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Marmolada Glacier

Marmolada Glacier, 38032 Canazei, Trentino, Italy

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About Marmolada Glacier

The Marmolada glacier is a valley glacier that descends on the northern side of the Marmolada, the highest mountain in the Dolomites. Located in the province of Trento on the border with the province of Belluno, it overlooks Lake Fedaia and the Avisio stream takes shape from it.  The glacier is the largest glacial system in the Dolomites.  Like all glaciers in the Alps, the Marmolada glacier has recently retreated a lot. In the space of a century, its size has more than halved: in 2013 it measur



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Marmolada1.16km from Marmolada Glacier

The Marmolada is a mountain group of the Eastern Alps on the border between the province of Trento and the province of Belluno, the highest of the Dolomites themselves, reaching the maximum altitude with Punta Penia, bounded to the east by the Val Pettorina and to the west by the Val di Fassa, with other important valleys inside the group that are Val Contrin , Val di Grepa, and Val San Nicolò. One of the nice trekking destinations and also a picturesque viewpoint.

Passo Fedaia2.12km from Marmolada Glacier

The Fedaia pass is an alpine pass located on the border between Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto, between the provinces of Trento and Belluno, which connects the Val di Fassa to Agordino, at the foot of the Marmolada, through the state road 641 of the Fedaia Pass.  The pass is formed by a plateau of about 2.5 kilometers, near which there is an artificial lake, Lake Fedaia, used for the production of hydroelectric energy. Some ski lifts and numerous itineraries for excursions on the Marmolada also

Fedaia Lake2.35km from Marmolada Glacier

The lake Fedaia is an alpine lake of the Fassa Dolomites , located just west of the Fedaia pass, under the mountain group of the Marmolada, in the municipality of Canazei, in the province of Trento.  There are actually two lakes of Fedaia, separated from each other by an artificial dam called Controdiga di Maria al Lago. The best known and largest is the western one, which originated after the construction of a dam in 1956; the other, of natural origin, have considerably smaller dimensions and w

Passo Fedaia2.55km from Marmolada Glacier

The Fedaia pass is an alpine pass located on the border between Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto, between the provinces of Trento and Belluno, which connects the Val di Fassa to Agordino, at the foot of the Marmolada, through the state road 641 of the Fedaia Pass.  The pass is formed by a plateau of about 2.5 kilometers, near which there is an artificial lake, Lake Fedaia, used for the production of hydroelectric energy.

Pordoi Pass6.88km from Marmolada Glacier

The Pordoi Pass is an Alpine pass in the Dolomites located at 2,239 m asl, located between the Sella Group to the north and the Marmolada group to the south.  From the Pass, you have the quickest access to the Sella group by means of the cable car.  On the Venetian side of the pass, there is an ossuary that collects, in a common tomb, the remains of 454 Germanic fallen and of 8,128 Austro-Hungarian fallen during the Great War. The area around the step is home to numerous installations and ski sl

Sass Pordoi8.29km from Marmolada Glacier

Sass Pordoi is a plateau-like rock summit which was located in the heart of Italy. It is accessible by cable car from the Passo Pordoi ridge.  Also, a hiking tour proceeds up to the peak. The easiest route is the one from the south, the path proceeds beneath the cable car until the summit.  There is a restaurant up there and a lookout platform, famous for its views towards the Marmolada and Langkofel Groups. The cable-car is free-hanging - there are no pillars on the 800m ascent.

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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.