TREAT TASTE BUDS AT TRENTINO’S MOUNTAIN RESTAURANTS
This winter, enjoy a meal 2,000 meters above sea level where quality local products are combined with the creativity of chefs.
Renergise during a day of skiing at one of Trentino’s many mountain restaurants. These can also be reached by snowmobile or snowcat if you want to enjoy a high-altitude dinner in the evening. New openings for the 2020/2021 season include the new Self Service Bar Restaurant “Alpe Daolasa 2045” in the ski area of Marilleva Folgarida and the Chalet Spitz mountain hut at Passo Vezzena on Alpe Cimbra.
Luxurious and exclusive, with an exceptional view of the Val di Fassa Dolomites. Lunch at Fienile Monte is one of the best gourmet experiences at high altitude that can be experienced in Trentino. The mountain hut is located at the foot of the Sassolungo Group, on the Val di Fassa side, directly on the slopes along the route of the famous Sellaronda ski carousel. This mountain chalet, with an intimate and relaxed atmosphere, houses a restaurant with less than thirty seats, where you can taste gourmet dishes at an altitude of 2,260 metres. Enjoy the view of the Dolomites from a lounge chair, even more spectacular at sunset.
Chalet 44 Alpine Lounge
Modern and minimalist lines with large windows framing the outside view, where a large and sunny terrace of 600 square metres stands out. The Chalet 44 Alpine Lounge is located in the heart of the Bellamonte-Alpe Lusia ski area, right at the uphill station of the gondola lift. From here, the view of Pale di San Martino and the Lagorai chain is truly spectacular. Inside, find excellent decor and cuisine that compliments the mountain tradition thanks to a delicious combination of the best local products.
In Pampeago, in the Latemar Ski Center, Chalet Caserina overlooks a truly special slope: in fact, the Agnello slope is an open-air art gallery, dotted with works created by internationally renowned artists who give life to the RespirArt Art Park, one of the highest in the world. Comfortable fur-covered deck chairs, poufs and bean bags invite you to relax with the Latemar spires in view. The gourmet cuisine, attentive to the aesthetics and quality of each and every ingredient, offers an extensive menu including speck and local cheese platters, local products, soups and meat dishes.
Malga Ces at the foot of the Pale di San Martino, next to the mountain huts ski tour slopes, has been the place where friendliness and tradition meets, for over 70 years . It offers a gourmet cuisine where nothing is left to chance, from the choice of high-quality products, to recipes and service in a comfortable and cozy environment, proposing typical dishes and original reinterpretations. Here everything is homemade, from fresh pasta to pastries, and strictly with local raw ingredients.
Above Passo Vezzena and a few kilometres from Luserna, in the heart of the Foresta Cimbra, Baita Neff is a typical log cabin located on the slopes that connect Lavarone with Alpe di Vezzena, which can also be reached on foot from the small Austro-Hungarian cemetery on Monte Cucco. The Mountain hut is located on a rocky spur of Mount Virgo Maria and, from its large sun terrace, the view sweeps over the Brenta Dolomites and up to the Adamello glaciers. It is an ideal setting for lunches at one with nature, and for dinners with friends.
Moving to western Trentino, in the Madonna di Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta ski area with its carousel of 150 km of slopes, Chalet Fiat, located atop Monte Spinale, reflects the glamour of the site, with its refined and decidedly Alpine style. The mountain hut also organises dinners at high altitude, by reservation, every Thursday and Saturday.
Rifugio Scoiattolo is located at 2000 metres altitude, on the ski slopes of Peio, in the heart of the Stelvio National Park, 50 m away from the Peio Fonti-Tarlenta gondola lift and the Peio 3000 cableway. It was built at the foot of Monte Vioz, within the frame of the Ortles-Cevedale group, according to eco-friendly energy-efficiency principles. The search for ancient materials and elements of the mountain have created a warm and welcoming environment, an ideal meeting point for skiers and non-skiers.
Rifugio La Roda
From atop the Paganella peak you can enjoy an exceptional view of the Brenta Group, the Trentino mountains and the valley of the lakes, as far as Lake Garda, which can also be admired from Rifugio La Roda, located at the highest point of the Paganella Ski area. From up here, you can choose whether to descend along the Andalo or Fai side of the ski area. In this eco-sustainable mountain hut, made entirely of wood and featuring an incomparable panoramic terrace, you can enjoy typical Trentino cuisine, but with night dinners also featuring fish-based dishes.
Further info: https://www.visittrentino.info/en/taste/food-wine