Folgarida – Marilleva

Folgarida - Photo © Giuliano Bernardi www.fotobernardi.it
Folgarida – Photo © Giuliano Bernardi www.fotobernardi.it

The winter season every skier would fancy and dream of can come true at the Folgarida – Marilleva ski area in Val di Sole. Marilleva and Folgarida are a real paradise for ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Great tourist establishments, furnished with all comforts and with direct access to the slopes and many after ski entertainment options. A ski area linked to Madonna di Campiglio, totalling 120 Km slopes set amongst the Brenta Dolomites and the Ortles – Cevedale range. The other ski areas of the valley can be reached with a short car drive or by the free Skibus link service.

Snow offers

24 lift facilities, with an overall hourly capacity of 33 thousand people, are serving 30 ski slopes totalling 50 km, with a network of snow-making facilities covering 90% of slopes. The slopes at Folgarida Marilleva are networked with those of the nearby Madonna di Campiglio, allowing to enjoy a ski area set amongst an enchanting landscape overlooked by the majestic peaks of the Brenta Dolomites.

After ski

Marilleva 1400 and Folgarida offer night ski facilities, Marilleva 900 boasts indoor tennis courts, while in the nearby Mezzana sports center there’s an ice-skating rink. At Folgarida you will enjoy skating at the ice-skating arena and chose amongst the evening entertainment events organized at the Congress center “Alla Sosta dell’Imperatore” – housing conventions, exhibitions, sports and cultural events.

Marilleva - Photo © Nastrina1981
Marilleva – Photo © Nastrina1981

Geography

Folgarida lies at 1.3 thousand meters a.s.l. amongst the Val Meledrio pine forests, along the road linking Val di Sole to Madonna di Campiglio. Marilleva is split into two centers: Marilleva 1400 (starting point of lift facilities going to Folgarida and Madonna di Campiglio) and Marilleva 900, located on the bottom of the Valley opposite Mezzana.

Accommodation

Facilities and establishments in both resorts of Folgarida and Marilleva (totalling 18 thousand accommodations) have been designed for top comfort and allow guests to leave their car unused throughout their stay.

Ferrovia Trento-Malé-Marilleva
Ferrovia Trento-Malé-Marilleva – Photo © www.latitudeslife.com

How to get there

You don’t even need a car to get to Marilleva: the Trento-Male’ electric train arrives directly at Marilleva 900, and provides an easy transportation with train coincidences in Trento. See the Trento-Male-Marilleva train schedule… >>>

Useful Information

Throughout the winter season, numerous races allow you to reach the “Dolomiti Express” the ski slopes of Val di Sole is now a unique project of intermodal transport in Italy, which sees integrate the system “piggy-rope” to promote the reduction of car traffic to the ski slopes. In addition, a few years ago, the four electric trains built Ansaldo Breda, were joined by fourteen new electric trains last generazioneftm8 300×225 Trentino By Train, with skis made by Alstom. The low-floor structure, the solutions designed for passengers with disabilities (permanent or temporary) including the large toilet, the area dedicated to the transport of bikes in the summer and skiing in the winter, the accuracy of the design, the wide windows side, the most advanced security systems, ensure a smooth ride and comfortable. For an excellent service that allows commuters and tourists to enjoy the best of the landscape that flows nicely to a maximum speed of 90 km / h. Once at the station-Daolasa Commezzadura, in just twelve minutes, you will reach the ski area of ​​Folgarida – Marilleva – Madonna di Campiglio with the new 8-seater gondola. Of note is the presence of premises for the storage of skis, poles, boots, hand luggage customer skiers, arriving by train, they need to change or leave part of their equipment, before accessing the ski fields.

Train and Parking free: Throughout the winter season, the price of the ticket A / R of the Dolomiti Express will be refunded at the time of issue of the ticket at the ticket office of the lifts of Folgarida – Marilleva and discounted from the price of the ski pass daily. In addition, for those who choose this solution, parking at the station in Trento Trento-Marileva are free.

What to do to get a refund of the ticket and park your car for free?

  • Withdraw the magnetic ticket and park your car;
  • When you purchased the return ticket for Daolasa or Marilleva inform the attendant station you want to use the Dolomiti Express;
  • At this point you receive two copies of tickets: will be valid as a travel document, the other will get the discount when you purchase the ticket;
  • Show the card at the ticket office of the parking lot, so that is cleared and the return you can get out of the parking lot of Trento without paying.
  • Free parking is available just for the day for which you buy your ticket, up to 23.30.

Where to stay in Folgarida

There are quality hotels, apartments, B&Bs and condo hotels available, check them out and make a reservation here.

Where to stay in Marilleva

There are quality hotels available, check them out and make a reservation here.