Hamlets belonging to the municipality: San Giovanni, Tamion, Vallonga
Etymology: Vigo, from the Latin word "vicus", village.
Points of interest: Santa Giuliana Church (founded in 1237 and rebuilt in 1519) reached from Strada de Sènt’Uiana; Austro Hungarian War cemetery 1914-1918 reached from Strada de Sènt’Uiana; Pieve di San Giovanni (founded between the 8th-9th century, extended in 1400 and renovated in 2008) in the hamlet of San Giovanni; Ladin Museum (2001), in the hamlet of San Giovanni; ancient hamlets Larzonei, Vallonga and Tamion.
Events: Entorn Vich, food and wine tasting evenings accompanied by live music through the lanes of the centre throughout July and August; Ladin Museum activities, many activities for old and young in July, August and the beginning of September; "Prejepies sui Festii", nativity scene exhibition displayed on the fountains. From mid December to Epiphany (January 6th).
Description: located in a high and sunny position that dominates the rest of the valley, Vigo di Fassa was during the reign of the Longobards the administrative and religious headquarter of the Val di Fassa. Even if almost destroyed in a fire in 1921, the village maintained its typical rural aspect, that can be seen in particular in the hamlet of Tamion.
The and the Ladin Cultural Institution have a fundamental role in preserving the Ladin tradition and spread it.
Thanks to a modern cable car it is possibile to reach the Ciampedie valley 2.000 m) directly from the town, arriving on a spectacular natural terrace where to admire the Dolomites. The Ciampedie in summer is the ideal point of departure for and climbing in the Catinaccio group, King Laurin’s reign; in winter it is the heart of the , offering a great variety of slopes perfectly covered with snow. The Ciampedie is a paradise for children that can have fun in the open air and in all safety at the "Baby Park" play ground.
Notes: on 2nd July, Vigo di Fassa has been official listed as one of the most beautiful hamelts of Italy "I Borghi più belli d’Italia". An important award received for the uniqueness of the hamlets.
Events and shows in Vigo di Fassa
Opening times Information Office Vigo di Fassa from September 17th:
from Monday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays closed
Opening times Information Office Vigo di Fassa from December 2nd:
every day 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.