In origin in the territory of Predazzo, in Trentino Alto Adige, there were twelve masi. Now is the most populated village of Fiemme Valley.
 
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The Garden of the Alps
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Village of Predazzo
Municipality of Predazzo

Province of Trento
Trentino Alto Adige Region

Population: 4.536
Altitude centre: 1018 m s.l.m.

Unesco Site: The Dolomites

the Municipality is part of:
Green Cycling itineraries - Greenways
Unesco World Heritage Sites
Comunità Montana Val di Fiemme

Protected Natural Areas:
Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino Natural Park

Municipality of Predazzo
Piazza SS. Filippo e Giacomo 3 - Predazzo (TN)
Tel. +39 0462 508211

Predazzo (Pardàc in predazzano dialect, big meadow) is considered the Geologic garden of the Alps, because it has the highest concentration of geological variety in the world. Especially in the area of "Canzòncoli", where the contact between the sedimentary and volcanic rocks, are products of singular phenomena of crystallization. The territory is rich in history, tradition and culture. In the central square you can visit the Geological Museum of the Dolomites to admire an extraordinary collection of rocks, minerals and fossils, but also scientific publications that testify to the studies on the formation of the Dolomites. The historical center, dominated by the neogothic church of Saints Filippo and Giacomo (built in 1870), retains many old houses, some of which are decorated with frescoes. The oldest church is that of S. Nicolò that dates back to the Sixteenth Century.

Between the flat walks around the country, is very suggestive that leads to the ravine of Sottosassa, where you can admire the waterfalls of the Travignolo under the walls porfiriche equipped for sports climbing. Following the Valmaggiore, meets the forest that sounds, where the resonance firs were "baptized" by musicians of international fame. Walking along the geological trail of Doss Capèl, between Passo Feudo and the Alpe di Pampeago (2.000-2.200 m. slm.) meet beaches and seabeds, seashells and sea stars who lived before the dinosaurs, but also lave, ash and lapillus of the ancient volcano of Predazzo. Represents a point of reference for the hikers who s the forward in the territory of the Dolomites, Pale di San Martino, the Latemar, Rosengarten. From the country depart walks to suit all legs, like the one that leads to the ravine of Sottosassa, where you can admire the waterfalls of the Travignolo, under the walls porfiriche equipped for sports climbing.

Predazzo is also an important tourist resort in every season of the year, with a public swimming pool and equipped ski lifts that lead into the carousel of the Ski Center Latemar and in the Ski Area Bellamonte-Alpe Lusia. In addition to be crossed of the track from the bottom of the Marcialonga, is the seat of the stage of the jump on skis. The famous trampolines of the stage of the jump from the Well of Predazzo have hosted three times the Nordic Ski World Championship. The famous track from the bottom of the Marcialonga in summer turns into a long cycle track flat, from which depart the trails for mountain biking and scenic tours for cycling.

In the direction of Passo Rolle-San Martino di Castrozza, at 6 km from Predazzo, lies the small village of Bellamonte, place of summer holiday and winter sports, in a beautiful position, dominated by the peaks of Colbricòn, Cece, and Pale di San Martino. Scattered in the meadows are numerous typical wooden houses, known as "Tabià Bellamonte". The location is a good starting point for excursions to the top of Lusia and other peaks of the Lagorai chain.

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Other destinations nearby

Bellamonte
Bellamonte
The village of Bellamonte is located near Predazzo in Val di Fiemme.
Trento - 0 KM from Predazzo
Ziano di Fiemme
Ziano di Fiemme
The village of Ziano di Fiemme is situated in front of the Lagorai chain, in Trentino.
Trento - 8.11 KM from Predazzo
Panchià
Panchià
Panchià is a small village of the Fiemme Valley between the villages of Tesero and Ziano di Fiemme.
Trento - 9.81 KM from Predazzo
Vigo di Fassa
Vigo di Fassa
As almost all the other Val di Fassa villages, dates back to the Middle Ages, even if the first traces of human presence in the area date back to the Paleolithic Period, when nomadic hunters recovered the Avisio stream.
Trento - 12.04 KM from Predazzo
Tesero
Tesero
Il Borgo di Tesero is the handicraft center of Val di Fiemme, in Trentino.
Trento - 12.22 KM from Predazzo
Varena
Varena
Varena, in the Fiemme Valley, is one of the most ancient town of the whole Trentino.
Trento - 15.75 KM from Predazzo

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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