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An imposing church and a special panoramic point

Winter hiking · Val di Fiemme
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  • Church of Castello di Fiemme
    / Church of Castello di Fiemme
    Photo: A. Campanile, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Castello di Fiemme
    Photo: G. Panozzo, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Church of Castello di Fiemme
    Photo: A. Campanile, APT Val di Fiemme
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An easy walk that combines majestic views with a bit of history and religion.
easy
2.3 km
0:45 h
23 m
39 m
Its position on the promontory makes it clearly visible even from afar. Strange that a church was built right up there. In reality, a castle once stood on the hill above the inhabited area: it was built by Mainardo II, Count of Tirolo around 1276 and demolished in 1310. The village of Castello di Fiemme derives its name from that manor. The church of San Giorgio (now dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes) is actually the small church on the left of the parish church. Both places of worship also stand out in the evening thanks to lighting that enhances their shapes and position.

Author’s recommendation

If you have a little more time, take a walk in the small streets under the promontory to discover the facades of some historic houses.
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Updated: December 24, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
970 m
Lowest point
931 m
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Safety information

Pay attention to the passage of vehicles, the road between Cavalese and Castello di Fiemme, although narrow, is open to traffic.

Tips, hints and links

APT Val di Fiemme - Tel. +39 0462 241111 - info@visitfiemme.it - www.visitfiemme.it  

Start

Cavalese (962 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.286224, 11.453646
DMS
46°17'10.4"N 11°27'13.1"E
UTM
32T 689007 5128775
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Destination

Castello di Fiemme

Turn-by-turn directions

The destination of the walk is visible from the start, near the soccer field of Cavalese. Walk along the sidewalk in the obvious direction and at the intersection take the road to the left slightly downhill leading to a small bridge. After it the road becomes narrower, climbing gently through the meadows. You continue to walk reaching the first houses of the village of Castello di Fiemme. Upon reaching Los Andes hotel, take Via Fiemme on the left, which leads to Via Roma. From here, take the Via Salita alla Parrocchia on the left which, with a short but intense climb, leads to the 2 places of worship. From this natural balcony the view sweeps over several villages of Val di Fiemme and the surrounding mountains.

Return along the same route.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

It is possible to reach Cavalese with the Trentino Trasporti buses and with the ski bus from all the villages in the valley.

Getting there

Head towards the hospital and then towards the Cavalese football field.

Parking

Several parking spaces at the football field.

Coordinates

DD
46.286224, 11.453646
DMS
46°17'10.4"N 11°27'13.1"E
UTM
32T 689007 5128775
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Map for walks available in all Val di Fiemme information offices.

Equipment

Hiking shoes and warm winter clothes.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.3 km
Duration
0:45h
Ascent
23 m
Descent
39 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cultural/historical value Insider tip Suitable for strollers Way cleared
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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