Explore Val Gardena ski resort: Travel Tips and Vacation Information
Welcome to the Val Gardena ski resort, your gateway to one of the finest ski and hiking destinations in the Dolomites Italy, nestled in the heart of the majestic Alps.
Where is Val Gardena in Italy located? Val Gardena is situated near the border between Italy and Austria and is celebrated as one of Northern Italy's most enchanting mountain retreats. It is renowned for its stunning landscapes, charming villages, its vast and beautiful choice of ski slopes, family-friendly hiking trails, mountain biking routes, challenging via ferratas, top-notch accommodations, ski resorts and an exquisite selection of traditional Alpine cuisine.
The winter season for 2023/24 is set to kick off on December 5, 2023, and run until April 7, 2024 (*).
With 77 gondolas, cable cars, and chairlifts, and an impressive 177 kilometers of ski slopes, along with 110 kilometers of cross-country trails and 2 toboggan runs, Val Gardena proudly stands as a premier wintersport and alpine skiing destination in Europe.
Explore the three historic villages of Val Gardena: Selva Val Gardena, Santa Cristina and Ortisei, all seamlessly interconnected by the Ciampinoi, Col Raiser, and Seceda skiing areas.
In this enchanting region, you'll discover a wealth of accommodations, ranging from beautiful 2-star to 5-star Val Gardena hotels, luxury accommodations to family-run inns, spa and wellness havens, holiday apartments, garnis, bed and breakfast and charming chalets as well as the restaurants in Val Gardena - perfect for your hiking or skiing holidays.
Top Events in December 2023: Don't miss the World Cup Weekend featuring two FIS World Cup races in Val Gardena valley:
- Men’s Super-G on Friday, 15 December 2023, and
- Men’s Downhill on Saturday, 16 December 2023
Special offers in Val Gardena
- Val Gardena SuperPremière (winter season start until 23 December 2023)
- Dolomiti Springdays (from 16 March 2024 until the end of winter season) - Ideal for skiing in March in Italy
Embark on the scenic ski route “Sella Ronda”, which passes through the village of Selva Val Gardena, connects the other valleys. From Ortisei and Santa Cristina, explore the mountain village of Selva di Val Gardena, and set off on thrilling skiing adventures to Marmolada, Lagazuoi or Gran Risa in La Villa.
With the Skipass “Dolomiti Superski” (discover the special offers & weeks) you have access to all lift facilities in the Dolomites with 500 kilometers interconnected slopes surrounding the Sella Group and a total of 1220 kilometers slopes in 12 zones.
Phone number of the tourist office Val Gardena: +39 0471 777777 · Stay updated with the Val Gardena weather forecast of South Tyrol.
( * Note: The dates of the start and end of the season may vary in some valleys. We cannot guarantee that all lifts will be functioning during the specified period and until the end of the season.)
What to do in summer, spring and autumn
Experience the wonders of the Italian Alps during the warmer months with opportunities for walking, hiking, climbing and mountain biking and more. Val Gardena is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, offering the best hikes, climbing routes, mountain biking trails, motorcycling and Via Ferrata adventures in the stunning Dolomite mountains.
Where can I stay in Val Gardena?
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