San Martino di Castrozza

San Martino di Castrozza, a popular winter resort of eastern Trentino, is situated in a privileged strategic position, since it rises just in the heart of the lush Primiero Vally and is wholly encircled by Paneveggio-Pale di San Martino Natural Park
Impressive Alpine peaks gaze across the landscape from on high; Cimon della Pala, Vezzana, Rosetta, Cima Madonna and Sas Maor on one side and Vette Feltrine and the imposing Mount Pavione on the other. Thick woods and wide pastures contribute to give this beautiful resort utmost profusion.

The ski district of San Martino di Castrozza and Passo Rolle is included in the popular Dolomiti Superski circuit, the largest in the world, and gathers 30 kilometres of cross-country skiing trails and 60 kilometres of Alpine skiing slopes which are covered with snow for 5 months a year and served by 23 ski-lift facilities. The most famous skiing path of the surrounding area is Carosello delle Malghe, a 45-km-long itinerary which develops 1404 - 2357 metres above sea level between Alpe Tognola and Malga Ces. Castellazzo slope in Passo Rolle hosts a well-equipped snowpark which is fully dedicated to snowboarders. A short distance from San Martino's old town, the so-called area of Prà delle Nasse gathers a large playground for both adults and children and several cross-country skiing trails.

Pale di San Martino Dolomitic peaks, a stirring sight as the massive rock peaks, split by glaciers, rise above a sea of green meadows and woodland, provide the backdrop for the Colverde-Rosetta slope, which crosses a thick wood of fir trees and larches before leading to San Martino's city centre. Rosetta cable car rises to Pale Plateau, the ideal destination for both expert climbers and snowshoe excursionsists.

A free Skibus leaving from San Martino di Castrozza crosses the whole Primiero Valley, which is characterized by the lush green meadows of Paneveggio Pale di San Martino Park. The lovers of winter sports will have the opportunity to take advantage of the famous slopes of Passo Cereda and Lake Calaita, while cross-country skiers will rely on 15 kilometres of dedicated trails. Those flocking to San Martino di Castrozza during summer will have the possibility to visit the picturesque villages of Primiero Valley, such as Fiera di Primiero, Transacqua, Tonadico, Siror, Imèr and Mezzano, fascinating tiny towns featuring genuine traditions which are all surrounded by enchanting natural settings and embellished by Romanesque churches, workshops and traditional inns.