ENJOY THE WINTER IN VAL DI FASSA HOLIDAYS IN THE HEART OF THE FABULOUS DOLOMITES Picture the scene: you’re in a lift, feeling the glow of the sun as you make your ascent up to the mythical Catinaccio-Rosengarten, Sella, Sassolungo and Marmolada. As soon as you reach the top, you put on your ski goggles, strap on your skis and head out into the Dolomites! At the Val di Fassa/Carezza ski resort, this vision is turned into reality every day throughout the winter. Explore a world of fables, culture and traditions by following in the footsteps of the legendary King Laurin, the protector of this valley surrounded by the breathtaking Dolomites. And if you’re lucky, you’ll catch a glimpse of the famous “Enrosadira” sunset that bathes the mountains in a fiery flash of red. 10 MUST-SEEN IN VAL DI FASSA You will get a powerful adrenaline rush if you choose a ski holiday in Val di Fassa, in the Dolomites of Trentino. The valley is naturally committed to fun on snow and thanks to its active, gourmet and wellbeing proposals it is the ideal destination for real mountain enthusiasts. PASSWORD: VARIETY Val di Fassa is among the most renowned ski resorts of Dolomites, boasting 7 different ski areas, 5 ski tours (Sellaronda, Grande Guerra, Panorama, Sass Becé and Alpe Lusia-San Pellegrino), 210 km and 150 ski runs, all linked by modern ski lifts or by convenient ski bus services. We dare you to try the black slopes “Vulcano” at Buffaure and “La VolatA” at San Pellegrino Pass, an extremely thrilling downhill slopes! THE CHILDREN’S KINGDOM Every-child’s dream playing, go skiing and having fun on the snow with mom and dad becomes reality in Val di Fassa: hotels specialised in truly family-friendly holidays, providing specific facilities (family spa, miniclub with entertainment staff, outdoor playground, special menus), a great variety of activities and events for children. Moreover, specially designed ski courses, on nursery slopes, equipped with moving carpets and cosy places to rest after one day of ski and fun on the snow. ENCHANTING LANDSCAPES Sass Pordoi is also known as “The Terrace of Dolomites”. Once you get on its top by cable car, at 2,950 m a.s.l., a breath taking landscape will appear in front of your eyes. Take the time to rest at Rifugio Maria and enjoy one of most beautiful panoramas in the Dolomites. SKIING IN THE MOONLIGHT If you feel full of energy also at night, the black “Aloch” in Pozza is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. The slope has an average grade of 27% (a maximum one of 49%), an altitude gap of 308 m and a length of 1,2 km. It’s hosts famous ski competitions, such as the European Cup, and the official coaching sessions of Italian Alpine Skiing Team. FREESKI PASSION For freeride lovers, Val di Fassa is an unlimited source of itineraries. Most famous trails are those of Val Mezdì (Canazei) and Val Lastìes (Canazei), the off-piste trials of Marmolada Glacier (Fedaia Pass) and the north-face of Col Margherita at San Pellegrino Pass (Moena). Here you will find all the off-piste itineraries. BORN OR BECOME RIDER? There’s only a way to find it out, come and surf in Val di Fassa! Most equipped snowparks are Dolomiti Familypark & Funslope at Belvedere in Canazei, where you can try a soft landing on the mattress Big Air Bag; Sanpe Snowpark at San Pellegrino Pass with an American slope-style trail; Buffaure Snowpark at Buffaure (Pozza), characterized by an extremely wide range of acrobatic elements. SKI&ZEN In order to sense the slow and contemplative rhythm of nature in its wildest side, we suggest you a snowshoe walk in Val Duron, Val San Nicolò, Monzoni or Fuchiade. The valley offers a wide choice of cross-country skiing routes for a total of 70 km with the Marcialonga piste. And you definitely must experience a downhill ride on a sledge, better if at night, ending with a delicious dinner at an Alpine hut. If you prefer to spend some day as an “heremit”, you can go for a ski-alp excursion and reach Passo Principe Refuge at 2,600 m a.s.l. ONCE YOU STOP TO SKIING…LET’S START APRÈS SKI! You can start from one of the coolest disco-pubs of the valley, the “Paradis” in Canazei. Carved out of an old hayloft and furbished according to the Alpine traditional style, it will immediately warm you up with good music and excellent drinks. But the evening doesn’t stop here, it rather goes on sparkling in the dark of night. You can go from a pub to another and back home by taxi. WATER RELAX After a day on skis, you definitely deserve some relaxation. The right places to pamper yourself are QC Terme Dolomiti and the Terme Dolomia in Pozza, where the properties of the unique sulfurous spring of Trentino are exploited. The Dòlaondes in Canazei and the Aquapark Vidor in Pozza are all about water: enjoy being lulled by the gentle motion of the waves, in a regenerating open-air hydromassage or launch yourself into a thrilling descent down the amazingly long slides. ANY CLUE FOR DINNER? Val di Fassa offers solutions for all tastes: from the easy but scrummy fast-food offering sandwiches, würstel and French fries; to most refined gourmet restaurants (two Michelin-star-awarded), and do not forget pizzerias, Alpine refuges, dairies and taverns. If you happen to be here, do not miss this gastronomic events: #trentinoskisunrise, skiing at dawn with rich breakfast at refuge; “HappyCheese On The Snow”, local cheese and wine tasting on the terraces of panoramic refuges; “Trentodoc in den Dolomiten”, aperitifs and menus paired with the sparkling wine excellences of Trentino; the food and drink week “At the table with the Fairy of the Dolomites”, to be experienced in Moena’s best restaurants.