When mountains meet the sky: stunning sceneries to discover on skis

Sun terraces where you can enjoy exclusive views and savour exquisite gourmet cuisine

With your skis on you can reach some unique and breath-taking places. As you know, Trentino, is the “home” of mountain huts, rifugi: real vantage points, sun terraces where you can enjoy exclusive views, and at the same time savour exquisite gourmet cuisine. Some are easily accessible from the bottom of the valley by cable car, others only with alpine skis or snowshoes. Our suggested vantage points are the strategic locations where you can stand in awe in front of the most spectacular sights, then attempt a thrilling descent on perfectly snow-covered slopes.

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Paganella: views of the Brenta Dolomites and Lake Garda

Look down and Lake Garda is right there! On the clearest days when the sun gleams on the snow, you can marvel at Lake Garda in all its beauty. But the wonder doesn’t stop there, as you see the Brenta Dolomites towering behind you. Full of inspiration, you are ready to hit the ski slopes again. The Rifugio La Roda is a must-stop spot for a lunch break on your skis!

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Doss Del Sabion: views of the Brenta

You are enjoying an aperitif with friends on the terrace of Rifugio Doss del Sabion. You pause to savour the moment, resting your glass of Trentodoc on the table, you close your eyes and soak up the sun. When you open your eyes again you are stunned by the snowy crests of the Brenta Dolomites, with the Tosa and Brenta peaks. Behind you is the Adamello glacier resting at the foot the soaring Care’ Alto. Afterwards, stop at rifugio Doss del Sabion for a bite eat in good company with its views over the Brenta Dolomites, but not for long as you can’t wait to get back on your skis!

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Pejo 3000: views over the Presanella, the Presena glacier and the Brenta Dolomites

You can climb to an altitude of 3,000 metres by cable car and from above admire the valley covered by a soft, white mantle enveloping the fields and the larch forests below. From the heart of the Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio you can enjoy an uninterrupted view of the Presena glacier and high above the peak of Monte Vioz. We guarantee you...this is a sight not to be missed! Stop for a while at the mountain hut and then descend on your skis to Rifugio Scoiattolo at an altidute of 2,000 metres.

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Col Margherita, Passo San Pellegrino: a panoramic  360 ° view 

The sky turns pink as the colours of the rocky landscape begin to fade. Rising in the background, are the inimitable Pale di San Martino di Castrozza, the giant guardians of the Dolomites. From the terrace of Col Margherita, one of the most scenic and evocative places in Val di Fassa, the view spans 360 degrees. It is truly spellbinding! There is still time for one last stop at the mountain hut near the cable car before finally taking your skis off and calling it a day!

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Belvedere ski area: views over Sella, Pordoi, Marmolada & Sassolungo

As you climb, higher and higher, the view blends with the horizon: you are surrounded by the peaks and crests of the Dolomites, set against the blue sky. Before you is the dominating range of Sella and Cima del Piz Boe’: so close you can touch it. Soaring to your left are Sassolungo, Sassopiatto & Catinaccio. Behind, standing above them all, is the queen of the Dolomites: the Marmolada. You wish you never have to leave, but your friends are already at the base of the Belvedere slope. Stop a Rifugio Ciampolin to bask in the sun a little longer.

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