Can’t ski won’t ski…enjoy the snow either way

The passion for skiing doesn’t run in the family? Or the children are still too young to cope with skis? Discover the many alternatives to make the most of the snow without hitting the pistes

Winter holidays with the family| Snow and fun for non-skiers
Winter holidays with the family| Snow and fun for non-skiers
Madonna di Campiglio - Mamma con bambina fanno un pupazzo di neve
San Martino di Castrozza - Bambina con cavalli da tiro
Paganella - Famiglia sulla neve

Slide down the slopes on a snow tube, grab the reins of a dog-pulled sled, enter the magical “La Tana degli Gnomi” – The Gnomes Den– let your imagination go wild in the “biblio-igloo”, learn the traditional recipe for baking strudel: in Trentino, it’s not just about skiing, in fact you can find tons of games & activities, magic filled adventures, as well as workshops, kindergartens, playgrounds and dedicated initiatives.

In this article we have compiled a list of six places that go above & beyond when it comes to the quality they offer: Alpe Cimbra, Altopiano della Paganella, Campiglio, Pinzolo & Val Rendena, Val di Fiemme, Val di Fassa, San Martino di Castrozza. Discover them all!

Dolomiti Paganella

In addition to the “Adalo for Family” programme there are plenty of baby parks close to the chairlifts also for the convenience of non-skiers. One of the highlights is the Biblio-igloo, a real crowd-pleaser, while those who prefer water to snow can enjoy a dip in “Acqua In”

Folgaria famiglia bimba sulla neve

Alpe Cimbra

Fun just keeps on going with the weekly events and the Family Emotion initiatives, also for the little ones. You can reach the ski area of Costa on a fun train ride from Folgaria, there you will find sledges for hire and “La Casa dell’Orsetto” baby park. In Passo Coe you can have a blast at the kindergarten “Casa di Smile”, while in Lavarone you will enjoy the “Neverland” park. Also, unmissable is the baby trekking experience on the snow!


Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena

With so much on offer, there’s simply no time for skiing: “Tana di Rendy” Kindergarten in Pinzolo, dog-sledging, lama and alpaca encounters at Winter Farm in Passo Carlo Magno near Madonna di Campiglio, dairy workshops for little future cheesemakers at “La Trisa” farm in Giustino and at “La Regina” farm, in S. Antonio di Mavignola, you can catch a pony ride.


Val di Fiemme

Val di Fiemme is brimming with non-skiing attractions: the Latemar baby park, hair-raising bends on the Alpine Gardonè Coaster, walks on the Dragon Trail, snow tubing and sledging in Cermislandia on the Cermis, “La Tana delgli Gnomi” kindergarten in Bellamonte, the “Fraina” sledge track and the Bip Club in Pampeago. This is winter fun at its best!

Val di Fassa: le Dolomiti per la famiglia!

Val di Fassa

Children are truly spoilt for choice with nine snow parks, in the lower valley and higher up in altitude, easily accessible by chairlift, plus the Dolaondes Acquatic Centre. If you would like to stay overnight the Fassalandia club hotels are masters of hospitality for families with small children.

Famiglia a 360° a San Martino di Castrozza

San Martino di Castrozza - Passo Rolle

With the Parco Naturale di Paneveggio as the backdrop for your holiday you won’t need to be strapped into your ski boots to explore the natural beauty of the Pale di San Martino and the deer kingdom, while the weekly programme “Dolomiti Family Fun” will transport you back to childhood with torch lit walks and workshops to learn the art of baking strudel and the opportunity to taste local delicacies.


Val di Sole

The Nature Park Adamello Brenta offers many baby parks to keep the little non-skiers occupied, like in Folgarida, Cogolo & Pejo and also in Tonale. You ought to pay a visit to Bio Agritur Celesta in Vermiglio for the farm animals petting zoo

Pubblicato il 06/06/2023