Canazei (Italy) is situated at the head of the picturesque Fassa Valley.
Canazei is a charming, traditional Italian village with a bustling centre, interesting architecture and warm people.
Sitting directly on the Sella Ronda circuit, it is ideally placed to explore a different ski area every day.
There are excellent nursery slopes for novices.
Beginners do not need to buy an area lift pass; local passes will more than satisfy their needs.
There is a fantastic choice of blue and easy red runs. The run through the trees to Lupo Bianco is superb.
There is good snow and plenty of variety - make sure you ski the Sella Ronda in both directions.
Some fantastic off-piste runs opening later in the season.
Arabba offers exhilarating runs and Val Gardena possesses a high-speed World Cup run.
For snow-boarders the Sella Ronda is wonderful - board it clockwise to avoid most of the drag lifts.
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