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Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Its name derives from the Latin word cannicetus (cane thicket).DemographicsIn the census of 2001, 1,498 inhabitants out of 1,818 declared Ladin as their native language.SportCanazei is the base station for many excursions and rock climbs to the Sella, Marmolada and Sassolungo Groups.The comune is represented in ice hockey's Serie A by HC Fassa who play at the Stadio del Ghiaccio Gianmario Scola. Canazei co-hosted the 1994 World Ice Hockey Championships with Bolzano and Milan.Canazei is also a traditional ski resort on the Sella Ronda circuit with 42km of ski slopes.Events Gran Festa da d'Istà (Great Summer Feast - in Ladin): on the first Sunday in September with traditional folk parade Te Anter i Tobiè: on the second week-end in JulyChurches Chiesetta della Madonna della NeveThe church, dedicated to Our Lady of the Snow, is located at Gries, one of the Canazei hamlets, and was built in 1595; it has a characteristic onion-domed bell tower and on the South facade there is an image of S. Christopher, painted in the 18th century.Canazei is in Province of Trento. Add Canazei and other destinations in Italy to your travel plans using our Italy trip itinerary builder site .
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