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Located at the foot of the Catinaccio group, Vigo di Fassa is a ski center in the Val di Fassa area and an important center for summer excursions. What is most fascinating is the beauty of these Dolomite mountains that surround the village, easily reachable from the center of the village also with a modern cable car that leads directly to the panoramic plateau of Ciampedìe, a reference and departure point for numerous paths and mountain routes in summer. and transformed into the snowy paradise of the Catinaccio ski area in winter.
  • Village in the mountain
  • UNESCO heritage
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Camper parking area
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Vigo di Fassa
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Vigo di Fassa
Vigo di Fassa  | Nicola Angeli
Vigo di Fassa
Nicola Angeli
Vigo di Fassa  | Marisa Montibeller
Vigo di Fassa
Marisa Montibeller
Vigo di Fassa  |
Vigo di Fassa
Vigo di Fassa  | Nicola Angeli
Vigo di Fassa
Nicola Angeli
Vigo di Fassa  |
Vigo di Fassa
Vigo di Fassa  |
Vigo di Fassa

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About the village

Vigo di Fassa (Vich in Ladin language) is a ski center of the district of the Val di Fassa / Dolomiti Superski. The village, rich of hotel infrastructures, is an important center of summer excursions in the massif of the Catinaccio. The country, as almost all the other towns of the Val di Fassa, 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. The country started from the Early Middle Ages an uninterrupted growth, ending to encase the near village of San Giovanni (in Ladin Sèn Jan). Of that era still remains, next to the Rectory of the local church, a monumental barn, in the recent past the seat of the Ladin Museum of Fassa. The country continued to prosper thanks to agriculture and breeding until 1860, when the construction of the highway of the Dolomites brought the first tourists, especially from Austria. Coincides with this time the construction of new huts at the base of the mountain group of the Catinaccio, dedicated to the mountaineers and lovers of excursions (among the first at the end of the Nineteenth Century, the Rifugio Vajolet). Are worth a visit are the 15th century church of San Giovanni, in the homonymous hamlet, considered one of the oldest buildings in the valley, in the Gothic style and is characterized by a high bell tower cusp preserves frescos of the XVI century and the Church of Santa Giuliana, solata on a hill above the present village. Always in gothic style, its existence is documented since 1237, but was rebuilt in its entirety in the fifteenth century. Do not miss also the Fassa Ladin Museum and the Monzoni Mineralogical Museum, that gathers around 200 different types of minerals, collected in some teche and viewable also thanks to a microscope, collected in Val di Fassa by an alpine guide originally from Vigo di Fassa.

Village of Vigo di Fassa
The Municipality of Vigo di Fassa
Province of Trento
Region Trentino-Alto Adige

Inhabitants: 1.197
Altidutine: 1.381 m a.s.l.

The Municipality is part of
I Borghi più belli d'Italia
The Dolomites: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Municipality of Vigo di Fassa
Strada Rezia, 12 - 38039 Vigo di Fassa - TN
phone +39. 0462 764182

BY CAR

  • From the A22 highway, continue to the Ora Egna Termeno exit. Continue on the SS 48 to Cavalese and then continue to Moena.
  • From the A22 highway, exit at Bolzano Nord. Continue on the SS 241, Passo Costalunga, Vigo di Fassa.
  • From the A22 highway, take the Chiusa exit and continue on the SS 242, Ortisei, Passo Sella, Canazei.
  • From the A27 highway, continue to the Belluno exit. Continue on the SS 346, Agordo, Passo San Pellegrino, Moena.

ON THE TRAIN

  • Bolzano station
  • Ora station
  • Trento station

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