Folgaria is a town located at over 1,100 meters above sea level and is one of the best known and most popular ski resorts in Trentino Alto Adige.
The winter facilities present, belonging to the Skirama Dolomiti consortium, include tracks of up to 53 kilometers in length, 2 cross-country ski centers and 9 ski lifts.
But even in summer, Folgaria lends itself to being a destination for relaxing holidays in contact with unspoiled nature.
There is also no shortage of sites of historical interest: the town was decorated with Military Valor for the support given by citizens to the War of Liberation.
Winter sports lovers consider Folgaria a true paradise: here you can practice all types of sports that require the presence of snow, such as cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, hiking and off-piste skiing, sledding, snowboarding. , telemark, ice skating, snowshoeing.
Near the slopes there are baby parking with entertainment dedicated to children.
Those who prefer to enjoy the healthy air during the spring and summer periods, can take advantage of the numerous sports fields to play tennis or golf, take long walks in the paths in the woods, have fun on a mountain bike or on horseback.
The vast botanical garden of Passo Coe deserves a visit which, in addition to cultivating a large number of plants, arouses particular interest thanks to the karst phenomena present in the area and its morphology.
Those who want to relax, get back into shape and take care of their body cannot miss a visit to the numerous beauty centers in Folgaria, which offer the possibility of wellness programs, enjoy different types of massages, both firming and anti-cellulite and relaxing and anti stress, and specific treatments for face and body skin care.
For accommodation you can decide between hotels starting from three stars, residences or private apartments.
Lovers of history and culture can take advantage of the holiday to visit the ancient encampments Lake Ecken and the Cogola di Carbonare, dating back to the Paleolithic; the Seven Fortresses of the Emperor which testify to the passage of the Habsburgs in the area; there Tuono Base, where missiles were stored during the Cold War; the Museum of the Plateaus, full of multimedia materials relating to the First World War.
Folgaria also deserves a special mention as regards food and wine products. Among the delicacies are the traditional polenta, alone or seasoned with game, fragrant speck, mushrooms from the local woods and cheese. the typical desserts are the Christmas zelten (a cake prepared with raisins, candied fruits and all kinds of dried fruit), the apple strudel flavored with cinnamon. Do not forget the jams, the jams produced with the fruit of the area and honey, a specialty to which a museum has been dedicated, which has a floor dedicated to didactics concerning the world of bees, and an exhibition floor, which can be visited individually. or through guided tours.