An adventure for young people and families
The energy of the sun and perfectly snowy slopes are an irresistible attraction at Moena-Alpe Lusia, Falcade and Passo San Pellegrino. Together these three young, dynamic and welcoming towns give life to a modern ski resort with 100 km of slopes, three snow parks and a controlled freeride run.
Here the joy of skiing knows no limits, and the mountain offers itself in thousands of facets as a modern winter fairy-tale that never ceases to amaze. Enjoy sport and relax among ancient wooden hay barns and splendid views.
Careful attention is paid to the needs of children, who can play in three large play parks on the now and begin skiing under the supervision of friendly instructors on ski school bunny slopes, stopwatch timed routes and simple boarder cross runs.
Trentino Ski Sunrise
If you would like to try the unique thrill of skiing at dawn, there are two events not to be missed in the Alpe Lusia/San Pellegrino ski area. On Thursday, February 23rd, at Alpe Lusia the cabin lift up to Le Cune will open extra early, and breakfast will be served at Chalet Valbona. Then on Saturday, March 4th, in the charming snowy landscape of Passo San Pellegrino, the Baita Paradiso, a traditional lodge right on the slopes, will be accessible with the convenient Costabella chairlift. Enjoy the invigorating fresh air, the rising sun, the descent with ski instructors and all the taste of typical local Trentino products, including milk, butter, yoghurt, fresh bread, apples, honey, jams, deli meats, cheese, eggs, sweets and much more delicious fare. This experience is like a dream come true in the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites. Info and reservations: ApT Val di Fassa - Moena / +39 0462 609770 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The San Pellegrino Ski Area offer an innovative par course specifically set up for baby skiers, who can look forward to new adventures every day and take on fun challenges in the company of the friendly mascot called Blanco. Just ask for the special "Taggy" at the office of the Moena Dolomiti Ski and Snowboard School at Passo San Pellegrino, follow the map and complete the entire par course correctly, using 3 different lifts and passing through 5 different circuits with increasing levels of difficulty, including 2 ski cross tracks, 2 stopwatch runs and 1 slope with moguls. While the child is skiing, Taggy records each passage and assigns points. Blanco Tour lasts about 2 hours and once it is completed you return to the Blanco Desk to check the child’s results on the circuit and receive a special prize from Blanco the Bunny! More info: www.skiareasanpellegrino.it
Great news for the Ski Area Alpe Lusia/San Pellegrino
The choice of skiing options on the Col Margherita will be complete with the La Volata slope, 2350 m of fun and adrenaline and an altitude change of more than 600 m. This is a black slope for experienced skiers that plunges down to Passo San Pellegrino in a continuous succession of spine tingling walls with gradients of almost 50%.
The two quad chairlifts Castelir-Fassane and Fassane-Morea have been substituted by a state-of-the-art cabin lift with minimal environmental impact, featuring spacious cabins that can carry 10 people. It departs from Castelir (1553 m) and arrives in Morea (1967 m) with an intermediary station in the Fassane district. The new facility perfectly adheres to the safety standards of all skiers, particularly children and special needs users who come here regularly. Info: www.skiareaalpelusia.it
The Ski Area Alpe Lusia/San Pellegrino has increased services for kids’ first approach to skiing by expanding and improving the ski school slopes Blanco Baby Park and Capanna Margherita at Passo San Pellegrino. The first one features 2 long tread mills and various par courses with obstacles, cones and arches. The second one offers a treadmill, a nice stretch for boarder-cross, where you can practice curves and jumps, and an area just for sledding and bob sledding. Info: www.skiareasanpellegrino.it
Moena - Alpe Lusia
Moena (1184 m) is one of the most beautiful tourist resorts in the Val di Fassa, and it marks the perfect border with the nearby Val di Fiemme. It’s a lovely, very evocative village which stands out for the timeless elegance of the carefully preserved historical architecture in its centre. It’s no coincidence that Moena is referred to as the “Fairy of the Dolomites”. World class hotel accommodations feature a wide range of services. Furthermore, numerous events offer visitors options for an even more active holiday, including cultural initiatives, musical evenings and culinary events.
The ski facilities and fantastic scenic views in the Alpe Lusia/San Pellegrino resort are just a few minutes away by car or ski bus.
Passo San Pellegrino
Passo San Pellegrino (1918 m) is a wide Alpine pass located halfway between Moena and Falcade, a true winter sports and snow paradise. At this ski resort everything is within reach thanks to modern hotel facilities and convenient car parks with direct access to the lifts. The slopes are suited to everyone, from beginners to great skiing champions, and there is a well-equipped play park for kids. The cross-country ski loop at the Centro Fondo Alochet is very popular, with tracks immersed in the splendour of the forests, and the Col Margherita Freeride Park offers the opportunity to try the thrill of off-piste skiing in complete safety. A good time is also guaranteed for snowboarders with the BigAirBag at the SanPe Snowpark.
Falcade (1100 m) is a charming village in the Belluno Dolomites that lies at the base of the dominating rock walls of the Focobon in the splendid Valle del Biois. It represents the Venetian side of the Alpe Lusia/San Pellegrino Ski Area, the arrival point for the famous lovers’ slope that boasts a long tradition as a tourist destination suited to families and children. A major attraction here is the cross country facility called Centro Fondo Pietro Scola, which winds around the well-known Piana di Falcade and is also set up for night skiing. There is a wide choice of accommodations near the lifts and there is a lot to do besides skiing, like ice skating, snow mobile rides and snow-tubing. Art lovers should definitely visit the museum of the late local sculptor, Augusto Murer.
Soraga (1210 m) is considered one of the oldest settlements in the Val di Fassa and throughout the years it has renewed itself and grown into a beautiful location that maintains its peculiarly typical Ladino quality. The village is located on the slopes of the Monzoni. This is a kingdom of tranquillity and relaxation, where a growing number of enthusiasts can take fantastic snowshoe walks. Nordic skiers will find plenty of tracks behind the hotels, while Alpine skiers can take a short bus ride for easy access to the nearby slopes at Alpe Lusia and Passo San Pellegrino.
Families travelling to the Alpe Lusia/San Pellegrino Ski Area can count on a destination where traditional mountain hospitality caters specifically to the needs of little ones. Quality accommodations feature special services, discounts and promotions; the lift facilities are easily accessible and baby skiers receive free ski passes.
Alpe Lusia, Passo San Pellegrino and Falcade feature play parks on the snow with indoor heated play halls and baby-sitting services, ski school slopes with easy gradients and minimal altitude differences, simple time trial tracks and boarder cross slopes, specialized, multi-lingual ski instructors and fun entertainment programs.
Spend an incredible day on skis spanning the boarder of Veneto and Trentino, in a continuous series of breath-taking views, charming wood lodges and beautiful Dolomite peaks. The tour covers a distance of about 60 km, skis on foot, and crosses the entire ski resort of Alpe Lusia /San Pellegrino. There is only one section by ski bus (about 8 km) that connects Alpe Lusia with Passo San Pellegrino.
The Ski Tour of Emotions can be undertaken by average skiers, since it features several variants, even some for kids. It starts from either Moena or Falcade.
To put your powder skiing skills to the test, on the North face of the Col Margherita there is a freeride trail equipped with clear signs, an ARVA test gate, qualified personnel who can warn of eventual avalanche risks, insufficient snow conditions or poor visibility, and an efficient rescue service managed in collaboration with State Police and Alpine Rescue teams.
From the top of Col Margherita (2514 m) it descends to Passo San Pellegrino (1918 m) for a total altitude difference of about 600 metres. There are excellent snow conditions for the better part of winter.