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Resort: Canazei - Passo Pordoi
Categories: Nature

Description: Sass Pordoi, in the upper part of Val di Fassa, can be reached by the cable car (both in summer and in winter) from Pordoi Pass (12 km from Canazei), which, in only 4 minutes, takes you up to 2,950 m. The mountains which surround you emerged from the oceans millions of years ago, and appear extraordinarily close. The Marmolada, the Sassolungo, the Sella, the Catinaccio, and a little further away, the basin of Ampezzo. Then the Ortles and Cevedale groups, and on to the Swiss and Austrian Alps. From the top of Pordoi you can also clearly see numerous paths and "vie ferrate" which criss-cross the blocks of Dolomite.

Photogallery

  • Piz Boè - Sass Pordoi - Val Lasties - Sella Group
  • Sass Pordoi - Torri del Sella - Sassolungo - Sassopiatto
  • Pordoi Pass - Sass Pordoi - Pordoi Fork - Dolomites
  • Sass Pordoi - Piz Boè - Sella Group
  • Ski area Canazei Belvedere - Sass Becè - Sass Pordoi

Curiosities and Legends

The legend of Cianbolpin

The legend of Cianbolpin tells of the love lost and found again of a young shepherd from Canazei for Donna Chenina, a stunningly beautiful "vivana" living on the slopes of Pordoi. After falling in love with her, Cianbolpin left her after some time to go back to his village that he missed too much. But he found it completely changed and had to go through a long series of vicissitudes amoung ogres, bandits and magical mantels before being able to return to Donna Chenina. This legend is present in several different versions in the entire Alpine range and is a classical tale of the Fassa valley tradition.


Simposio Top Wine 2.950

Autumn in Val di Fassa opens with the Top Wine Symposium 2.950, the most exclusive event dedicated to the wine growers of Trentino, which is scheduled in October at the Refuge Maria at Sass Pordoi. Top Wine, Italy’s highest tasting appointment, is a unique chance to discover and appreciate the regional wines, in the presence of the Dolomites. Together with sparkling, white and red wines, many typical products of Val di Fassa are present.


Dolomites Skyrace

In July, hundreds runners will compete to conquest the most spectacular Val di Fassa’s peaks, surrounded by the stunning Dolomites that are Natural World Heritage. Canazei is the protagonist of the world skyrunning with the Dolomites Skyrace, which is the most awaited competition from the sky runners: 22 km (10 up and 12 down), a difference in altitude of 1,750m, starting from Piaz Marconi (the central square) and reaching the Piz Boè (the highest competition’s point at 3.152 mt., in the impressive Sella Group scenery), descending through the Val Lasties, Pian de Schiavaneis and back to the village.


Weather and Webcam

Interactive webcam Canazei - Belvedere - Altitude: 2.413 metresArea: Col dei RossiPanoramic viewpoint: interactive webcam. Panoramic view over the slopes and lifts of the ski area Belvedere-Col Rodella-Passo Pordoi.
Interactive webcam Canazei - Belvedere
Webcam Canazei - Belvedere - Altitude: 2,413 metresArea: Col dei RossiPanoramic viewpoint: static webcam. Panoramic view of the Belvedere ski area and the chair lifts
Webcam Canazei - Belvedere

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