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Skiing in the Dolomites - take a winter holiday in the mountains of South Tyrol

When winter arrives in South Tyrol, the Dolomites region becomes a place full of action. Here, active holidays can also be enjoyed in winter! Extended cycling tours or hikes in the Dolomites may no longer be possible, but another sport crystallises instead: every year the snow-covered mountains invite skiers to experience winter in its purest form on skis. Skiing in the mountains of South Tyrol is a real insider tip! The skiing area of South Tyrol amidst the impressive panoramas of the Dolomites promises unforgettable experiences. On 1,200 kilometres of pistes, both the skiing beginner and the old-established professional feel at home. Glistening snow, long pistes and the sun on your neck - the Dolomites in South Tyrol make a winter holiday the perfect adventure!


The ski area in South Tyrol - experience the Dolomites up close!

Due to their unique beauty and special geology, the Dolomites have been part of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage since 2009. So that visitors can appreciate the striking details of the Dolomites and marvel at nature in winter too, they are served up a wide range of activities. In winter, the large ski area is particularly appreciated. Conveniently, there is the so-called Dolomiti Superski Pass, which gives you free access to twelve fantastic ski areas in the Dolomites. The ski pass for the Dolomites is configurable, which means that the whole family as well as couples or friends can buy a ski pass that suits them exactly. If you are just passing through, you still have the opportunity to explore the smooth slopes of the Dolomites with a day pass. Otherwise, we recommend the Dolomiti Superski Pass. This ski pass for the Dolomite ski regions is valid for a total of 12 ski areas (1,200 kilometres of slopes). In South Tyrol there are the regions of Kronplatz, Tre Cime di Lavaredo in Alta Pusteria, Alta Badia, Alpe di Siusi, Obereggen in Val d'Ega, Gitschberg Jochtal in Val d'Isarco and the very popular Val Gardena region. All of them are ideal for a skiing holiday in South Tyrol and offer the best prepared slopes.

The most beautiful ski resorts in South Tyrol

In South Tyrol, skiing brings great pleasure to families as well as experienced skiers. There are six regions that are highly recommended. The first region is Kronplatz. Kronplatz is particularly suitable for a skiing holiday with the family. Here, skiers have 119 easy to moderately difficult slopes at their disposal. Beginners can start their first attempts on skis and even experienced skiers will like the popular skiing area of the Dolomites. The Eisacktal valley is also one of the family-friendly skiing areas in South Tyrol. Blue and red slopes ensure that family holidays are incredible fun. In addition, children are very well catered for thanks to comprehensive childcare facilities and ski schools in the Valle Isarco. However, there are numerous good ski schools and children's offers spread throughout the ski regions, so that families can feel at home everywhere. The Three Peaks Dolomite region offers some particularly impressive sights. As you ski down the slopes, the famous Three Peaks of the Sesto Dolomites reveal themselves directly in front of you. The ski area in Sesto, with 115 kilometres of pistes, lies in the midst of this spectacular nature and is one of the most beautiful in the area. Alta Badia is the ski area for connoisseurs. Besides its quiet and extensive ski slopes, the region also impresses with its local cuisine! So it's a real tip for all those who want activities and enjoyment at the same time on holiday.  Val d'Ega comprises two ski areas, Obereggen and Carezza. The mountain village of Obereggen impresses not only with its beautifully laid out ski area, but also with the Italian flair with which guests to the village are surrounded during their visit. The Carezza region is multi-faceted: it offers skiers relaxed, easy, but also demanding slopes - those who are not afraid of an occasional challenge are in good hands here. The best comes at the end: Val Gardena, without doubt the most popular skiing area in South Tyrol. The extremely snowy region and the associated ski area Alpe di Siusi belong to the absolute top class. Together, the interconnected Dolomite areas can be skied with one ski pass. You can carve to your heart's content on an impressive 175 kilometres of pistes and snowboarders can let off steam in the Val Gardena Fun Park. The ski areas of Val Gardena and Alpe di Siusi offer real adrenaline kicks in front of magnificent panoramas. While certain previous experience is necessary for the ski slopes in Val Gardena, the Alpe di Siusi with its flatter slopes also welcomes families and inexperienced skiers.  With the well-developed slopes, skiers have a lot of fun. And for those who prefer a more leisurely pace, there are many routes for cross-country skiing. In the Three Peaks region alone, 200 kilometres of cross-country trails are waiting to be used, and other parts of South Tyrol are also well prepared for enthusiastic cross-country skiers.

Ski hotels & accommodation in the Dolomites

A skiing holiday in the Dolomites is by no means only about adventure! Rest and wellness are also firmly part of it, in order to completely detach yourself from the turmoil of everyday life. The mixture of sport and relaxation gives you a holiday full of memories and beautiful moments. The numerous ski hotels in the South Tyrolean Dolomites know exactly what is important here! Many ski hotels have fantastic spa areas and pamper their guests with wellness offers. From the hotel's own infinity pool you can admire the mountain scenery or enjoy a soothing hot stone massage. Most ski hotels are close to the ski lift or offer a shuttle service to the lift. So the ski paradise is never far away! In addition to 5-star ski hotels, there are also hotels especially for families in South Tyrol. These are adapted to all individual requirements such as children's entertainment or an age-appropriate playground. Special winter sports hotels often offer tours for their guests that are geared towards Nordic sports. A guided ski tour is often a great experience! Winter holidays in the Dolomites finally create time together again with family or friends and space for exciting activities. Skiing on perfectly prepared ski slopes and experiencing the mighty rocks of the Dolomites in the white splendour of snow