- Offering 55.92 miles cross-country trails, Fassatal is among the 3 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Trentino.
- Elevated between 3773 ft and 7054 ft, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is among the 10 highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Italy.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 1 to Apr 13) is 37 " at summit elevation and 8 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during April, offering an average snow depth of 52 " at summit elevation and 20 " at the base. Therefore Fassatal is among the 10 cross-Country Skiing Areas with best snow conditions in Italy.
- Fassatal features 84 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Italy is 79 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 27 sunny days. This makes the cross-Country skiing area one of the 10 sunniest in Trentino.
The Cross-Country Area
Val di Fassa is a real paradise for the cross-country skiing with more than 50 km of slopes and ring of all grades of difficulty and length.
Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, wonderful slopes and rings await all the lovers of this winter sport!
A lot of cross-country tracks and rings intersect the entire valley along the track of the popular Marcialonga that is certainly one of the most classic course in the world with a track that covers 70 km from Moena to Cavalese.
Every village along the prestigious Marcialonga route has provided cross-country tracks or circuits, even using programmed snow facilities, which make the complete package extremely attractive to the enthusiasts of this sport; they can also find well-qualified instructors to learn the technique.
The Ciancoal cross country circuit in Pozza di Fassa particularly enjoyable on account of its continual changes of rhythm, while a track in Fontanazzo is floodlit in the evening: so that you can train and yet still relax in the silence of the darkness!
Sourrounded by the imposing peaks of the Dolomites some fabulous cross-country slopes at higher altitude provide guaranteed skiing conditions till the end of the winter season.
On Passo S. Pellegrino, in fact (1800 mt), the wonderful Alochet Cross Country Centre offers 4 rings of all grades of difficulties.
The ski trails are constantly groomed and the tracks are closed when conditions are not up to the promised standard.
The Most Beautiful Tracks
The various cross country tracks offer unique landscapes with breathtaking views. Moreover, on the occasion of the Marcialonga (one of the most important cross-country competitions worldwide), taking place on the last Sunday of January, the complete track can be done: from Canazei to Cavalese, along the river, from Val di Fassa to Val di Fiemme.
Also the Alochet track is wonderful: located close to San Pellegrino (Moena), here skiers can go through the forest and the highland doing their favourite sport.
Dining along the Tracks
Cross-country tracks are located close to villages, thus dining spots and huts are easy to find: restore yourself by the typical huts and get ready to enjoy the route again
Main access points to Val di Fassa, coming from the A22 Brennero motorway:
Ora/Egna exit, S.S. 48 delle Dolomiti - Passo San Lugano - Val di Fiemme - Val di Fassa (distance 45 km). At the roundabout in Moena, follow the direction of Canazei upwards;
Bolzano Nord exit, S.S. 241 Grande Strada delle Dolomiti - Passo Carezza - Val di Fassa (distance 40 km). From Vigo, follow the direction of Canazei upwards or the direction of Soraga and Moena downwards.
Other access routes to Val di Fassa:
from the A27 (Venezia motorway), Belluno/Ponte nelle Alpi exit, then take the S.S. 203 to Agordo and the S.P. 346 to Passo San Pellegrino - Moena (Val di Fassa). At the roundabout in Moena, follow the direction of Canazei upwards;
from the A27 (Venezia motorway), Belluno/Ponte nelle Alpi exit, then take the S.S. 203 to Agordo/Alleghe/Rocca Pietore first and the S.P. 641 to Passo Fedaia - Canazei;
coming from Arabba, take the S.S. 48 Passo Pordoi - Canazei;
coming from Val Gardena, take the S.S. 242 Passo Sella - Canazei.
For further information please visit: http://www.fassa.com/EN/How-to-get-here/ .