Canazei is located at the northern end of the Fassa Valley in Trentino Alto Adige, near the border with the provinces of Bolzano and Belluno north east and is one of 18 municipalities that form the Ladin.
Embedded between important Dolomitegroups and surrounded by the peaks of Sassolungo, the Marmolada and Sella group.
A popular place for winter tourism (skiing and ski-touring) and summer tourism (hiking, climbing, cycling, mountain biking), the most important of the Fassa Valley. It is a part of the Sella Ronda, which connects the adjacent valleys of the Dolomites and the communities Selva di Val Gardena, Corvara in Badia and Arabba.
Alba is a fraction of Canazei. It is situated at 1517 meters above sea level.
In Val di Fassa, located at the river Avisio, 1 km southern of Canazei accessible by a leisurely walk along the river. The fraction offers an ice rink G.Scola, home field of the Serie A hockey SHC Fassa. In the center of the village you will find the cable car Ciampac, Member of Ciampac Buffaure carousel, which gives skiers the opportunity to reach Pozza di Fassa on skis. At the end of 2013, a cable car is planned, this should be connected to the existing Ciampac cable car, and to Alba di Canazei connect directly to the Col di Rossi and the Sella Ronda.