of Ladin is still spoken in the area. Val di Fassa's skiing is linked into the vast Dolomiti Superski lift pass, which also includes the Sella Ronda circuit. Canazei and Campitello are the access points for the circuit, which can take around five hours to complete. There is terrain to suit all levels of ability and the choice and standard of restaurants is much raved about. In winter, the Val di Fassa is first and foremost for skiing, but it is also an enchanting place bursting with natural wonders, fun and cultural interest. While nature is sleeping under the snow, the fun runs wild on the slopes by day and in the pubs and discos by night. An unforgettable holiday among the most beautiful mountains in the world.

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