Hospitality, nature, skiing and winter sports surrounded by the magical landscapes of the Dolomites
The Fassa Valley is one of the “tourist excellences” in Trentino, thanks to the splendid view of the Dolomites and the Ladin hospitality that offers hotels and apartments in characteristic locations to suit your every need.
The Fassa Valley is located at the heart of the Dolomites. The Ladin community has learned how to safeguard their own language as well as the beauty of the mountains. Various groups are on the UNESCO World Heritage list: Catinaccio with the Torri del Vajolet, Latemar, Marmolada. Don’t miss out on the Dolomite sunset, when the sun rays paint the mountain faces red, causing the Enrosadira phenomenon.
The tradition of hospitality has deep ties to this land: the facilities are state of the art, the services efficientand the range of things to do is wide and well thought-out. Lively locations like Moena and Canazei, Ladin gastronomy, wine barsand après ski for your evening entertainment…in Val di Fassa you will find opportunities that will suit everyone.
In summer The Fassa Valley is a real power-house for enjoying the great outdoors: excursions and high altitude trekking, mountain biking, free-climbing will satisfy the expectations of anyone who is looking for an active holiday close to nature, with a calendar full of high level sporting events during the entire summer season.
Val di Fassa is one of the capitals of international skiing thanks to its over 200km of slopes for Alpine skiing. At the heart of the Dolomiti Superski carousel, the largest in the world, the skiing area is one of the most advanced, with the latest ski lifts, that guarantee the maximum amount of ski time during the season. It is also possible to do snowboarding, night time skiing, free riding and ski mountaineering, in addition to cross-country skiing and snow pole excursions.
Union Hotel Canazei and Campitello di Fassa
Family tradition hotels, that means we pay great attention to hospitality and guests welcoming. Our Union Hotels Group Canazei and Campitello di Fassa operates during the summer and winter seasons, in one of the most enchanting places in the world, The Val di Fassa, Trentino, in the heart of the Dolomites, an area which has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and which has one of the largest ski areas in the world, the DolomitiSuperski, which boasts 1220kms of pistes and 450 skilifts, a truly internationally renowned winter sports paradise.
Canazei (1460 m.) is the tourist resort ‘par excellence’ of the Valley. Together with the small surrounding villages of Gries, Alba and Penìa it is famous mainly for its strategic position in terms of the Dolomite Passes – Pordoi, Sella and Fedaia.
Canazei is situated among the most important Dolomite groups and offers guests the opportunity to spend wonderful days in the largest and most extraordinary ski carousel, Dolomiti Superski, with the chance to move quickly around the best ski slopes in Europe as well as reaching the bordering regions of South Tyrol and Veneto.
Belvedere, Ciampac and Marmolada, the “Queen of the Dolomites”, guarantee a vast number of ski-lifts, paths and climbing routes to fully satisfy the tourist who at the end of the day can relax in one of the many wellness centres and also have a taste of the après ski night life in the local pubs and bars.
Downhill and cross-country skiing slopes, a snowpark, an ice-stadium, bike parks, swimming pool, walks, endless sports and fun are the answer to the needs of mountain lovers who make Canazei a true reference point for tourists from all over the world.
Other International events which bring ski-mountaineering and sky running lovers to high altitude are the Sellaronda Skimarathon and the Dolomites Skyrace.
During summer the town is filled with a special atmosphere thanks to some events such as “Te anter i tobié” and the “Gran Festa da d’Istà” which liven up village life with music, dancing, local dishes and traditional costumes.
Campitello di Fassa
Below Sassolungo and Col Rodella the town of Campitello di Fassa (1448 m.) offers one of the most beautiful landscapes of the entire valley and alpine arc. Historically it has always been considered the first alpine-tourist centre of the Fassa Valley.
Campitello is the starting point for the Col Rodella – Belvedere ski-area which is part of the famous “Sellaronda” ski carousel where tourists can appreciate at close quarters the majesty of the Dolomite peaks and its unique landscapes and breathtaking views.
Paragliders and hang-gliders use Col Rodella as an ideal launching point.
The Ischia sports centre which is near the Col Rodella cable car, is a reference point, especially during summer, for Fassa Valley’s sporting activities. Amongst the attractions are the sports climbing wall, football pitches, basket ball courts, minigolf, the adventure park, fitness trails, cycling paths, a practice range for golf and horse riding stables.
The strikingly beautiful Duron valley, which can be reached on foot, mountain bike, or taxi, reawakens unique emotions from contact with unspoilt nature.