Woods and meadows make green the dominant colour in Folgaria, the awesome setting for a summer break
The main centre in this area is definitely Folgaria, well-equipped and welcoming town which provides excellent facilities, including movie theatre, ice rink, fitness centre, sports hall equipped for basketball and 5-a-side football, swimming pool and a long main street bustling with shops, restaurants and cafes.
Folgaria is the base station to reach 52 walking trails of different lengths and a trekking route through Austro-Hungarian World War I forts. It also provides three circuits of over 100 km marked mountain bike trails, Nordic Walking routes and an 18-hole golf course nearby.
Folgaria is perfect for engaging in all kinds of sports, but it is also a cozy family-friendly place, with specific recreational and educational activities for kids, festivals, gastronomic events, folklore and performances to suit all interests.
The main town on the plateau, Folgaria is at a stone's throw from uphill and cross-country skiing facilities
The town centre has a lively vibrant feel to it, with shops, restaurants and bars, as well as entertainment venues such as a cinema-cum-theatre, ice rink, sports hall for five-a-side football, volleyball and fitness and an indoor swimming pool. Uphill facilities are truly nearby, connected by a skibus and snow train service, which lead to the 80 km ski-runs of the Skitour dei Forti circuit. Serviced by artificial snow system facilities, it ensures a great deal of fun for all skiers, whether beginners or experts.Near Folgaria you will also find the cross-country skiing centres of Forte Cherle and Coe pass. The former is more family-friendly, while the latter - which has been entirely restyled and is appreciated abroad too - is ideal both for learning and training, with a 35 km trail for professional competitions, training and simple entertainment.Besides skiing, other opportunities for visitors include snowshoe hikes with the traditional "ciaspole" - as snowshoes are locally called - Nordic walking, orienteering, tobogganing. Additional facilities feature a kindargarten and a wide range of après-ski activities.