what to do in winter in fanano Fanano
In the cold season Fanano turns into the ideal location for winter sports lovers. The town is part of ski resort of Mount Cimone which boasts 50 km of slopes among downhill, cross-country skiing and snowcross.
Every preferences ad skills find place in Cimone: 15 km of tracks are dedicated to beginners, 25 km to intermediate skiers and 10 km to experts. There is even a snow-park for the athletes that want to try evolutions and acrobatic jumps and a baby-park on the snow nearby the slopes for little childrens.
From Fanano is easily possible to reach the tracks at Cimoncino, that is the tip right below the summit of the mount. Here start 5 downhill slopes and a cross-country track all served by 4 skilifts. You can switch from a ski track to another and to a locality to another using the junctions that connect them or the skilifts without ever taking off your ski or snowboard.
To better appreciate the nature of the surrounding woods, the slopes and the view of the valleys nothing is better than a walk on the snow with snowshoes. There are many possible route practicable with a guide or not. Each of them is well signaled and easy to walk on for the whole family.
You can even try an adrenalin experience taking advantage of ice climbing courses, organized by C.A.I of Modena, on the natural waterfall of the Appenines that in winter turns into wonderful ice sculpture.
Winter is even the open season of the ice rink of Fanano built in the middle '80 in the center of town, it has an olympic size track. Usually is used by figure skating and hockey groups but is also open every day for tourists.