Ski area Val Gardena
Val Gardena is the home par excellence of skiing and hiking. It extends within an 8 km radius and includes the towns of Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva Gardena. Plunged into a candid and enchanting landscape you will find amazing slopes which exceed altitudes of 2,500 m as well as a snowboard park, ski tours and several winter walking routes.
The Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi ski resort is part of the Dolomiti Superski network, with 175 km of ski runs and 81 lifts. One of the most distinctive and exciting slopes here is the renowned Saslong, which hosts yearly the Super giant slalom and Downhill ski races.
If you like ski tours you should definitely not miss the Sellaronda, considered as one of the world’s best tours ever. You can expect to complete this tour in 6 hours, crossing 26 km of descents among four Ladin valleys: Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Arabba and Val di Fassa.
If you prefer snowboarding or freestyle, Val Gardena offers lots of fun in the Snowboard Park Piz Sella, at 2,258 m at the foot of the Sassolungo. The park is 750 m long and is perfect even for beginners and for children.
Freestylers will enjoy the drop-in days where they can learn and practice new tricks, jumps and moves.
Val Gardena is an enchanting valley also for those who appreciate cross country skiing: the area offers a sublime landscape with more than 100 km of trails, always well-prepared and in different difficulty levels. The area is part of the renowned Dolomiti Nordicski network, Europe’s biggest cross country ski domain.
Another activity, especially adored by children, is sledding. Here you can venture along various kind of tracks, some of which also open in the evening for night sledding for heaps of fun and amusement! The more romantic ones can choose a pleasant trip on a horse-drawn carriage, maybe by the moonlight: what a perfect gift idea for your sweetheart!
Even children can have lots of fun in Val Gardena, this resort becomes a real playground in winter, where kids can play in complete safety. Val Gardena offers first-class facilities for children which guarantee sound entertainment while the parents are skiing. Those who want to learn skiing will have at their disposal qualified ski instructors, which will teach them to make the first moves on the skis while having a good time.