Cortina is one of Italy’s most fashionable and most scenic resorts located way up in the high altitudes of the country. Its combination of awesome slopes, top-quality facilities and lack of crowds make it an extremely attractive ski destination to visit. The pistes in this region of the Alps are suitable for skiers of all levels.
Exclusive holidays to Cortina D’ampezzo are available from most major airports in the UK, with flights leaving multiple times per day from some locations. Venice Airport is the closest to the resort, with Cortina D’ampezzo being located around 162km from there. Check our comparison site for more incredible ski deals to this part of the world. Flight duration to Venice usually take between 2 and 2 and a half hours, depending on where in the UK you are flying from.
The most popular period to visit Cortina D’ampezzo is during the winter months when ski season is at its peak. However, this resort never gets overcrowded which is a huge bonus for keeping the ski slopes relatively sparse. At every turn you can expect some spectacular views and if you manage to travel all the way up to the top of the Tofana, you can see for miles across the awe-inspiring Dolomites.
With almost half of all slopes in this resort being classed as ‘easy’, it is the perfect destination for those just getting started with skiing and those who haven’t skied for a while. One of the best beginner areas is on Col Tondo which receives plenty of sunshine and is a truly gorgeous setting for gliding across your first slopes. There are also plenty of red runs for the more intermediate skiers to try out. Some of the best areas to visit for this class of skier include Cristallo and Faloria. Advanced skiers will also have a fantastic time here with a staggering 16km of black runs to choose from, one of the steepest being the Forcella Staunies.
There is a good selection of accommodation in Cortina D’ampezzo but unfortunately, most of them aren’t located on the slopes themselves. These include hotels, chalets and apartments. In order to reach the slopes from most places, you will have to walk or take the ski bus. This restaurant boasts a very impressive 30 mountain restaurants and ski huts to choose from to make dining here an attraction in itself. There are snack bars on the slopes and many mountain huts for traditional Italian wining and dining.
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