Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort is located in the Ampezzo Valley, Italy. It sits in the beautiful Dolomite Mountains. The village is located at 1,224m and the lifts lead you up to 2,950m providing skiers and boarders with a 1,7126m vertical drop.
Even the more competitive skiers and boarders can feel the adrenaline in the air. It may much to do with numerous World Cup events and international competitions of every type that have been held here. Hosting world class events has been in the DNA for Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort ever since they hosted the 1956 Winter Olympic Games.
Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort is part of the Dolomiti Superski area which incorporates 17 ski resorts and offers a leg-burning 978km of terrain. This is made up of 668 individual runs all serviced by a network of 573 ski lifts. And whilst 1 lift ticket does allow you access to ski all of the 17 resorts that make up the Dolomitie Superski, you will need many weeks to come even close to achieving this.
The trails at Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort are sunny and south facing and to compliment their natural snowfalls they have snowmaking covering 100km+ (37.5 miles) of 30 key trails. Cross-country skiers are also well catered for with over 80km (50 miles) of prepared trails. The location is unrivalled by any other in the Alps. Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort offers a wide variety of terrain of every level of difficulty. The carefully groomed terrain caters to all age groups with something to please everyone. With 120km of terrain the breakdown is approximately 46% beginner trails, 38% intermediate and 16% for advanced skiers and snowboarders. And their longest run is 11km.
For the sports enthusiast that does not ski, you won’t get bored. There are many options for you in Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort. Outdoor activities include snowmobiling, ice climbing, tobogganing, ice-skating and much more.
Down in Cortina d`Ampezzo ski resort’s pedestrian town center, there’s no question you’re in Italy. There’s more fur on the strolling holidaymakers than there is on the local wildlife. Cafes and wine bars rather than rowdy après-ski bars do brisk business. Wherever you go, you find quality. Although there are ample opportunities to spend your money.
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