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Folgaria Resort Overview

The charming resort of Folgaria, tucked away in the Trentino region of Northern Italy, guarantees an unforgettable ski holiday. Perched at 1,169m, the resort’s highest lift reaches 1,850m, revealing breath-taking panoramas of the surrounding Alpine ranges.

Established in the 12th century, Folgaria effortlessly blends traditional charm with modern facilities. The car-free resort offers an array of comfortable accommodation options, from opulent hotels, rustic mountain lodges to cosy self-catered apartments. The resort’s high position ensures a reliable snow cover throughout the ski season, typically lasting from early December to late March.

Skiing in Folgaria

Folgaria boasts an impressive 104km of well-groomed pisted terrain, offering an exhilarating skiing experience for all ability levels. A single ski pass gives you access to 32 lifts and over 50 varied runs across the ski carousel of Folgaria, Lavarone and Fiorentini.

The resort’s gentle, sunny slopes provide the perfect environment for beginners to build their confidence. Intermediate skiers can explore the vast ski area, with many red runs providing a perfect mix of challenge and enjoyment. For advanced skiers, the Salizzona and Agonistica slopes offer thrilling descents and technical challenges.

The resort also offers a thrilling snowpark, featuring a half-pipe and kickers for freestyle skiers and snowboarders. With its dedicated snow-making facilities and stunning panoramic views, Folgaria is a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts.

Is Folgaria Family-friendly?

Folgaria is a fantastic ski resort for family ski holidays. The resort offers a safe, pedestrianised centre, making it easy for families to navigate. The wide range of ski-in-ski-out accommodation ensures a hassle-free stay. Numerous family-friendly amenities such as indoor swimming pools, ice-skating rinks and sledging areas keep children entertained off the slopes. The resort also offers discounted lift passes for children under 16.

Après-Ski Scene in Folgaria

Folgaria boasts a vibrant après-ski scene with plenty of bars, pubs and cafes to choose from. The resort’s lively atmosphere is complemented by regular live music events, creating a lively and festive mood that lasts into the early hours.

Folgaria’s popular venues include the rustic Irish Pub, the lively Dancing Shaky and the vibrant Bar Alla Vecchia Stazione. For late-night revellers, the Discoteca K2 offers a high-energy dance floor and a wide selection of cocktails.

Dining in Folgaria

Folgaria offers a variety of dining options, ranging from traditional Italian cuisine to international fare. The resort’s mountain huts, known as Rifugios, offer hearty meals and stunning views. Rifugio Stella d’Italia is famous for its traditional Trentino dishes, while Ristorante Golf Club serves up gourmet Italian cuisine. For a taste of local specialities, try La Taverna in the resort centre.

How to Get to Folgaria

The quickest way to reach Folgaria is by flying to Verona Airport, which is only a 1h30m transfer away. Other nearby airports include Venice Marco Polo Airport (2h30m transfer), and Treviso Airport (2h30m transfer). If you’re travelling by train, the nearest station is Rovereto, a mere 18km away. If you prefer to drive, Folgaria is connected by a network of well-maintained roads, ensuring a smooth journey.

Folgaria Insider Tips

  • Treat yourself to a glass of Trentodoc, the local sparkling wine, at any of Folgaria’s cosy bars.
  • Explore Folgaria’s rich history by visiting the Great War Museum at Lavarone.
  • Don’t miss the traditional ‘ciaspolada’ or snowshoe walks, organised by the tourist office.
  • Check out Alpe Cimbra’s Husky Village for a thrilling dog-sledding experience.


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