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Canazei Introduction

Canazei is a traditional Italian village in the Fassa Valley which is part of the Val di Fassa ski area. Located in a natural basin beneath heavily wooded slopes behind which lie rugged mountains, Canazei offers excellent skiing and boarding for all ability levels. This huge area has over one thousand kilometres of pisted runs which are accessed by four hundred and fifty lifts, and it also provides good off–piste opportunities. Canazei’s local slopes have one hundred and fifty kilometres of runs as well as fifty kilometres of trails for cross country skiers. Ski schools provide excellent ski tuition from the age of four and board tuition from the age of seven. There are crèche facilities from six months to four years. Since places are limited early booking is recommended.

Canazei has a wide variety of accommodation to suit most budgets. There are first class hotels and apartments as well as many small family run establishments, B and Bs and chalets. Its restaurants serve a diverse cuisine and cater for most tastes and pockets and there are a good number of shops. Canazei’s bars and pubs provide a lively nightlife. A Canazei ski holiday offers excellent skiing in a stunning landscape with fun and excitement for all the family, both on and off the slopes.

Why Go To Canazei?

Having access to over one thousand kilometres of slopes, Canazei offers levels of difficulty to suit everyone. It is a picturesque village with a warm and welcoming atmosphere that offers great value for money.

A Canazei ski holiday is popular with a wide range of skiers and boarders, including families, as the slopes accommodate all levels of ability from novices to experts. The lively nightlife attracts groups of young skiers.

When To Go To Canazei

The Canazei ski season lasts from the beginning of December until the last week of March.

Canazei - The Place

Canazei is located in the Fassa Valley at an altitude of almost fifteen hundred metres with the highest skiing at two thousand five hundred metres. Surrounded by the Dolomite Mountains and with forested foothills, Canazei enjoys a beautiful landscape as well as providing wonderful skiing for all. The resort has one hundred and fifty kilometres of pistes and fifty kilometres of cross country trails. Local slopes accommodate beginners who, with the help of expert tutors, can soon progress to more exciting blue runs. Ski lessons are offered from the age of five. Intermediate skiers have the greatest choice with a large number of blue and easy red runs. They can access the Sella Ronda, a twenty six kilometre run which encircles Sella Massif. Advanced skiers have some very demanding runs particularly on the north facing slopes of Arabba. A modern lift system gives quick and easy access to the slopes. Although there are no snow parks, the terrain is ideal for novice and intermediate boarders.

Canazei has a good range of accommodation that suits most budgets, restaurants serving an eclectic menu and satisfying most tastes and bars and pubs provide a lively nightlife. Recreational activities and facilities include an ice rink, an indoor swimming pool with Turkish baths, a bowling alley and a gymnasium.

Canazei Nightlife

Canazei’s bars, pubs and restaurants provide a lively nightlife. There are also one or two discos where you can dance until the early hours of the morning. Those who wish to continue with the sporting theme can participate in night skiing, skating and tobogganing. There is also an indoor swimming pool and a gym.

Canazei Shopping

Canazei shopping provides for all your holiday essentials, including sporting equipment and clothing. There are also a good number of specialist shops from jewellers and fashion boutiques, to gift and souvenir shops.

Canazei Eating

Canazei’s restaurants serve a wide variety of fare, from fast food to gourmet eating, and from traditional food to international cuisine. Pasta and pizza feature prominently on menus and rarely disappoint, especially when accompanies by a good Italian red.