Madonna di Campiglio
|Madonna di Campiglio|
The Dolomites near Madonna di Campiglio,
in August 2004.
|Vertical||1,000 m (3,300 ft)|
|Top elevation||2,600 m (8,500 ft)|
|Base elevation||1,522 m (4,993 ft)|
Madonna di Campiglio (German: Sankt Maria im Pein) is a village and a ski resort in northeast Italy. It is a frazione of the comune of Pinzolo. The village lies in the Val Rendena at an elevation of 1,522 m (4,993 ft) above sea level, and has approximately 1,000 inhabitants.
The ski area around Madonna has 57 lifts and 150 km (93 mi) of ski runs, with a capacity of more than 31,000 people per hour, rises to 2,600 m (8,530 ft), has 50,000 m2 (12 acres) of snow park, 40 km (25 mi) for Nordic skiing and links to the pistes in Pinzolo, Folgarida, and Marilleva.
Festivals and events
The village regularly hosts to World Cup alpine and snowboarding races. The Scuderia Ferrari Formula One and Ducati Corse MotoGP teams hold an annual media event every January at the resort through their shared sponsor Marlboro.
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