for Ladins Cianacei is a famous touristic location in Trentino region both in summer, for trekking and mountaineering, and it winter, for ski.
Situated in the heart of the most important Dolomites mountains, Canazei is surrounded by Colac, Marmolada, Sella group and Col Rodella peaks.
It is part of the Sella Ronda ski carrousel, the largest in the alpine area, that connects the neighboring Dolomites valleys and the towns of Selva di Valgardena, Corvara in Badia and Arabba.
Being very appreciated by the world sports at high level, Canazei is the annual site of the world sky running championship – the Dolomites Skyrace.
Besides that, the 13th stage of Giro d’Italia 2001 has been concluded exactly in Pordoi with the victory of the Mexican Julio Perez Cuapio. The European Cup of the UISP Trophy – the figure skating championship – has been held by “G. Scola” ice skating rink.
In Canazei, people care a lot for the preservation of their own culture.
People care a lot for the preservation of traditional Ladin customs that are expressed through dancing, theater and culture groups.
An emblem for this tradition is the big end summer celebration “Gran festa d’Istà”.