Exhilarating snow

In winter the snow-covered woods and white-capped Dolomite peaks give the landscape of Val Gardena a fairy-tale feel and invite you to all kind of unforgettable winter adventures: Val Gardena is part of the Dolomiti Superski, the world’s most extensive skiing area with 1200 km of slopes and 450 lifts. In walking distance from the Stetteneck, modern cable-cars link to the Seceda (Sella Ronda) and the Alpe di Siusi

Ortisei

with cosy pestrian area

The Val Gardena valley is home to the three municipalities of Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva. Ortisei, with its almost 5,000 inhabitants, is the main town of the valley. With its cosy pedestrian area, several touristic sights and its ideal location in the heart of the Dolomites, the village is a popular holiday destination.

Directly from the village you can reach three of the most famous winter sports areas of the Dolomites by cable car:

  • The Alpe di Siusi, Europe's largest high alpine pasture, with long and wide ski slopes, 80 km of perfectly groomed cross-country ski trails and countless hiking opportunities.
  • The Seceda, with two 10 km long downhill runs to Ortisei and S. Cristina, direct access to the Sellronda, wide sunny ski slopes and cosy alpine huts.
  • The Rasciesa, with the Puez-Odle Nature Park, offering tobogganing fun for young and old, as well as many opportunities for snowshoe hiking and ski touring

Skiing

in the Dolomites

Val Gardena, THE valley of the Dolomites in the UNESCO World Natural Heritage, promises the most intense skiing experiences. Val Gardena - Alpe di Siusi is the largest within the Dolomiti Superski area, the most extensive skiing area in the world, featuring the famous Sella Ronda.

Our services for skiers:

Online ski pass service - order at home & pick up at the hotel
-10% discount at "Carlo's" rental and free delivery of equipment to the hotel
Overnight ski service: sharpening, waxing and base repair (subject to charge)
Secure ski depot with boot dryer
5 minutes’ walk to the Alpe di Siusi and Seceda (Sellaronda)cable cars
Free use of the ski buses (bus stop 5 minutes walking)

Winter hikes and connoisseurs

Winterwonderland for non-skiers

Also for non-skiers Val Gardena has a lot to offer: from extensive winter walks to snowshoe hikes, tandem flights or ice climbing, there is something for everyone.

Our services for non-skiers:

• Participation in VAL GARDENA ACTIVE with guided (snowshoe) hikes, ski tours, night tobogganing and much more (free or discounted).
• Only a few minutes' walk to the Rasciesa panoramic cable car with a great toboggan run
• Organization of horse-drawn sleigh rides on the Alpe di Siusi
• Free use of the indoor tennis courts in Ortisei
Free rental of backpacks, hiking poles and snowshoes

Cross-country skiing

Val Gardena is perfect for cross-country skiing. The Alpe di Siusi, with its 80 km of trails of varying difficulty, Monte Pana above S. Cristina and the Vallunga near Selva offer unique and fantastic scenery.

The cross-country ski trails are double or quadruple-tracked and top-prepared. Whether skating or classic, beginner or professional, Val Gardena in South Tyrol offers the right trails for everyone.