Dolomites Super Ski AreaSki Areas | Skiing in Italy
The captivating Dolomite Mountain Range creates a stunning backdrop for skiers, snowboarders and snow fans visiting north eastern Italy. With 18 peaks over 3,000m high and featuring a multitude of steep runs and long valleys, this ski area is undoubtedly one of the best and most picturesque in the world. Skiers of all levels can enjoy the diverse and varied landscape across 12 snow sure regions that make up the famous Dolomiti Super Ski Area. The singular Dolomiti Super Ski pass allows easy entry to several resorts and access to 1,200 km of pristine pistes and skiable terrain. A major highlight for all levels covered by the Dolomiti Super Ski Pass is the Sella Ronda ski tour route. This circular route can be skied in a day and features 26km of downhill trails around the Sella Massif, all amidst breath-taking mountain views.
Ski Resorts in the Dolomite Super Ski Area
Top quality ski resorts are in abundance within the world famous Dolomite Super Ski Area. With 12 main regions and some made up of smaller resorts, there is a style and suitability available for all.
Alta Badia - Located in South Tyrol and situated directly on the Sella Ronda circuit, Alta Badia contains six scenic alpine villages and the world class black run - Gran Risa. Beginners have their pick of the pistes in La Villa and Corvara/Colfosco is one of the liveliest villages with lots of bars and restaurants.
Alta Pusteria - Fondly known as Three Peaks Country, Alta Pusteria is the high valley of the Dolomites in the east of South Tyrol. Ideal for Cross Country skiing with 200km of pristine tracks.
Arabba - Situated in the Ladin-speaking Veneto region, Arabba is a charming and traditional Italian resort with great links to other resorts. Many skiers follow the popular route from Arabba to Marmolada.
Cortina d'Ampezzo - Exuding pure Italian style, Cortina d’Ampezzo is known as the Queen of the Dolomites. A meeting place for the elite of the Italian ski world, this is a pretty town with first class skiing but also luxury boutique shopping and a wealth of off-piste activity.
Valle Isarco/Eisacktal - Sun kissed and snow sure, this valley in South Tyrol provides keen skiers with 668 pistes and 978km of downhill skiable terrain.
Monte Civetta - Civetta is located in Italy’s Veneto region and boasts 43 pistes and 23 lifts. With great skiing (check out the night skiing) and a good social scene for Après, Civetta makes for a perfect stopover whilst in the Dolomites.
Kronplatz/ Plan de Corones - A truly unique resort in South Tyrol, Kronplatz has one large dome shaped mountain accommodating its 100 km runs. A great choice for families with a highly recommended ski school and children’s programme.
San Martino di Castrozza + Passo Rolle - In the Trentino valley of the Dolomite super ski area, San Martino di Castrozza is a stunning site for various winter activities. Find 45 km of ski runs in the Carosello delle Malghe, plus snow shoe excursions and mountaineering.
Trevalli - The variety of off-piste activities to do in Trevalli are as attractive as the ski and snowboard facilities. Ice skating, snow shoe hikes, winter walks and cultural events are all on the agenda in this gem of the Dolomites.
Val di Fassa - Val di Fassa is in the Trentino region of northern Italy and consists of 7 smaller resorts. Most international guests head for Canazei with plenty of accommodation, great Austrian style Après and top notch nosh.
Val di Fiemme - Perfectly picturesque in Trentino. Nature lovers will enjoy passing Paneveggio Pale di San Martino, Val di Fiemme’s nature park brimming with wildlife. Beginner level skiers can try out 150 km of cross country tracks or try on some snow shoes for a change of scenery.
Val Gardena - Featuring three attractive alpine villages, Val Gardena in South Tyrol is affectionately known as the "Holiday valley of the Dolomite". Charming wooden chalets, beautiful scenery and skiing for all levels make this an ideal Italian winter escape. Selva is the best known village in this area and includes access to the famous Sella Ronda circuit.
Ski Holidays to the Dolomites
The Dolomite Super Ski Area makes an excellent choice for a ski holiday due to the breadth of choice available and the diversity from one resort to the next, catering for all and every winter holiday necessity. True Italian charm can be seen and experienced during an affluent holiday in Cortina d’Ampezzo, whilst reasonable food and drink prices in Selva make it a great choice for budget skiers. Kronplatz is ideal for families with fantastic ski schooling and children’s programmes. Groups and those hoping for a memorable après ski scene can find it in Canazei, Val di Fassa. All abilities can test their mettle on the famous Sella Ronda circuit (accessible by many resorts) in the Dolomite Super Ski area and experts can try champion black runs like the Gran Risa in Alta Badia. Snow shoe hikes, mountaineering, cross country skiing, ice skating and wildlife spotting are also all popular past times in the Dolomite area. And when it’s time to stop and catch your breath, stand still to admire northern Italy’s stunning UNESCO WHL mountain landscape.