this is what you can do in Moena in the summer
What to do in Moena in summer? The answer is quite simple: there are many summer activities that you can practice!
Hiking is the main activity in summer in Val di Fassa! There is a comprehensive network of paths, which allows you to explore every corner of the valley: it starts with easy walks surrounded by nature, up to more demanding routes which reach the peaks of the “Pale Mountains”.
Via ferratas and climbing
For more experienced hikers, many hiking paths are available in Val di Fassa which, with appropriate equipment, allow you to reach even hard to reach places in complete safety.
The Fassa and Fiemme Dolomite cycle path
The most popular route for fans of cycling: the Dolomite cycle path through the Fassa and Fiemme valleys, running alongside the Avisio stream, 48km in length and a total altitude difference of 650 metres (estimated 3-4 hours to complete).
With a slight slope, descent and a very slight climb, this is the perfect route for many cyclo-tourists! Every day from mid-June to mid-September, thanks to the Fassa-Fiemme Bike-Express service, you can go from Canazei to Molina di Fiemme by bike, and return by a comfortable bus fitted with a trailer.
Many routes are traversable by mountain bike throughout Val di Fassa, and those who want to experiment with this sport are spoiled for choice: you can opt for easy and accessible courses, or for more difficult and demanding courses that put your own physical stamina to the test.
The road ahead is clear for a bicycle holiday in Val di Fassa! Professionals, enthusiasts and cyclo-tourists can find the answer to their needs here. Either for training or for spending a day dedicated to sport, the valley offers a unique type of route for racing bikes.
6 months on the road: the paths can be used from May to October; with straights, bends, climbs and descents, you can admire the scenery which will satisfy the spirit of freedom within cycling enthusiasts.
Nordic walking is the perfect sport to get into good physical shape in a short period of time, without tiring out the joints. There are many routes where this can be practised in Val di Fassa, surrounded by fantastic panoramas.
Within its forests, Val di Fassa looks after genuine open-air gyms: these are paths characterised by patches of ground to the side where there are various wooden gym facilities set up with illustrated signs, which provide guidance on the correct way to exercise using the facility. These trails are around 1.5 to 3 km long, and there are an average of 12-15 exercises to follow along the trails.
Col Margherita Park
The wonderful adventure park at an altitude of 2,514 metres on Col Margherita (Passo San Pellegrino), where you can learn about the science of the history and geology of the Dolomites: the route, easily reach by funicular, can stimulate both adults’ and childrens’ curiosities, with volcanos, glaciers, islands, the sea beds, geological time periods and discoveries of fossils.
In Predazzo, in the Stalimen area (7km from Moena) - leaving from the Latemar 2200 ski lift - “Montagnanimata” is waiting for you: 3 easy trails to do as a family on foot from Latemar, with beautiful panoramas and a so much fun to be had.
The two open adventure parks in Val di Fassa - Dolomiti Action Adventure Park in Campitello and Adventure Park Piciocaa in Pozza - offer exciting acrobatic routes for the enjoyment of adults and children.
Fly Line Catinaccio
In the summer, adults and children can experience the adrenaline-fuelled “free flight” in Ciampedìe - in the heart of Catinaccio - thanks to Fly Line Catinaccio, one of the most avant-garde structures in the world: 6 minutes of suspended descent through the woods, wearing a comfortable harness!
Mountains, woods, clean air, streams: what better setting for a trip on horseback, or for trying horse riding for the first time, perhaps with your children, who will find ponies and horses trained specifically for them.
In the summer, Val di Fassa has a golf driving range, among the grass of Campitello di Fassa (Ischia area - Col Rodella funicular station).
Also, from May to the end of October, fans of golf can play at the 9-hole course at Golf Club Carezza in Passo Costalunga, the highest altitude course in Europe.
Rock climbing wall
At the Iscia Sports Centre in Campitello di Fassa, there is a covered artificial structure, “Adel”, where adults and children can experience the thrill of rock climbing!
Walking barefoot through the woods and paying attention to the sensations of your own body. This is barefoot: it enhances your body’s equilibrium, it dispels stress, it reactivates microcirculation, helps to correct your posture and instils new vital energy!
Inaugurated by Tom Perry, the famous barefoot mountain climber, in summer of 2011, a postural-sensory path is waiting for you in Moena, in the Ischiez-Roncac area.
Hang-gliding and paragliding
The Campitello di Fassa and Canazei areas are stations well-known for practising free-flight, above all hang-gliding and paragliding.
However, in Val di Fassa, the thrill of flying is not reserved only for experts, but is also available for beginners - accompanied by national instructors - can experience the excitement of flying in complete safety, thanks to tandem harnesses.
Avisio Rafting - located in Masi di Cavalese at the Fondovalle Cable car Station in Cermis - lets you try out the excitement of going down the Avisio in a raft in complete safety.