Astoria is peacefully located on the edge of the centre of Canazei. Here you can enjoy a well-earned holiday in peace. There is a ski bus that will take you quickly to the ski lifts. This means that you are never too far away from the action.
The hotel has smart, traditionally styled rooms, combined with other great amenities. There is a fantastic restaurant where you can go daily for breakfast and dinner. The hotel also has extensive spa facilties, including an indoor heated pool, sauna and hammam. You can relax your muscles each night, ready for an active day on the slopes in the morning!
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Canazei is a beautiful village at the edge of the Sella Ronda, in the heart of the beautiful valley of Val di Fassa. It is surrounded by the Dolomites and by a forest of pine trees. The village is the main tourist centre of Val di Fassa. It is a fantastic destination, with a mix of friendly people, new hotels and old farm houses creating a unique winter atmosphere. With the lifts you can reach the Belvédère slopes, as well as the famous Sella Ronda. On the way back you can ski all the way to Canazei through the valley run. Après-ski is is paramount here, and there is a good mix of restaurants, bars and cafes and night clubs. Canazei is the start of the 70km long Marcialonga cross-country skiing. For hikers there is also over 20km of trails.
Apart from winter sports, you can also spend some time visiting the city of Bolzano, which is just an hour from Canazei. This city is popular for its idyllic location in a valley surrounded by high mountains, and its fine wines. You can visit the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology where you can see the 5300 year old ice mummy Ötzi.
Val di Fassa
Twelve resorts, all under one lift pass Dolomiti Superski! The breathtaking mountain scenery of the Italian Dolomites provides an amazing amount of runs. The Dolomiti Super Ski Pass gives you access to 1200km of varied pistes and 450 lifts. Even the most seasoned skiers will find something new here! Experience the convenience of one ticket for the areas of Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Arabba Marmolada, Alta Badia, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Kronplatz, Sextner Dolomites, Val di Fiemme, San Martino di Castrozza, Valle Isarco Trevalli-Moena and Civetta .
The legendary Sella Ronda includes four of these twelve ski areas (Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Alta Badia and Arabba Marmolada). On skis or snowboard, the Sella Ronda has an extended 500 kilometers of slopes in the heart of the Dolomites.
Cross-country skiers will also appreciate the value here. The 12 resorts of the Dolomites offer a total of more than 1000km of trails. The 12km trail from the magnificent Rautal to Pederti and the beautiful trails of the Gsieser are well worth it.
Val di Fassa
Val di Fassa, Trentino, Italy is a beautiful area and comprises the villages of Campitello, Canazei, Falcade, Moena, Pozza di Fassa, Tiers and Vigo di Fassa. In the heart of Val di Fassa lies the village of Canazei offered by Sunweb, beside Campitello. The trails are well maintained and have a direct connection to the famous Sella Ronda. There are long, wide slopes for beginners, but also moguls and black runs for experienced skiers. When there is low snow in the area it can be made artificially. Be sure to check out the slope “Alberto Tomba”, which is one of the most beautiful slopes of Val di Fassa. If you book accommodation in Canazei or Campitello than the pass for Val di Fassa – Corezza is included. It is possible to upgrade to the Dolomiti Superski pass for an extra fee.
Even if you are not skiing, it is nice to stay in this area, especially on the sunny plateau Ciampedie in Cantianaccio. The children will be busy sledding and skiing at Kinderland. This is a park designed for children to have their first contact with snow (starting from 4 years). The area has other activities such as paragliding, ice climbing, snow tubing and sledding. With the ski bus around (€6 per person) you can also visit different villages. Val di Fassa has plenty to do, and is a suitable area for everyone.
The capital is Rome.
The official language is Italian.
There is a time difference of +1hour.
The official currency in Italy is the euro.
The voltage is 230 volts.
You must be in possession of a valid passport or valid proof of identity.
Talk on the phone:
A British mobile phone also works in Italy. To call to Italy from the UK, first dial the country code 0039 and then the area code without zero and then the subscriber number. The country code 0044 is from Italy to the UK.
The national emergency number is 112.
Traveling by car:
The national roads are well passable. Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed throughout the winter season (November to June).
Keep in mind that the highways require a toll. If you travel via the Austrian motorways, you must be in possession of a toll sticker. For some motorways, tunnels and roads in Austria there is no vignette requirement, but a separate toll must be paid, such as the A13 from Innsbruck-Süd to the Italian border.
There is no general obligation in Italy for winter tyres. Winter equipment (chains or winter tyres) may be mandatory on mountain roads. This is indicated with a traffic sign. Not using winter tires in winter conditions can lead to (joint) liability in the event of accidents and also have criminal consequences. In Austria and Germany, winter tires are required in winter conditions.
In case of breakdown or an accident, it is mandatory that all road users wear a reflective vest.
If you travel via France:
Please note: in some cities it is mandatory to have an environmental sticker from 1 July 2017. If you drive over the Paris ring road, the Boulevard Périphérique, you will also need an environmental sticker in many cases. The vignette can not be obtained along the way, but can only be ordered online. The French police advise to print out the application form and the confirmation and to take it with you if the vignette is not delivered in time by post. The order form can be found on this website: https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu
Future environmental zones can be found on this website: http://en.france.fr/nl/tips/milieuzones-france-ecovignet-credit
Food and drink:
Italy is known for pizzas, pastas and risottos. It is not recommended to drink tap water.
It is customary in Italy to give a tip of around 10% in bars, restaurants and hotels.
In general, the shops are closed between 13.00 and 16.00. This is the siesta. After 16.00 hours the shops will open again until about 19.00 hours.
In Italy, a ski helmet is mandatory for children up to and including 14 years of age. A ski helmet is recommended for adults. In a ski class, wearing a helmet is often required.
In Italy you are generally required to wear a swimming cap in swimming pools. This is for both public swimming pools and swimming pools that belong to hotels.
Sunweb offers flights and transfers packages to this resort. You can select which airport you wish to travel from in the PRICES AND BOOKING tab above. It is possible to select different flight departure and arrival times in Step 2 of the booking process.
All Sunweb flights are booked with EasyJet. Hold luggage and ski equipment as luggage are NOT included in your package price. This can be added as an extra in Step 2 of the booking process. The price of luggage varies, as per Easyjets policies. All flight bookings include one cabin bag per person (maximum size of 56 x 45 x 25cm; including handles and wheels).
Please read more about the luggage rules and regulations on EasyJet’s website. When making a flights booking with Sunweb, you are also agreeing to EasyJet’s Terms and Conditions.
Return airport transfers are included in your package price when booking a flight package with Sunweb. These however can be removed in Step 2 of the booking steps if you would like to add in a hire car or seek an alternative travel arrangement. All transfers are shared transfers to and from your accommodation and the airport.
Due to the nature of shared transfers, there may be a wait time at the airport before your departure. This can be up to 1.5 hours. Please note that there will NOT be a Sunweb rep waiting for you at the airport as the transfer is managed by a partner. All information regarding the transfer (meeting point, departure times etc) will be explained on your travel documents that are sent to you 14 days before departure. The transfer will drop you off in the resort area; you may have not be dropped exactly outside your accommodation.
Departure from the UK:
Please ensure that you are not late and have checked in online before arriving at the airport. In addition to checking in online, you will have to enter your passport information. This is called API (advanced passenger information) and you will receive instructions from Sunweb after you have booked the holiday.
Arrival on Resort:
If you are planning on checking in late on your arrival day, it is almost always possible to get into your hotel or apartment. However, it is very important that this is arranged in advance. You will receive your travel documents two weeks before your departure, and this will include instructions on how to arrange your late arrival and collection of the key.
Once you agree to Sunweb’s Term’s and Conditions you are legally obliged to pay for the holiday and any cancellation fees that may apply.
Lift pass, lessons and material
In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.
The lift pass for children born on or after 01-12-2010 is free on display of an ID card. Children born between 01-12-2002 and 30-11-2010 and seniors born before 30-11-1953 receive discounts on the lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your package. ID is required for lift passes for children and seniors.
A passport photo is required for a lift pass for 8 days.
The above fees and discounts are valid only when booking with Sunweb. Other rates are used at the destination.
A helmet for children and adults is not included in the rental of ski and/or snowboard equipment.
For children from 3 to 7 years old it is mandatory to wear a helmet. You can purchase these yourself or rent them on the spot.
The following types of material can be booked:Bronze
This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.
This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.
These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.
These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.
TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.
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