Sitting on the high plains of Paganella facing the peaks of the Trentino Dolomites and overlooking the beautiful lake of Molveno, Paganella has maintained its rich flavour of Trentino's mountain heritage. With access to 50km of groomed piste, scenic tree skiing and a snow park, there is plenty for skiers and boarders to explore.
Paganella has some fantastic nursery slopes for beginners, as well as some more challenging red cruisers for intermediates. For those looking for a physical challenge, there are some great mogul runs lying above the town.
From Paganella, skiers can access further ski towns on the mountain, Molveno and Andalo. There is also the possibility to extend lift passes so guests can reach Madonna di Campiglio and Folgaria ski resorts via ski bus too.
Resort Altitude: 1,000m
Resort Skiing: 2,125m
Total Ski Area: 50km
Blue Runs: 15km
Red Runs: 33km
Black Runs: 2km
Paganella hosts a modern ski area with numerous perfectly groomed slopes interconnected with a range of lifts. As a part of the Andalo-Paganella ski area in the Trentino region, staying in Paganella gives you access to a multitude of resorts. With ski lifts as high as 2,125m, snow cover is reliable, however, 80% of the area is covered with snowmaking abilities for days when the snow could use a boost.
The Italian ski resort of Paganella is perfect for intermediates with its long, wide red runs found all over the resort. However, all abilities are still catered for, with nursery slopes and easy blue runs perfect for beginners to learn. There's also a range of off-piste terrain for experts, as well as night-skiing available two days a week.
Paganella offers some good boarding with a variety of terrain to suit snowboarders of all abilities. The Dosson Snowpark, accessed by the Andalo-Doss Pelá Gondola, offers easy access to expert areas with a range of jumps and obstacles.
There are more than 100 trained instructors in the Paganella ski area. Lessons can be given in Alpine skiing, snowboarding, carving, cross-country skiing and many more.
The Biancaneve Kinderheim hosts a nursery all days of the week for children up to 3 years, offering different activities both indoors and outdoors. Ski lessons can be arranged for younger children here as well.
Due to its quiet nature, there are a limited number of restaurants in Paganella. Pizzeria Ristorante Agostini and Pizzeria Keller serve delicious pizza in a cosy and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for families. Alternatively, the Piccola Stube hosts more traditional and typical dishes from the surrounding area.
Paganella hosts a small and mostly quiet après scene. The Zénith Après Ski Bar and the Tre3 Bar and Pizzeria are the most popular on resort and host the perfect place for a well-deserved drink after the lifts close.
A mountain refuge in Paganella is a fantastic spot to relax and sunbathe while the others are skiing, you can even visit the 'Biblioigloo' - a library at high altitude. If you're feeling active then you'll enjoy snowshoeing, fat bikes, ice racing karts, ice skating, and horse-drawn sleighs. Paganella also has a playground, 'Paganella Fun Park', for children that aren't taking to the slopes.