Val di Fassa offers a diverse selection of acclaimed hotels, cosy guest houses and well-equipped apartments for a wonderful holiday in the Dolomites
Alba di Canazei – Campitello – Canazei – Mazzin – Moena – Pellegrino Pass – Penia in Val di Fassa – Pera in Val di Fassa – Pozza in Val di Fassa – Soraga di Fassa – Vigo di Fassa
Val di Fassa lies at the foot of the unique Dolomite mountains, which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to their incomparable beauty. The Fassa valley, home to the villages of Alba, Campitello, Canazei, Mazzin, Moena, Penia, Pera, Pozz, Soraga and Vigo, offers a wide range of attractive holiday options for winter sport enthusiasts and active holidaymakers, as well as for nature lovers and those seeking peace and quiet.
210 km of perfectly groomed slopes await at the heart of the famous Sellaronda, surrounded by an incredible mountain landscape; all accessible via state-of-the-art ski lifts. In addition, skiers and snowboarders can burn off energy in 6 snow parks and enjoy a sense of total freedom when jumping and freeriding.
Val di Fassa has also become a true ski paradise for families, thanks to the many ski schools and the well-known ‘Kinderland’ in Canazei.
Those wanting to discover the untouched side of nature, can enjoy peace and tranquillity on a snowshoe hike through snow-covered meadows and woodland, or make unforgettable memories on a skiing tour into the heart of the Dolomites.
Cross-country enthusiasts can test their skills on the trail of champions, the 70 km long Marcialonga as well as discover the beauty of the surrounding area on the numerous other cross-country trails in the valley.
In the summer months, Val di Fassa is a popular holiday destination for hikers, mountain bikers and climbers. The activities on offer range from leisurely hikes and mountain bike tours in the high mountains to challenging climbs on the imposing peaks of the Dolomites. Surrounded by an overwhelming mountain panorama, it is an experience not to be forgotten in a hurry.
In addition, lots of sporting and cultural events in the villages of the valley will help make any holiday in Val di Fassa unforgettable.
Alba di Canazei in Val di Fassa – 1,517 m
Although the idyllic village is a popular tourist destination, Alba has remained true to its Ladin heritage and traditions.
Alba di Canazei is primarily known as a winter sport paradise, but the village also offers countless attractions and activities during the summer months. Walks through meadows and woodland, hikes to the surrounding mountain peaks of the Dolomites and a host of other leisure and entertainment opportunities such as mountain biking, tennis, horse riding and paragliding, will ensure an unforgettable holiday experience in Val di Fassa.
Campitello in Val di Fassa – 1,448 m
A small village with historical roots, where wellbeing and tranquillity are a way of life - you could almost say that Campitello is synonymous with relaxation.
Peaceful paths through the woodland, along sunny fields or into the heart of nature, all provide pleasant walking routes. Campitello is also a perfect starting point for breathtaking hikes and climbing tours on and across the surrounding Dolomites.
In autumn, the village, located at the foot of Col Rodella, attracts many hang-gliders and paragliders; in winter however, it becomes a paradise for skiers and winter sport enthusiasts.
Canazei in Val di Fassa – 1,465 m
Canazei is the highest altitude municipality in Val di Fassa. At the foot of Marmolada, Gran Vernel, Sass Pordoi and the majestic Sella massif, the town offers breathtaking views of the Dolomites’ most beautiful peaks.
A stay in Canazei is not only perfect for rest and relaxation but also for sport and adventure - a wealth of entertainment options await the whole family in Val di Fassa.
In summer, visitors can explore the surrounding area through leisurely walks and hikes and push themselves to the limit on challenging mountain bike trails.
In winter, the ski resorts of Belvedere - Col Rodella, Buffaure - Ciampac and Marmolada, all within the town’s immediate vicinity, are easily accessible.
Mazzin in Val di Fassa- 1,395 m
Despite a lack of ski lifts in the village, Mazzin is still able to impress its visitors with alternative leisure activities. Through walks and hikes, as well as rich relaxation and wellness facilities, Mazzin is able to satisfy the needs and expectations of those who want to spend a more relaxing holiday in the Dolomites.
In winter, the village is a perfect starting point for cross-country tours and snowshoe hikes. A ski bus ensures that the ski lifts in adjoining ski areas can be reached in just a few minutes.
Moena in Val di Fassa – 1,148 m
Moena is known as the “Fairy of the Dolomites” for good reason. It is one of the most visited places in the Dolomites due to its indescribable beauty.
Moena in Val di Fassa not only offers a multitude of options for skiers and snowboarders, but also for cross-country skiers and snowshoe hikers.
In summer, relaxing walks as well as challenging hikes and via ferratas in the surrounding Dolomites await. In addition, there are a wide variety of leisure and entertainment options for the whole family to enjoy.
San Pellegrino Pass in Val di Fassa – 1,918 m
From Moena, it is easy to reach the 1,918 m San Pellegrino Pass, located to the south of Marmolada, among the Rolle, Costalunga, Sella, Pordoi and Valles Passes. The San Pellegrino Pass is one of the most beautiful, majestic, widest and sunniest plateaus of the Dolomites: the view from here is not to be missed!
In summer, the pass is a popular starting point for hiking and climbing tours. In winter, the San Pellegrino Pass - Falcade ski resort, which is part of the world famous Dolomiti Superski area, offers perfectly manicured slopes to suit all requirements. Cross-country skiers are also well-catered for at the Alochet Ski Centre.
Penia in Val di Fassa – 1,555 m
This small village lies at 1,556 m between Canazei and the Fedaia Pass – Marmolada. Penia is located on the famous Via Alpina route, a cross-border hiking trail that crosses the entire Alpine region from Trieste to Monaco, making it a popular destination for hikers.
The ‘La Sia’ branch of the Ladin Museum in Penia is well worth a visit as it houses the last Venetian hydraulic sawmill. The nearby Val di Contrin is also highly recommended for its huts in which traditional cheese making is still in progress today using skills handed down through generations.
Pera in Val di Fassa – 1,325 m
Pera di Fassa is a hamlet within the municipality Pozza di Fassa and lies at the foot of the Dolomites, which have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their beauty and their unique character.
This small village is a perfect holiday destination for nature lovers and those seeking peace and quiet. Visitors can enjoy pleasant walks through flowering meadows and woodland and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the Val di Fassa mountains.
In winter, the area offers the best conditions for cross-country skiers and snowshoe hikers. The slopes of the nearby Ciampedie ski area can be reached by car or ski bus within just a few minutes.
Pozza in Val di Fassa- 1,320 m
Pozza di Fassa is located at the widest part of the Fassa Valley, at the foot of the Elfer/Cima Undici and Zwölfer/Cima Dodici mountains. The village has a breathtaking view of the Vajolet Towers and the surrounding Dolomites.
The Dolomite thermal Spas in Pozza di Fassa, whose sulphurous thermal waters have been popular since ancient times and are particularly beneficial to the skin, are the ideal place to relax and unwind.
The Buffaure ski resort offers the best conditions for skiers and winter sport enthusiasts. The Aloch Ski Stadium - Val di Fassa is floodlit and is therefore also great for skiing at night.
Soraga in Val di Fassa – 1,210 m
Soraga lies at the foot of the Catinaccio and Vallaccia groups and is one of the oldest villages in Val di Fassa. Idyllically situated on Lake Pezzè, the small mountain village is a true paradise for families as well as those seeking peace and quiet.
Views of the mesmerising Dolomites from here are sure to make for many romantic walks.
Sports enthusiasts can burn off energy on the numerous mountain bike trails or enjoy a bike ride from Soraga to Canazei or Moena, discovering the unique features of this Dolomite valley along the way.
In winter, the area is especially popular with cross-country skiers, who train on the famous Marcialonga track in Soraga.
Vigo in Val di Fassa – 1,382 m
Vigo di Fassa is situated on a sunny plateau, providing a vantage point for views over the entire Fassa Valley.
The Dolomites encircle Vigo like a crown, which turns shades of red as the sun goes down - one of nature's unique spectacles, the beauty of which will take your breath away. It is not without reason that the village became a member of the “I borghi più belli d’Italia” (The Most Beautiful Villages in Italy) association in 2017.
Vigo is home to the Ladin Cultural Institute and the Ladin Museum.
Visitors can quickly and easily reach the Ciampedie ski area and hiking paradise at
an altitude of 2,000 m, via the cable car which leaves directly from the village centre.