Guest House Lumen

Via Trieste 62 - 32020 Falcade (BELLUNO) +39 335 7590296 +39 0437 942360 +39 0437 942147

Lumen in Falcade is the meeting point for tradition and innovation. The accommodation facility was the historic seat of the educational institution at the time in which Albino Luciani was the Vicar of the Diocese of Belluno; from that time, the building was subjected to a complete restoration which ended in the Summer of 2014 with the beginning of its new turistic vocation. As for the energy efficiency, the entire structure of Lumen is A-Class rated, with underfloor heating powered by solar panels and geothermal units; furthermore, the whole building is completely accessible to guests with disabilities. The interior design takes inspiration from the traditional materials of the Dolomitic architecture reinterpreted in a contemporary and functioning way, with ample spaces suitable for families and groups. Lumen is located in a calm and panoramic position of the Biois Valley, close to the Plain of Falcade; it represents the ideal access to the most complete Dolomitic experience.

The Guest House Lumen is located just 3 minutes by car far from the departure station of the ski lifts of the San Pellegrino ski area (Falcade - Passo San Pellegrino) in the hamlet of Molino; from here, the guests of Falcade can reach easily the centre of the Alpe Lusia-San Pellegrino (the former Trevalli) ski area, a modern ski resort of the Dolomiti Superski straddling the regional border between Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol that offers more than 100 km of perfectly-groomed ski slopes and 24 modern ski lifts. The Alpe Lusia-San Pellegrino ski area, composed of the ski resorts Falcade, Moena and Passo San Pellegrino in the Municipalities of Falcade, Moena and Soraga, offers 3 snowparks, amusing boardercross and timed slopes, a huge inflatable mattress at the Sanpe Snowpark, warm and cozy mountain refuges and après-skis, ski kindergartens with training grounds and babysitting service with professional and qualified instructors, sledge, snowtubing and bobsled tracks, the amazing "Col Margherita Freeride Park" (the only official backcountry ski area in the Dolomiti Superski) the suggestive "Skitour delle Emozioni" and the amazing "Pista degli Innamorati" (10 km), one of the longest ski slopes of the Dolomiti Superski that starts on Col Margherita at the remarkable height of 2513 m and ends in the centre of Falcade (1140 m). Falcade, in addition to the decennial tradition connected to the alpine skiing, offers a wide range of proposals as for the cross-country skiing: on the "Piana di Falcade", the wide plain in the centre of the village, is located the efficient Pietro Scola Cross-Country Ski Centre that offers more than 10 km of cross-country ski tracks, 2 of which are equipped with a modern lighting system that allows the practice of this sport at night; nearby the cross-country ski centre, guests can enjoy also an amusing ice skating rink. In the Gares Valley there is furthermore another cross-country ski centre with 5 km of tracks that wind through the wonderful woods of this untouched natural paradise. Falcade and the Biois Valley feature also a wide range of cultural proposals and places of interest: near the departure station of the ski lifts in Falcade there is the Murer Museum, a permanent exhibition set up in the atelier of Augusto Murer (1922-1985), one of the most important artists of the Italian Postwar Art. In Falcade Alto, guests can admire the ancient church of SS. Fabiano and Sebastiano, an exquisite example of alpine gothic architecture. In the hamlet of Caviola is located the ancient church of the Madonna della Salute, included in the list of the artistic heritage of the Belle Arti Accademy of Venice. In Vallada Agordina, guests can visit the thousand-year old church, an Italian national monument since 1894. In Canale d'Agordo is located the Pope John Paul I's Museum and the most ancient building of the valley, the "Casa delle Regole"; don't miss a visit to the beautiful Gares Valley with its Biotope, the ancient village and the impressive Comelle Waterfall. Falcade and the Biois Valley feature furthermore more than 300 original barns, the so-called "Tabià"; this small architectural masterpieces are literally scattered throughout the territory in such a high quantity that this valley as no equal in the whole Dolomites. In summer, Falcade and the Biois Valley offer a wide range of hiking paths, Via ferratas, climbing walls and mountain bike trails; the nearby mountain passes San Pellegrino and Valles makes Falcade a popular destination also for cyclists and bikers.

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