Ski holidays in Val Gardena
Skiing in and around the valley
The Garni Crepaz is located in the heart of the Dolomites, in an ideal position to experience the charms of this mountainous world as a winter sports enthusiast. Of course, the most popular winter sport is alpine skiing, a sport which is at the centre of life for the inhabitants of the Val Gardena. As the first snow falls in the autumn the excitement grows as we look forward to taking part in this sport, a hypnotic dance on skis, sinuously descending the slopes of our beloved mountains.
Winter sports – like children in an amusement park
Winter holidays in the Dolomiti Superski area - skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ice skating, sledging or ski touring.
Skiing in and around the Val Gardena
The Dolomiti Superski area offers several special features and attractions for enthusiastic skiers. The largest connected ski area in Europe, it is made up of 1.200 km of groomed pistes of various levels of difficulty. The Val Gardena ski resort offers 175 km of pistes, on the doorstep in the true sense of the word.
In addition, a breathtaking landscape that you will not find anywhere else in Europe. The pleasure of skiing is not limited to downhill skiing; because carvers, freeriders and freestylers are also catered for. Explore the various freestyle parks in Val Gardena and Alpe di Siusi.Skiing in Val Gardena
Snowboard in the valley
The Dolomites of the Val Gardena are also a wonderful playground for snowboarders. Snowboarders will also enjoy the off-piste, in the vast wintery paradise of the innumerable slopes and woods which offer opportunities to have fun.
Snowboarders who want to challenge themselves a bit more can also check out the snow parks and try out the jumps.
Why not give snowboarding a go for an exciting freeride experience in the Dolomites of the Val Gardena?
Winter sport activities in the Val Gardena, Dolomites
A winter sports classic. The region is a real “ El Dorado” for skiers:
Would you like to put together an individual weekly program? No problem:
With "Val Gardena Active" you have the opportunity to plan your holiday according to your personal wishes. Explore the nature of the Dolomites in different ways. The Val Gardena Active website allows you to browse their featured offers and book the various activities.
Cross-country skiing in the Val Gardena
Not far from our guest Garni Crepaz, in Vallunga, is the "DSV Nordic Activ Park". There are several prepared cross-country tracks of different lengths and difficulties.
If you don’t have your own equipment you can get it at the hire shop, conveniently located at the start of the Vallunga valley.
Snowshoeing in the Val Gardena
If you’d like to be active but at the same time escape the crowds on the piste and appreciate the silence, this is one of the best sports for you – contemplate nature and the untouched, sparkling-white snow.
A walk in the forest with snowshoes will help you see another side of the Val Gardena. What could be better?
Tobogganing in the Val Gardena
Great fun of for all the family. There are some fantastic tobogganing slopes in the Val Gardena, for example at Rasciesa, accessible from Ortisei. or on the Alpe di Siusi, the largest alpine pasture in Europa.
Night sledding under a full moon is spectacular. It is very popular and definitely something to try. It’s an unforgettable experience for big and small.
Ice skating in Selva
Of course, ice skating is a must in a wide range of leisure activities.
There is an indoor ice rink in Selva, as well as an outdoor one in Ortisei, right next to the Seiser Alm cable car.
Ice skate rental included.
Ice Pranives Stadium - Calle Nives 17-39048 Selva.
Ice Pranives Stadium
Ski touring in the Dolomites
Ski touring is very popular with the locals and is definitely worth a try. Like snowshoeing, it allows you to discover numerous natural slopes and snowy valleys, forests and peaks.
You will find a wide range of levels of difficulty and of course you can book a local guide to help you discover the area with your friends and family.