Green stretches of meadows, forests thousands of years old, the Dolomites and the blue sky. In summer Fassa Valley assumes the most characteristic colours of the Ladin land: green, white and blue accompany the tourist along the whole length of the valley which in summer becomes an open air sports arena. The efficient and modern structures, the 2240 km of nature itineraries and a wide choice of activities will satisfy the widest possible requirements.
From simple walks which go from one village to another, following fitness trails and doing nordic walking, to the most difficult ones up to the top of the wonderful summits of Catinaccio, Roda de Vael, Torri del Vajolet, Sassolungo, Sella and the Marmolada, Queen of the Dolomites.
To get to know the Fassa Valley and live the mountain experience safely you can go with a mountain guide who with his passion, experience and professionalism will accompany you on excursions, vie ferrate and equipped routes as well as offering introductory courses for children from 7 to 14 years old.
But to challenge the heights and measure your own agility you can also go to the adventure parks with wobbly bridges, trick gang ways and cables to climb your way up through the trees.
Summer is the hiking season but definitely the season also preferred by mountain bike enthusiasts and Fassa Valley is just the place for them! As well as the events for competive bikers such as Sellaronda Hero, Sella Ronda Bike Day, Maratona dles Dolomites and the Giro delle Dolomiti, cycling enthusiasts will find a wide selection of itineraries, for young and old, suiting their abilities and style. While downhill and freeride are the specialities of the “Fassa Bike Resort” at Belvedere in Canazei and Buffaure in Pozza di Fassa. There are link-ups with the adjacent valleys and itineraries around the Sella Group (Sellaronda) and on the Dolomiti del Lagorai accompanied at all times by professional instructors in maximum safety.
It is also possible to experience the excitement of admiring the landscape from above the Fassa Valley together with the Icarus Flying Team school instructors who, with a tandem paraglider, will allow you to experience the thrill of flying over the whole valley.
And don’t forget golf and minigolf, tennis, squash and beach volley, archery and riding, skating and ice hockey. Alba di Canazei ice rink also hosts events with internationally famous skating champions and also offers evening skating sessions.
Thermal treatment and well being are the philosophy of the many public and private wellness centres in the valley, with their renowned therapeutic waters from the Terme Dolomia at Pozza di Fassa.
To appreciate Val di Fassa even more one should get to know its history and traditions. This can be done through the itineraries and paths which lead to walkways, military emplacements and trenches taking the tourist to the places which have become symbols of the greatest battles of the First World War recounted also in the museums at Fedaia Pass and in Moena.
The Ladin Museum in Pozza di Fassa is the guardian of the history, culture and art of the valley’s Ladin community, where costumes and objects of every day life allow visitors to travel through time back to the past of little Val di Fassa.