Description: the Passo Fedaia (2.054 m), 13 km far from , is dominated by the Fedaia Lake, a huge 2 km long dike, on the foot of the Marmolada glacier, the Queen of the Dolomites. The highest peak of the Marmolada, Punta Penìa, at an altitude of 3.343 meters, is part of the history of world alpinism and , becoming a classic among Alpine itineraries.
The Glacier, the biggest one in the Dolomites, is situated in the northern side of the group and is , free fans, who can practise their favourite sport until the beginning of May.
Across the dike one gets the Pian dei Fiacconi cabin lift, from whose upstream station it is possible to enjoy a wonderful view of the Val di Fassa and the Dolomites.
The Marmolada was also one of the sites of the , about 700 rests of the conflict can be seen at the private war museum . During the war the Austro-Hungarian engineer Leo Handl projected and realized a 12 km long tunnel in the Glacier, called "Città di Ghiaccio" - Ice Town, to give shelter to Austrian soldiers and protect them from enemies and cold. In the tunnel there were deposits, kitchens and dormitories. Unfortunately nothing is left of the tunnel but fascinating tales and old pictures.
Events and shows in Canazei, Alba and Penia
Opening times Information Office Alba di Canazei from June 18th:
from Monday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays closed
Opening times Information Office Alba di Canazei from September 17th: