What to do in the summer

Summer in Val di Sole is for everyone, especially for those who can’t sit still, even on holiday! If you have no idea what to do or you’re afraid of getting bored, here are some ideas for you...
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Walks and trekking

In Val di Sole we have walking itineraries suitable for everyone, from small children to those looking for the thrill of a high altitude walk. You can discover the small villages of the valley, walk along the banks of the river Noce, or visit one of the many lakes - there are almost 100, large and small.

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Mountain bike

On a family vacation? The Val di Sole cycle path is a 35-km long adventure for everyone. Scared of the climb? With the Dolomiti Express (Train + Bike) and the Bike-Bus, you can reach it easily. Don’t miss the experience of the Ponte di Legno-Tonale Bike Park, the first Family Bike Park in Trentino, immersed in the scenery of the Great War.

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In the Val di Sole-Commezzadura Bike Park you can find 4 trails starting at 1,500 meters. The most difficult? The Black Snake, the downhill route made famous by the Mountain Bike World Cup. Are you ready to experience a thrill-ride of emotions?

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Adrenaline in water

National Geographic has included the Noce in the World Top10 for the best places for river sports - it is the only European entry. In Val di Sole you can practice rafting, canoeing, kayaking, canyoning and hydrospeed. Experience the fun reserved only for those with strong hearts...

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You can climb in one of the many gyms of the valley, or on the walls of live rock, under the peaks of the Brenta Dolomites. You can choose from a wide range of outdoor climbs, but before setting off it’s always better to consult the guides of the Val di Sole Italian School of Alpinism.

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You read correctly: in Val di Sole you can even ski in summer! Until mid-July, from Passo Tonale you can climb up to the Presena glacier, which can be reached by the Paradiso Cableway with a two-seater chair lift, and get off the 5 km track, equipped with 4 ski-lift.

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You can fish in the river Noce, in the Vermigliana, Meledrio, Rabbies and in the many lakes of the valley, both natural and artificial. Experience trout fishing in front of one of the most enchanting views of the Eastern Alps. Remember to request a daily fishing permit!

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You can choose the healing virtues of the waters of the Terme di Pejo, amidst the scenery of the Stelvio National Park, or the natural elixir of the waters of Rabbi. In Malé you will find an aqua Centre with an Olympic pool, a Jacuzzi, a pool for children and a solarium. And the first outdoor Kneipp path in Trentino? You’ll find it in Val di Rabbi, and it's great to refill your energy supply.

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At the table!

Spend a morning in the malga and find out how to make Casolét, the typical Val di Sole cheese. In the high altitude refuges you can taste the specialties of the valley. Some examples? Strangolapreti, gnocchi di comede, capelazzi, monchi, potato pie and vegetable and cereal soups, torta de frigoloti and carrot cake. Where do you even begin?!

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