Backpacking / Trekking in Val di Fiemme, Cavalese, Trentino-South Tyrol Italy

Fiemme Vitality Park:
900m-1200m/2957ft-393ft altitude
Starting points:
Tesero Lake and in Alpe Cernis plants station
Cavalese comune:
1000m/3000ft altitude
Nordic trekking is a widespread new trend in the mountain sports. Trentino-South Tyrol region, near the Italian- Austrian borders, is regarded as one of the the top destinations for the fans of Nordic walking.

Val di Solda, Val di Fassa, Val Grdena, Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo are some of the countless areas and the endless trails. The ‘DSV Nordic Aktiv Park’ has been recently opened in Vallunga, in Val Gardena, for the joy of the fans. The National Park of Puez – Odle – Gardenaccia is also located in the spot with many marked paths, ideal for summer walking.

But it is mainly in Madonna di Campiglio and in Pinzolo where fans can enjoy their preferred outdoors activities, in facilities reserved exclusively for them. The ‘Dolomites Nordic Walking Park’ in Pinzolo offers 5 tracks for all levels of ability in a total of 27 km/16.7 mi long and the ‘Dolomites Nordic Walking Park’ in Madonna di Campiglio offers 6 itineraries for a total of 32 km/19.8 mi long.

In Trentino side, the ‘Fiamme Vitality Park’ is the biggest Nordic walking park of the region. The Park, with 9 walking trails, covers an area of 57 km/35.4 mi long and it features 3 blue, 3 red and 3 black marked trails. The ‘Stelvio National Park’ of Dolomites di Brenta area offers 11 trails of a total 62 km/38.5 mi long. The Park’s playground is divided in 2 blue marked trails (Bucaneve and Soldanella), 6 red marked paths (Ranuncolo, Papavero Alpino, Stella Alpina, Giglio Mantagone, Genzianella) and 3 black marked tracks (Anemone, Rododendro and Primula).

The Folgaria Nordic Walking Park offers 17 walking trails where 8 of them are located in Folgaria and the remaining 9 ones are spotted in Lavarone – Luserna area. The Park, with regards to different levels of ability, has 6 blue, 8 red and 3 black marked tracks.