People who love the mountains love Passo San Pellegrino because it offers a wide network of trails to follow on foot or by mountain bike and, at the same time, you can take advantage of guided excursions and visits, learning activities and themed tastings as part of a rich outdoor and entertainment schedule offered by the various hotel accommodations.
Hotel Arnika offers a variety of activities to get to know the incredible particularity of the Dolomites, where natural beauty never ceases to amaze. Especially for families, don’t miss the initiative called “Andar per Malga” which offers first-hand experience into the secrets and peculiarities of the people who live and work every day in the dairies around Passo San Pellegrino. This is an original way to get to know bygone trades and flavours discover how to milk a cow and produce cheese, taste typical products from the territory. Passo San Pellegrino is also an ideal starting point for nature walks in the area of Alpe Lusia, to visit Parco di Paneveggio, known as the enchanted forest of violins, or for a walk around the different villages in Val di Fassa. Hotel Arnika also offers an ample choice of wellness treatments, including a picturesque deep well in which to dive after a steam bath, a salt cave and a large swimming pool.
For guests at Hotel Costabella the price of stay includes a generous package of excursions organised by the Moena Perla Alpina office and managed by expert guides to the territory. It’s the perfect choice to experience the most beautiful thrills that the mountains of Passo San Pellegrino and the other villages in the Val di Fassa have to offer. Among the different walks there is one which children especially love; it’s called “In the city of Groundhogs” – “Nella città delle Marmotte”. It’s suitable for everyone, even with strollers: you can take a chair lift all the way to the top of the crests on Costabella, and following a scenic dirt road through high mountain pastures you come to rifugio Paradiso. From there you follow another scenic road to get to Val Tegnosa, home to one of the most numerous colonies of marmots in the entire Alpine chain. It’s fun to watch these playful, silly animals stick their heads out from the depths of their underground burrows!
Hotel Cristallo uses a guide service for anyone who wishes to enjoy a tour organised by a local expert. Excursions on foot or by mountain bike lead to the discovery of the places of the Great War, the flora, fauna and splendid lakes of the Passo San Pellegrino, not to mention the marvellous Conca di Fuciade and the Valfredda with its typical little wooden lodges sprinkled amongst ample green pastures. For a holiday spent relaxing and enjoying wellbeing, Hotel Cristallo offers a beauty spa that puts a modern twist on the ancient philosophy of bio-climatology behind Roman baths. This is an authentic place of pleasure to indulge the body and spirit, which includes a swimming pool with water jets, caldarium, laconicum, frigidarium, tepidarium and steam room.
For its guests Hotel Monzoni created a series of original and free offers to better get to know the nature and food and wine of Passo San Pellegrino. Headlining events include the “Astronomy and Astrophysics Week” – “Settimana dell’Astronomia e dell’Astrofisica” from August 24 to 30 with Professor Sergio Ortolani, research astronomer as well as standing professor at the University of Padua. In fact, Passo San Pellegrino enjoys a strategic position to observe the night stars, since it is one of the areas in Italy with the least light pollution. Another event not to miss in August is a series of three food and wine evenings in collaboration with some famous local chefs: “Dinner with the Love Tortellino” – “A cena con il Tortellino dell’Amore” (13 and 21 August) and “Padua Cooking Meets the Wines of Trentino” – “La cucina padovana incontra i vini del Trentino” (28 August). There are also several options for children and services dedicated to families with the Fassalandia programme.
At Residence Rododendro entertainment is the right ingredient for a true summer holiday getaway. You can have fun in the billiard room or playing a game of Ping-Pong, or participate in the open air programs offered by the various tourism boards and offices in Val di Fassa. The residence secretary provides paid reservation services. In summer they organize nice weekly barbecues for all guests.
Hotel San Marco
Hotel San Marco is a child friendly place where kids can play, either in a specific hall inside the hotel building, as well as outside in the outdoor play park, complete with swings and slides with bridges and a mini gym. Furthermore, during the month of August a mini football and volleyball field is set up on the lawn surrounding the hotel and there is a free mini club service with child supervisors for children ages 3 and up. There is also a busy schedule of outdoor activities and organized excursions: mountain biking and Nordic walking for more dynamic types and for romantics, walks from sunrise to sunset. And to put a perfect finish on the day, you can’t beat a dive into the swimming pool and some relaxation in the well-appointed spa.