VAL DI FASSA, ITALY
About The Resort
Val di Fassa lies in the heart of the eastern Dolomites (Unesco World Natural Heritage), surrounded by Roda di Vael and the Catinaccio, the majestic peaks of Sassolungo, and the massive bulk of Sella and the Marmolada. The crown is completed in the south by the Valacia subgroup with Cima Undici, Cima Dodici, and the slopes of the Monzoni chain.
If you’re looking to experience as much skiing as Italy has to offer, Val di Fassa (Fassa Valley) ski resort should be at the top of your list. The interconnected resort system, which is located in the beautiful Trentino-Alto Adige region of the Dolomites, features nine ski areas and 77 high-capacity lifts. Val di Fassa includes some 1,200 km of ski slopes that intersect seven villages as a part of Dolomiti Superski.
Two ski passes provide access to this vast ski valley. The Fassa Valley/Carezza pass provides admission from Canazei ski area to Costalunga Pass. The Trevalli pass provides admission to the Moena-Fiemme Valley ski areas.
GATEWAY CITY: Innsbruck DISTANCE: 2.25 hours ELEVATION: 3937'-8655'
# OF LIFTS: 59 # OF MARKED TRAILS: 150 LONGEST RUN: 4.35 miles
BEGINNER RUNS: 22% INTERMEDIATE: 34% ADVANCE: 34% EXPERT: 10%
HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 3592'
4 Star Hotel Astoria - Canazei
Set in Canazei center and just 1,500 feet from the Belvedere cable car, Hotel Astoria features a free spa with an indoor pool, Turkish bath, sauna, and hot tub. Rooms include wooden furnishings, free WiFi, a satellite TV, a mini-bar, and a private balcony. A buffet-style breakfast is available daily, and the restaurant serves South Tyrol specialties.
3 Star Hotel Meida - Pozza di Fassa
Located 800 feet from the Aloch ski slopes, Hotel Meida offers guests rooms with a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, a private bathroom with a hairdryer, and some with a balcony. A breakfast buffet is available daily, and a restaurant specializing in local cuisine, as well as a bar, is available on site.