San Martino di Castrozza and Passo Rolle: between scenic trails and perfect pistes
Like skiing in a painting, among kilometres of highly scenic slopes. And we are in one of the most popular ski areas for winter sports enthusiasts.
The ski area of San Martino di Castrozza and Passo Rolle, in Trentino, enjoys a strategic position within the Dolomiti Superski circuit, in the territory of the Paneveggio Pale di San Martino Nature Park.
An experience not to be missed
The reasons for choosing a skiing holiday in these parts are many. Firstly,the ski slopes are surrounded by beautiful nature, you can also ski at night in the Colverde area and you can enjoy the excellent local cuisine in the alpine huts and shelters.
The numbers also speak for themselves: 75 kilometres of ski slopes, 26 ski lifts, 3 snow parks with 4 different lines, 1 children's fun park and 30 kilometres of cross-country skiing
Again, you can learn to ski in 2 schools with over 100 instructors.
Discovering a dream destination
The Passo Rolle is located at 1,980 metres and is a good starting point to reach the other Dolomite valleys, always on tracks with a view of high altitudes. This Alpine pass connects San Martino di Castrozza with the neighbouring villages. And this very destination has a history that takes us back through the centuries.
Well-known as early as the 19th century among the pioneers of modern mountaineering, it gradually became a tourist resort popular with high society and artists in search of peace and inspiration.
Little skiers grow up
The slopes are suitable for all levels of difficulty. For younger children and those who want to try their hand at this sport for the first time, there are the Prà delle Nasse training areas and the Tognola Kinderland.
For children in particular, dedicated areas are provided with conveyor belts and training lifts.
The Marmot Kinderheim, on the other hand, is a small wooden house where educators entertain the children while their parents ski
Snowboard enthusiasts can enjoy on two snow parks: the San Martino snow park at Tognola and the Rolle Railz Park at Passo Rolle.
Night skiing or Nordic skiing
Skiing under the stars is a local feature and the area of reference is linked to the Colverde-Rosetta facilities, where there are no less than 2 kilometres of illuminated slope and a final finish line in the village centre.
Nordic skiing is no less important and boasts its own 30 kilometres of tracks divided between the forests of San Martino, Val Canali, Passo Cereda and Lake Calaita.
Not convinced and looking for other special snow activities? Try telemarking, go-karting on ice and horse-drawn troika rides.