Fiemme Valley (Italian: Val di Fiemme, German: Fleimstal) is a valley in the Trentino province, i.e. the southern half of the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol region, in northern Italy, located in the Dolomites mountain region.
In Classical Antiquity, the valley was part of the Cisalpine Gaul province of the Roman Empire. In the Middle Ages, Fiemme Valley belonged to the Bishopric of Trent within the Holy Roman Empire. Under the Austrian Empire, it was part of so-called "Welschtirol" (i.e. Italian- (or Ladin)-)speaking Tyrol), from the early 19th century until 1919/20.
The following comuni are located in Fiemme Valley:
- Castello-Molina di Fiemme
- Cavalese (administrative center)
- Ziano di Fiemme
- Predazzo (economical center)
As a tourist attraction, Fiemme has become well known for its skiing areas, even hosting the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships for both 1991 and 2003. The town hosted the 2013 Championships after being a nominee for the 2011 where it lost out to Oslo.
The area near Cavalese has seen two major cable car disasters, one in 1976 and one, caused by a United States Marine Corps airplane flying too low, in 1998. In 1985, the Val di Stava Dam collapse killed 268 people in Tesero.
- South Tyrol region (German)
- Typical products (German)
- Blue Book information on Val di Fiemme
- Official website (Italian)
- 2003 FIS Nordic Ski World Championships official website
- Dolomiti skiing information (Italian)
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