Ski Holidays in La Villa, Italy
La Villa is part of the Alta Badia ski area and also is linked to the Sella Ronda circuit, with lifts by Corvara and Colfosco. The majority of the runs are best suited for beginners and intermediates, while experts will find better runs in Val Gardena which is lift linked from Corvara. The snow coverage here can be a bit unpredictable.
La Villa Ski Resort
The village itself is a beautiful village situated in a valley, and has some amazing scenery. It can get busy during weekends when people flock here from the major north Italian cities.
Skiing in La Villa
The resort provides the skiers with 130 km slopes and 53 lifts of different types with a capacity of 78 100 pers/h. The slopes itself are classified in 50% easy, 45% in medium and 5% in diffucult runs.The longest run is with 4.15 km the run from Vallon Corvara. With the "Dolomiti Superskipass" the area is connected with the neighbour skiing area "Val Gardena" also, so that you get a lot of additional skiing opportunities. Those hoping to observe some great competition can witness the most challenging giant slalom of the ski world cup, which takes place every year in La Villa.
The Alpin - Skiresort Alta Badia has an altitude between 1500 m and 2500 m. Alta Badia itselfs joins on one end the north-east-corner of the Sella Group.
The Sella Group is surrounded in the south by the Marmolada and the Porta Vescovo/Belvedere, in the west by the Langkofel with the Seiser Alm, in the north by the Puez Group and a little bit away, in the east, by the Kreuzkoffelgruppe.
Snow conditions in La Villa
80% of La Villas pistes are covered in snow making facilities for more guaranteed skiing throughout he season.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in La Villa
Apres Ski is a a little more quiet than Corvara and Colfosco, with limited nightlife and non-ski options.
A few attractions can be found near La Villa, a good place to begin sightseeing is at the Pic' Museo Ladin, which houses a number of exhibits about the history of the Val Badia region.
There are also a number of waking trails, which take you through the beautiful landscape surrounding the resort. For the more adventurous, paragliding offers a unique perspective of the resort and scenery.
The Apres Ski scene in La Villa is quiet, with a limited nightlife. The resort has only a few bars that offer venues for a fun night out after a day's skiing. The resort has a number of shops that sell a wide variety of goods and also offer equipment for hire. A few restaurants are situated in the resort, and they serve a range of traditional and Italian cuisine.
Other activities include:
- Nordic Walking
- Relaxation and pampering
- Swimming pool
- Horse drawn sleigh rides
- Winter walking
Transfer time in La Villa
The nearest airports to La Villa ski resort are Bolzano, Firenze, Parma and Verona all within a few hours transfer from resort. There are lots of other airports that are also accessible but which much longer transfer times.