When thinking of winter in the Dolomites, you’ll also associate it to the Dolomiti Superski, the Alpe di Siusi and the Sellaronda skiing carousel. Yet going on an active holiday in Dolomites Val Gardena means a lot more than just skiing! You can discover the valley from a completely new side. Try cross-country skiing, snowshoeing hikes or sleigh rides: the Dolomites offer you a raft of possibilities to be outdoors and enjoy the snow-covered landscape. The cable cars in the area will take you to sleigh slopes and circuits and to cosy and welcoming ski huts. There’s lots more you can do indoors in Dolomites Val Gardena: you can take an afternoon off and twirl around on a beautiful ice rink, revel in the heights by climbing a rocky wall or swim some lengths in a heated swimming pool.
Dolomites Val Gardenais a holiday destination for skiers who love diversity and would like to get to know a skiing area that is perfect for families with children as well as offering beautiful slopes for World Cup stars looking for more of an athletic challenge. The Dolomites Val Gardena ski area is part of the Dolomiti Superski, a world-famous network of 12 ski areas in the Dolomites which you can access using just one ski pass. The Alpe di Siusi in the Dolomites Val Gardena skiing area and is a beloved starting point for beginners and families whose children are taking their first ‘steps’ on skis, from green to blue slopes. From Selva Val Gardena you can also directly reach the Sellaronda skiing carousel which will provide you with an unforgettable skiing circuit on skis on the Sella massif.
In Val Gardena you can also experience the longest ski slope in South Tyrol, the “La Longia”, which is more than 10 km long, features 1,273 m of elevation gain and stretches from mount Seceda to Ortisei. The slopes feature a variety of passages, from wide slopes to a natural canyon with a frozen waterfall: pure bliss for every skier!
Val Gardena is a real “Eldorado” when it comes to tobogganing. Whether you are looking for easy slopes for your family or the more challenging and steeper slopes for yourself, we have the answer for you. The snowcovered fairytale-like landscape of the Dolomites is ideal to be explored by toboggan during your holidays.
You don’t have a toboggan!? No particular problem, because a lot of the mountain huts and the lift stations have toboggans to hire. And there is another good opportunity for tobogganing too. After a pleasant day out on Alpe di Siusi or the mountains in general you might think about having dinner in a rifugio and then tobogganing down to your valley village. However, keep one thing in mind regarding safety. It is absolutely forbidden to toboggan on the ski slopes themselves.
Val Gardena is a special treat for cross-country skiers: the Vallunga in Selva Gardena, the Monte Pana in S. Cristina and the Alpe di Siusi offer a unique, fantastic panorama. The valley, which offers more than 133 km of well-prepared cross-country ski runs in all degrees of difficulty, can be described as the eldorado for cross-country skiers. Crystal-clear air, in snow covered meadows and forests, the impressive Dolomite mountains: come and discover a little cross-country paradise!