Winter Ski Season Bliss

Ski experiences to do not get any better than at the Dolomites Super Ski, one of the world’s largest ski circuits spanning 12 regions in an area 745 mi (1,200 km) across.

May 2, 2017

A Winter Paradise in the Alps and a UNESCO Heritage Site

Look no further than Cortina D’ampezzo when searching for the “mecca” of winter sports. Christened the Queen of the Dolomites, Cortina D’Ampezzo hosted the Winter Olympic Games for the first time in Italy in 1956. The area, located in Belluno province of the Veneto region, boasts of UNESCO Dolomite Mountains.

Ski experiences to do not get any better than at the Dolomites Super Ski, one of the world’s largest ski circuits spanning 12 regions in an area 745 mi (1,200 km) across. Both breathtaking because of the views and challenging due to its great expanse, for seasoned skiers this is a ‘must do’.

A world-renowned ski haven, Cortina offers modern ski lifts connecting the slopes in the ski area and excellent snow-making facilities, which cover 90% of the slopes guaranteeing the ski season from November to April. Cortina Winter Polo, the Tour de Ski, The Alpine Ski World Cup, and ice hockey are some of the international sports events hosted annually in the area.

Rest assured for a sensational winter skiing escape, Cortina is the place to be.

Get unique experiences with numerous ways to revel in the snow:

1. Snow kite

With special skis, a kite and a board, enjoy high-speed leaps and turns coupled with amazing views and new experience at the mountains.

2. Cross country skiing

Guaranteed snow set in the mountain scenery at Cortina D’Ampezzo Natural Reserves Park offers Pistes and services for the sports enthusiast.

3. Skiing

Monte Civetta, Monte Elmo, and Marmolada are together linked to offer 66 slopes of sensational alpine skiing in the spectacular Dolomites scenery.

4. Mountaineering

Mountain hiking ideal for the lovers of nature who would enjoy an uphill and downhill ski in slow mode to maximize the unique scenery of the majestic Dolomites mountains.

5. Off-Piste skiing

Double your fun and adrenaline rush as you ski fresh snow in its natural condition on the Alps of the UNESCO heritage site, the Dolomites.

Visit Cristallo Resort to learn more about winter sports in Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Cristallo, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Cortina d'Ampezzo

Complete relaxation, elegant cuisine, and natural beauty await guests of our resort’s refined facilities and fin de siècle atmosphere.

Best Available Rates

Reserve online to enjoy our best available rates, guaranteed. If you find a lower rate, we'll give you a 20% discount or 2,000 Starpoints.
Book Now

Lake Como: a beautiful movie set

Authors, painters, composers, movie makers: everyone finds inspiration thanks to the beauty of Lake Como and brought this place wonders to life through their art. For a taste of the glitz and glamour, here is just a small insight into what movies have been shot on Lake Como.

Legends from Dolomites

The Italian Dolomites have been home to the Ladins, a unique group of people whose culture is rich in legends of witches, giants, ogres, dragons, and all types of mysterious creatures. The numerous legends in the Dolomites area spread the traditions, customs, and origins of this beautiful mountainous terrain.

Food Traditions in Catania – 5 Foods You Absolutely Must Taste

Food traditions in Catania often represent a complex mix of cultures. From the famous wines to the beautiful scenery and the delectable food, everything in Sicily seems to have more taste, more color, and more intensity. Discover the top 5 traditional food that you can't miss while in Catania!