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Home to gorgeous ski runs and unforgettable hiking trails

Discover San Cassiano in Alta Badia

San Cassiano is a charming little Ladin mountain village, nestled in between green meadows, ancient forests and the soaring Dolomites of Lavarela and Conturines, home to the timeless legends of Fanes and Dolasila. The vastness of the Fanes-Senes-Prags Nature Park stretches out behind them. The park is one of the most beautiful in South Tyrol and Italy, forming an integral part of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Val Badia hosts countless walking, hiking and trekking itineraries, climbing trails and via ferrata. Wonderful mountain bike and racing bike courses retrace the steps of the most famous cycling events: The Dolomites stages of the Giro d'Italia, the Maratona dles Dolomites and the Sellaronda Hero.

Winter is a season of contrasts: the Dolomites, painted with bright red and orange tones by the enrosadira, jut out from dreamy and silent landscapes covered by a soft white veil of snow. This peerless environment is home to some of the most famous ski runs of Italy and the Alps. Alta Badia boasts hundreds of km of perfectly groomed and well connected slopes, in the heart of the Dolomiti Superski and Sellaronda ski areas.

Val Badia and South Tyrol have maintained centuries-old traditions, offering genuine local products and keeping alive ancient languages and legends. Explore this enchanted land of contrasts in San Cassiano, in the heart of the Dolomites.

Hiking and trekking for everybody in the Dolomites

Summer in Alta Badia

San Cassiano and Alta Badia represent a corner of paradise for those looking for unforgettable outdoors holidays. Val Badia is a wide and green valley, cutting through the Dolomites and the two extraordinary nature parks of Fanes-Senes-Prags and ...

Countless road bike and mountain bike trails in the Dolomites

Alta Badia, a bikers’ paradise

Cyclists, mountain bikers and e-bike enthusiasts will find in Alta Badia a corner of paradise nestled in the Dolomites. The peerless beauty of the landscape and the countless routes and trails have brought various biking events in Val Badia.

The ...

Peerless ski runs, gourmet mountain huts and the enchanted Dolomites

Skiing in Alta Badia

Alta Badia boasts 130 km of wonderfully groomed and well connected ski slopes, as well as modern and comfortable lifts. Alta Badia lies in the heart of the Dolomiti Superski, the biggest ski carousel of the world claiming 1.220 km of ski runs in ...

The small, hospitable village in the heart of the Dolomites

San Cassiano, attractions and history

San Cassiano (San Ciascian in Ladin and St. Kassian in German) is a tranquil and enchanted mountain village lying at 1536 m above sea level, at the foot of the soaring peaks of Lavarela and Conturines. The charming centre of the village is ...

Ladin is a language spoken in the Dolomites

The Ladins, the people of the Dolomites

San Cassiano and Alta Badia are a Ladin-speaking region within South Tyrol. The Ladin language (lingaz ladin) is spoken by approximately 30.000 people in the Dolomites, in the five valleys arount the Sella Group: Val Badia, Val Gardena ...

“The Dolomites… Are they made of stone or of clouds? Are they real or is this a dream?” Dino Buzzati

The Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Dolomites are called the "pale mountains" in the centuries-old local legends of the Ladin people. They are often referred to as the most beautiful mountains in the world.
Cathedrals made of stone jutting out from gentle green meadows, ...

Local crafts, home textiles and souvenirs from the Dolomites in the centre of San Cassiano

La Scincunda

Visit our souvenir shop. Here you will find a great selection of gift ideas: souvenirs, handmade textiles, tablecloths and cushions, traditional handmade crafts, wooden toys, stuffed animals, Tyrolean slippers and a lot more. Thanks to the partnership with various local craft weaving mills, you can buy and order tailor-made tablecloths, runners and doilies. We are open during the summer and winter season.