Marmolada

Marmolada

MARMOLADA - THE DOLOMITES' QUEEN

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On the Belluno Province side of Marmolada, a modern cable car allows people to go up, in just 12 minutes, from Malga Ciapela (1450 m) to Punta Rocca station (3265 m), located exactly in front of Punta Penia, Dolomites highest peak (3343 m), passing through the intermediary stations of Coston d’Antermoja (2350 m) and Serauta (2950 m).

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The rooftop terrace of Punta Rocca station (3265 m) is an awe-inspiring observation point that is easily accessible to everyone by cable car.

Once you arrive into the mountain station with its wide windows, you can get up to the terrace. From up there you can enjoy gorgeous 360° views of the Dolomites, Natural World Heritage since 2009.

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From Punta Rocca, it begins “La Bellunese”, one of the most spectacular ski slopes of the Dolomites, which passes on Marmolada glacier and reach the Fedaia Pass, descending then to Malga Ciapela. A 12 Km-long descent, but also an itinerary rich in charm and dreamy landscapes. The slope is always well covered by snow, thanks to its altitude, and its large and characterised by an intermediary gradient.

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Grotto of the Madonna in Punta Rocca’s station

In Punta Rocca station there is the Grotto of the Madonna: it’s a cave similar to those dug by soldiers in 1916-1917 as shelter from the elements and the enemy. The grotto is a symbol of peace and here you can admire the statue of the Madonna that was consecrated by Pope John Paul II during his visit to Marmolada on August 26th, 1979. Holy Mass can be celebrated upon previous reservation.

Reservation for Holy Mass and spiritual gatherings  info@funiviemarmolada.com or + 39 0437 522984

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“Glaciers. The future of perennial ice in our hands” 

From July, 10th to September, 14th in Serauta’s station, you can visit for free the temporary exhibition “Glaciers. The future of perennial ice in our hands”.

From Trento’s Muse to the 3000 m of Punta Serauta for a photographic trip to the
discovery of the white giants between climate change and thrilling explorations.

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Ristorante self-service a Serauta.

Here you can have a break and eat a complete and tasty lunch at high altitude, enjoying an amazing view on the Dolomites.

Click here for the menu.

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Bar Funivia in Malga Ciapela.

Bar with a wide terrace, where you can soak in the sun and enjoy the view; it’s the perfect place to have a drink or grab a quick snack.

Click here for the menu. 

Download the App “Geochip” to have access to all the free multimedia contents about Marmolada! You can find it here

Marmolada is also events! Discover here all the events organised this week clicking here!

Share with us all your emotions on social media! Tag @marmoladamovetothetop and use the hashtag #marmolada #wheretheskyistheonlylimit 

Marmolada’s cable car is accessible also to people with special needs. 

Keep the ticket to receive a discount on Tofana – Freccia nel Cielo lifts (valid only for pedestrians). www.freccianelcielo.com 

MUSEO MARMOLADA GRANDE GUERRA

The Museum of the Great War – Museo Marmolada Grande Guerra 3000 m, is entirely dedicated to the life of soldiers. Through a didactic and sensory itinerary, visitors can understand how terrible were the life conditions of soldiers in that period. The museum is located at 3000 m, on the second floor of Serauta’s cable car station. It is accessible also to people with special needs. From the wide windows, you can observe the tunnels dug by soldiers during WWI. The museum is in fact located right on the same places where Italian and Austro-Hungarian soldiers fought each other.

The legendary “City of Ice”, one of the topics of our museum, was a labyrinth inside the glacier, composed by 12 km of tunnels, inhabited by 200 Austro-Hungarian soldiers, who found here a shelter from Italian attacks, avalanches, blizzards and cold.

For further information visit our website www.museomarmoladagrandeguerra.com

The museum is open every day in the same opening period of the cable car.

The entry is included in the ticket of the cable car.

You can also have free guided tours at the museum on previous reservation: 334 6794461 or visitmuseo@museomarmoladagrandeguerra.com 

SACRED HISTORICAL AREA – PUNTA SERAUTA

From June to September, when the snow has melted away, it is possible to visit the Italian fortress of Punta Serauta, which includes different positions, as command and observation ones, shelters, huts, trenches and walkways built by the Italian soldiers of the 51st and 52nd Infantry Regiment Alps Brigade, by units of the 206th Company of the Alpini Battalion Val Cordevole, and of the 18th Bersaglieri Battalion of the 9th Corps of the 4th Army.

After having reached the intermediate cable car station of Serauta, visitors can walk down to Forcella Serauta, where there is an explanatory panel with a map of the itinerary that proceeds along a narrow path on the southeast side of Punta Serauta. The path is well marked and signposted and has metal cables in the narrower and more exposed sections.

Length of the itinerary: 1-2 h ca.

It is compulsory to wear
climbing equipment (rope, carabiner, harness, helmet with light, and crampons).

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A touching itinerary along a tunnel dug in 1917 and a stunning walk on a ridge with extraordinary landscapes that will help you to discover the protagonists and the places where the most important war event on Marmolada took place. A very moving experience at the heart of the environment at 3.000 m on the Dolomites’ Queen.

Length of the itinerary: 3 h ca.

It is compulsory to wear
climbing equipment (rope, carabiner, harness, helmet with light, and crampons).

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CABLE CAR CLOSED!

planned start of the summer season: 29th june 2024