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Nestled at the foot of the Corno Nero, Varena is one of the oldest villas in the Val di Fiemme. Walking through its streets you can admire the typical monolithic porphyry fountains. According to tradition, the best drinking water in the valley arose from the fountains of Varena.
  • Village in the mountain
  • Camper parking area
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Varena
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Varena  | Federico Modica
Varena
Federico Modica
Varena  | visitfiemme.it
Varena
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Varena  | visitfiemme.it
Varena
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Varena  | Comune di Varena
Varena
Comune di Varena
Varena  | Comune di Varena
Varena
Comune di Varena
Varena  | Federico Modica
Varena
Federico Modica
A look at Varena
A look at Varena
Video by Ben B

Events

monday
29
june, 2020

SS. Peter and Paul - Patron Saint

About the village

Lying at the foot of the Black Horn, the village of Varena (Varéna in fiammazzo) is known for the center of the bottom and which natural paradise for lovers of this discipline. Walking through its streets you can admire the typical monolithic fountains of porphyry. According to the tradition, the fountains of Varena stood the best drinking water of the valley. To visit the church of Varena dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul and consecrated in the twelfth century. The Gothic interior still preserves traces of medieval decoration, works of Longo and paintings of the Unterperger. Spectacular walks plains and views around the village. Attracts many visitors the great crib in Varena "on track of Bethlehem", with hundreds of characters and animals that reproduce, in perfect Arabic style, the scenario of the Nativity.

The plateau of Lavazé Pass, 8 km from Varena, is one between the environments more fascinating of Val di Fiemme, from the point of view of landscape. The huge expanse of meadows, framed by fir, larch and cirmoli, is overhung by the Pala di Santa (2.488 m.). From the pass you can enjoy a beautiful panorama on the Rosengarten and Latemar, Dolomite peaks that, every sunset, offer the spectacle of the enrosadira. Every winter, the favorable altitude (1.769-2.150 m.) makes it practicable from December to April the tracks for cross-country skiing. In the renowned center of wheelbase Lavazé-Oclini cross-country skiing meets the trekking on the snow and skiing. In addition to the 80 kilometers of cross-country skiing runs, that you submit also in conifer forests, there are lifts and slopes for downhill skiing, tracks for snow and snow park for toboggan, bob and inflatable boats.

The plateau is also the seat of an important center for ski-orientation which has hosted World Cup races and Alpen Cup. From Passo Lavazé of a road connects the Val di Fiemme with the Val d'Ega, in the province of Bolzano, and another leads to Passo Oclini, also in South Tyrol.

Village of Varena
Municipality of Varena

Province of Trento
Trentino Alto Adige Region

Population: 837
Altitude centre: 1180 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Comunità Montana Val di Fiemme

Municipality of Varena
Via Mercato 16 - Varena (TN)
Tel. +39 0462 340343

BY CAR

  • From the A22 highway, take the Egna / Ora exit and follow the SS48 Dolomiti state road to Cavalese. In Cavalese take the SS 620 until reaching Varena. Or exit at Trento Nord, merge onto the SS12 and at Lavis follow for the Valle di Cembra and continue towards Cavalese. In Cavalese take the SS 620 until reaching Varena.
  • From the A27 highway, take the Belluno exit and follow the directions for Agordo SS203. Then follow for Falcade and cross the Passo S.Pellegrino SS346, up to Moena from where you can take the S.S. 48 up to Cavalese. In Cavalese take the SS 620 (P.so di Lavazè) until reaching Varena
  • From Strada Statale 47 heading north, shortly after Cismon del Grappa, merge onto S.S.50. Follow the signs for S.Martino di Castrozza, cross the Passo Rolle, and continue until you reach Predazzo then, along the S.S. 48 of the Dolomites, Cavalese. In Cavalese take the SS 620 (P.so di Lavazè) until reaching Varena

ON THE TRAIN

  • Ora station
  • Trento station
  • Bolzano station

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