T H E FA S C I N AT I O N O F T H E D O L O M I T E S , H E R I TA G E O F H U M A N I T Y
Welcome to Val di Fassa, among the most famous mountains in the world, the Dolomites, recognized UNESCO natural heritage of humanity. A unique area for its breathtaking views and summertime nature bursting with colours that will enchant and thrill you. A region to experience and explore through the numerous activities that the valley has to offer its guests, to be
carried out on green meadows full of flowers or on challenging paths, at high altitude, to reach the peaks that rise up into the clear blue sky. Wonderful mountains that are reflected in the daily lives of local people, in the uniqueness of their culture and their tradition of hospitality. Val di Fassa: Dolomites to love and live forever.
F A S C I N AT I O N
G E T R EADY TO WA L K . . .
SUMMER FUN FOR KIDS
ENJOY THE SUMMER
Nature and cultural excursions and walks with the mountain guides to discover Val di Fassa.
The Dolomites: spectacular mountains for first rate sporting events.
Interesting activities, new experiences, entertainment and lots of fun: Val di Fassa, made for children.
Music festivals, botanical itineraries and cultural workshops for a varied and high quality holiday.
FITNESS IN N AT U R E
C U LT U R E A N D TRADITION
Rediscover your own dimension through a programme of light activities such as Nordic walking and yoga, in touch with nature.
PanoramaPass: 300 km of spectacular paths and itineraries with unlimited access to the lifts open in summer.
Get to know the Ladin culture through handicraft, gastronomy and the cheer of local festivals that enliven the summer in Val di Fassa.
An overview of winter in Val di Fassa: skiing on perfectly snowcovered slopes for a lot of fun thrills and relaxation.
E V E RY B O DY I N S T E P. . .
DOLOMITI WA L K I N G H O T E L
AROUND THE M O U N TA I N D A I R I E S
.â€Śalong the many paths of Val di Fassa! Paths through the woods or green fields, coloured in summer with the widest variety of alpine flowers. Then ascend, one step after the other, along the high paths that cross majestic settings crowned with peaks that stand out against the blue sky.
Hiking enthusiasts will also be able to rely on some of the valleyâ€™s accommodation facilities, specialised in providing information and help with the organisation of tours in the area. Accommodation providers will strive to share their passion for the mountains and the many paths that cross them. Info: www.fassa.com
Excursions for the whole family to discover the Alpine pastures where the cows graze peacefully, undisturbed and to discover the high altitude mountain dairies where the cows are still milked following age-old procedures handed down through the generations, to make dairy products of the finest quality.
H O S P I TA L I T Y IN REFUGES
AN EXPERIENCE O F N AT U R E
D U S K A N D DAW N IN THE DOLOMITES
Mountain air is not only good for your heart… but for your palate too! What better way to finish off a long walk than by tucking into a delicious specialty in one of the characteristic refuges, surrounded by enchanting views. The scents and simple, wholesome flavours of the local gastronomic tradition will surprise you… and you’ll set off again with new found energy!
Thanks to its unique and varied natural environment, Val di Fassa offers an exclusive experience for those who wish to broaden their knowledge of this Alpine environment by visiting botanic and natural itineraries at altitude or in the valley lead by experts, for a direct observation of the territory and its delicate ecosystem.
When night falls or the first light of the sun appears, a miracle happens that turns the peaks of the Dolomites red. Known as “enrosadira”, it is a breathtaking phenomena that makes the marvel of the Dolomites even more surprising and spectacular: unique moments of life and nature that only a holiday in Val di Fassa could offer.
WA L K
FITNESS I N N AT U R E
DOLOMITI T R E K- K I N G
Learn to feel good about yourself, at one with your body and the natural surroundings of rare beauty, through outdoor disciplines which are gentle and profoundly regenerating, such as Nordic walking, yoga and outdoor gym, to gain new energy and face everyday life with serenity on your return from holidays. Info: www.fassa.com
Fascinating treks along the paths of Val di Fassa, from refuge to refuge, or enjoying comfortable accommodation in the valley. Ascend to dizzy heights each day following itineraries of unique beauty. The „Dolomiti Trek-king“ is so named on account of the legendary king of the many fairytales set among these enchanted
mountains, thus defined due to their spectacular colours and amazing views. Places almost bewitched where a slow walk rewards you with emotions, perceptions and sounds from forgotten times which belong to a dimension so far from reality that they are almost impossible to describe… come and live it! Info: www.fassa.com
KEEP IN SHAPE WA L K I N G …
R E G E N E R AT E AT T H E S PA
THE WELLNESS O F WAT E R
…thanks to Nordic walking, an increasingly popular way to enjoy a healthy and relaxing way of walking. Fitness walks for people of all ages, following varied routes along the valley floor, equipped with special poles in order to exercise almost the whole body, while enjoying direct contact with nature.
The rejuvenating power of the sulphurous waters of the ancient spring in the Monzoni Mountain Group, forms the basis of the treatments offered by the QC Terme Dolomiti and by the Terme Dolomia Spa in Pozza di Fassa. Choose from a wide range of therapeutic, beauty and relaxation treatments with calming and revitalizing properties. Info: www.qctermedolomiti.it www.termedolomia.it
The rejuvenating water that flows from the rocks of the Dolomites is transformed into bubbles, waves and fun at the water park “Dòlaondes” in Canazei and the “Aquapark Vidor” in Pozza. A new way to relax, completely immersed in crystal clear water, to have fun and enjoy the wonderful landscapes that surround the amazing outdoor pools. Info: www.dolaondes.it www.campingvidor.it
N AT U R E
BIKERS P R O TA G O N I S T S
The Val di Fassa is the ideal place for people who are looking for active holidays as it offers a range of different sports activities: from mountain biking to horseback excursions, tennis, swimming, golf and climbing together with the opportunities to try less common sports such as hang-gliding, mountain running or mountain-bike descents with special downhill bikes.
The Dolomites welcome cycling enthusiasts with open arms: from bike-hotels and bikeparks to cycle paths down in the valley, from car-free days on the Dolomites passes to the legendary Sellaronda Tour, an incredible mountain-bike tour around the Sella massif: bikes rule the summer in Val di Fassa! Info: www.fassa.com
For many years important sporting events have found a perfect setting in the territory of Val di Fassa. Among them the Val di Fassa Running, a running race in stages around Val di Fassa which sees enthusiastic amateur runners compete with professional ones along the paths of the valley. Info: www.valdifassarunning.it
The DoloMyths Run is a week of events, meetings and competitions dedicated to trail running, an alternative way to enjoy the mountain trails running. A new event which takes its origins from the famous Dolomites Skyrace, made of firstclass running challenges among the amazing Dolomites. Info: www.dolomythsrun.it
The “Sella Ronda Bike Day” has become an unmissable event for all the bike riders enthusiasts. It is a day of celebration for bike lovers who can finally enjoy an intense cycle around the bends of the legendary “Sellaronda”, all around the four passes, in total freedom and without cars. Info: www.sellarondabikeday.com
Every second Sunday of September the “Val di Fassa Bike” race awaits mountain bike enthusiasts. This internationally acclaimed event brings competitors from all over the world to face the Val di Fassa Bike route which runs along the trails that surround the area of Moena. Info: www.valdifassabike.it
PUNTA PENÌA 3342 m
SASS PORDOI 2950 m
PIAN DEI FIACCONI
COL DEI ROSSI
COL RODELLA 2485 m
PECOL 1926 m
CAMPITELLO DI FASSA 1440 m
LARSECH 2889 m
PASSO SAN PELLEGRINO 1918 m
MAZZIN 1370 m
PERA DI FASSA
RODA DI VAEL 2806 m
CIAMPEDIÈ 2000 m
218 TIRES TIERS
CATINACCIO ROSENGARTEN 2981 m
BUFFAURE 2020 m
CANAZEI 1460 m
TORRI DEL VAIOLÉT 2813 m
CIAMPAC 2100 m
POZZA DI FASSA
SÈN JAN DI FASSA 1325 m
AUTOSTRADA AUTOBAHN 20 km BOLZANO / BOZEN N O VA L E VA N T E W E LS C HN O F EN
PASSO CAREZZA/ COSTALUNGA KARERPASS 1752 m
LAGHI DI LUSIA PASSO ROLLE
PASSO LUSIA 2056 m LE CUNE
VIGO DI FASSA
SORAGA DI FASSA 1210 m
LAGO DI CAREZZA KARERSEE
MOENA 1200 m
LATEMAR 2749 m
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PA N O R A M A PA S S
Reach the top without too much effort by using only one lift pass for the whole Val di Fassa! Once again this summer the extraordinary beauty of the Dolomites is within your reach! Panorama Pass allows you to have free and unlimited access to the lifts which are open in summer in Val di Fassa, even for several
trips a day on the selected days and it’s also valid for the main public transport services. There are several types of Panorama Pass available and discounts for juniors while children go for free. Discover enchanting mountains with easy access thanks to the PanoramaPass. Info: www.fassa.com
BELLAMONTE 1372 m
PREDAZZO AUTOSTRADA 40 km TRENTO
DOLOMITI SUPER SUMMER
VAL DI FASSA CARD
ACTIVE WITH THE SPORT CHECK POINTS
O U R M O U N TA I N GUIDES
The Dolomites represent a world where the beauty of nature blends into the culture, hospitality tradition and a myriad of paths to be reached thanks to a special lift pass valid in all the valleys. A holiday in the Dolomites ignites your spirit and transforms your summer into a truly “Super Summer”! Info: www.dolomitisupersummer.com
A real active holiday right in the heart of the Dolomites thanks to the Val di Fassa Card, released by accommodation facilities to their guests. The Val di Fassa Card holders can take part to a wide range of free activities, themed excursions at reduced price together with further reductions on the purchase of the Panorama Pass. Info: www.fassa.com
The “Sport Check Point” service is both extremely useful and widelyappreciated, as an important place to get for help and make bookings for all your summer activities: from excursions with mountain guides and local guides, from MTB tours, to horse rides and golf and all the other activities that can make your holiday in Val di Fassa even more exciting. Info: www.fassasport.com
“Omegn da mont”, men of the mountains: this is the local name for the mountain guides, a definition which identifies their depth of experience and professional skill that is reflected in a rich programme of excursions and many varied activities to discover the mountains and all their stunning paths. Info: www.fassaguides.com www.guidealpinevaldifassa.it www.guidealpinedolomiti.net
LAGO DI FORTEBUSO
FIELDS, SUN AND LOTS OF FUN
FA S S A L A N D I A ACTIVITIES
CHILDREN, OUR SPECIAL GUESTS
Games, entertainment, activities and a land to set a thousand adventures: green pastures to run about on, majestic trees and lush woods, torrents of fresh sparkling water and a clear sky where large white clouds transform on its blue background. Val di Fassa, through the eyes of children: a great playground in the heart of the Dolomites!
Children are considered privileged summer protagonists in the resorts of the valley. So many activities have been scheduled for them: from playeducational workshops to outdoor entertainment activities, treasure hunts, puppet shows along with a programme of themed excursions organized to bring children into contact with nature.
Our specialised family hotels are ready to welcome their special little guests and make their holiday comfortable, fun and really unique. Each hotels offers, in fact, special childrenâ€™s equipment and facilities and a programme of entertainment and specific services to make mum and dadâ€™s holiday simpler too. Info: www.fassa.com
THE L ADIN MUSEUM TA I L O R E D F O R K I D S
WITH ROPES AND CL AMPS...
A new stimulating way to explore the Ladin Museum thanks to some activities aimed at involving the youngest visitors in playful experiences. Riddles, treasure hunts, group works and workshops will help children discover the ancient wooden toys, the Ladin carnival traditions and the characters of the legends of the Dolomites. Moreover the
â€Śready for adventure with the mountain guides on the rock walls! The world of climbing is revealed to children, who learn to move vertically, climb rock walls, go across rope bridges or down zip wiresâ€Ś to get closer to the world of climbing and mountaineering in complete safety while having fun.
guided tours of the local sections of the museum placed in some towns of the valley, will also be of great interest to children, such as the ancient saw mill, the water mill and the dairy where kids can come to know how local people used to live their everyday life in Val di Fassa in the past. Info: www.istladin.net
THE L ADIN MUSEUM
A journey through the fascinating world of the Ladin people, from the evidence of the past to the symbols of the culture, art and daily life of the present, to discover this community which has populated the valleys of the Dolomites for centuries. Summer is an important occasion for the “Museo Ladin de Fascia” to meet the visitors of the valley. Every
F E S T I VA L S O F T H E L ADIN TRADITIONS
summer a varied programme of activities, performances, themed exhibitions and concerts is scheduled to deepen the understanding of Ladin culture and traditions. A museum present throughout the valley thanks to its local sections: the ancient Venetian sawmill in Penìa and the watermill in Pera. Info: www.istladin.net
As well as nature and sport, all the various aspects of the culture of Val di Fassa are a big feature of summer. The ancient cultural and gastronomic traditions rivive in the local summer festivals where the Ladin customs and the old handicraft acitivities are celebrated for the guests’ delight and entertainment. Info: www.fassa.com
C U LT U R E
Featuring the main Ladin traditions and customs, the “Festa ta Mont” brings the spectacular Val San Nicolò in Pozza di Fassa to life. Revived by the colourful celebrations, mountain huts, dotted around the pastures, open their doors to visitors for local cuisine tasting, entertained by local music groups. Info: www.festatamont.it
“Entorn Vich”, or rather walking around the streets of the historical centre of Vigo di Fassa. Some evenings over the summer represent a real journey back in time with the rediscovery of ancient trades and traditional productive activities together with the opportunity to taste the flavours of traditional local cuisine. Info: www.entornvich.com
The “Gran Festa da d’Istà” with vibrant colours, delicious food and local folklore celebrates the end of summer in Val di Fassa. The parade of folk groups from the Ladin valleys, on the last day of the event, represents a real celebration of the local traditional culture with costumes, ancient jewels, cheerful music and dancing. Info: www.granfesta.com
THE SOUNDS OF THE DOLOMITES
D AW N I N T H E DOLOMITES
VA L D I FA S S A PA N O R A M A M U S I C
The enchanting landscapes of the Dolomites are transformed into entrancing open air stages for highly prestigious performances such as the series of high altitude concerts known as the â€œSounds of the Dolomitesâ€?. Sublime music and the extraordinary natural setting make these listening experiences unforgettable memories. Info: www.isuonidelledolomiti.it
Moving in the darkness of the night to reach the most spectacular corners of the Dolomites, to listen to the silence that alternates with sounds, words and musical notes. Enjoy the birth of a new day, enlightened by the first rays of light that turn the highest peaks into gold. Info: www.isuonidelledolomiti.it
Music and nature in perfect harmony, live performances of great artistic value, melodies free to float all around the most amazing Dolomites sceneries, easy to reach also thanks to the lifts open in summer in Val di Fassa. A music festival where the sound of the mountain silences mixes freely with melodies that open heart and mind. Info: www.fassa.com
EN PJ EO R YS A TH P E RS NUEMD MI EP RI Ă™
H I G H A LT I T U D E GARDENS
THE JEWELS OF VA L D I FA S S A
F L AVO U R S O F T H E L ADIN CUISINE
Meadows of a thousand colours, a treasure case full of delicate flowers, surviving the high altitude to be admired all the more along the botanical paths laid out in the Ciampac and Buffaure areas. Wonder made of petals, shapes and shades of colours which only the creative force of nature could generate.
Fascinating geological history, fossils and minerals trapped in the rocks of Val di Fassa, real treasure chests filled with gems originating from different geological periods that can be appreciated thanks to workshops organised by scientists and collectors who, through direct observation, reveal the mineralogical secrets of the Dolomites.
Authentic flavours, simple recipes and quality products reveal the tasty side of Val di Fassa. At the refined tables of the most renowned Ladin restaurants, some of the most Italian famous chefs reinterpret, with uniquely innovative touches, traditional dishes. A journey through taste that releases scents and flavours from ancient times.
R E A DY T O E N J OY THE SNOW
WINTER’S SPECIAL OFFERS
OUR SKI SLOPES
When the snow covers everything, the fields turn white, and the imposing peaks look even more out of reach, it’s time to get your skis on and fly down the white slopes of Val di Fassa! Whether you love downhill skiing, ski mountaineering, cross-country skiing and snowboarding, here you will find the ideal place for your winter holidays. Info: www.fassa.com
The winter season offers a range of opportunities to enjoy the snow from a selection of reasonably priced deals: from the season’s opening offer, Dolomiti SuperPremière, to the one for families and the Dolomiti SuperSun offer, for skiing in the spring sunshine. Skiing throughout winter in Val di Fassa has never been such a good value! Info: www.fassa.com
The latest lift technology, the best snow conditions and perfectly groomed slopes prepared at night by the most expert snow specialists who are working while all the others rest for Val di Fassa’s pistes to appear at their best every day. And with the Hotel Skipass Service and Skipass at Check-in, lift queues are no longer a problem! Info: www.fassa.com
GOLDEN SKI SCHOOLS
NOT JUST SKIING
Children are always the centre of attention for us. In winter, activities, entertainment and games are organised in the numerous play areas on the snow especially for our younger guests. And for families with children, holidays on the snow with the special offers of the “Fassalandia Hotels”! Info: www.fassa.com
No doubt about the quality of the services provided, the prestigious golden seal of approval has been awarded to the Val di Fassa ski schools for teaching children to ski. An important acknowledgement for these mountain professionals who have made teaching winter sports a precious way to experience the mountains at their best in winter.
Winter is also made of excursions on snow covered paths demanding technical ascents of frozen waterfalls or adventurous off-piste itineraries. And, after a day on the snow, what’s better than diving in the waters of the aquatic centres of the valley, to warm your body and relax your mind, surrounded by the majestic sceneries of the Dolomites of Val di Fassa.
W W W. F A S S A . C O M
Foto: M. Rizzi, A. Costa, P. Ramirez, F. Modica