The long-awaited cold has arrived and with it the opening of the ski resorts in the Dolomites is here.
The Winter season in Val Gardena is always synonymous of a great variety of sports and snow activities for the enthusiasts, so pack your suitcase, the wait is almost over.
Like every year the beautiful valley doesn’t hesitate to amaze us, proposing many innovations aimed at making one of the most beloved ski areas in the world even more special.
The slopes and lifts in Val Gardena are famous for being really efficient, allowing its guests to choose and easily reach the whole area: a comfort that few areas can boast.
Cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, whatever you are looking for, here you will find the right slope for your needs and thanks to the Dolomiti Superski skipass you can wander wherever you want without limits.
Here are the news of the Winter season 2018-2019 in Val Gardena:
New infrastructures and connections
- The Mezdi chairlift (Alpe di Siusi) will be replaced by a comfortable and fast 6-seater chairlift, built using the latest and most innovative technologies in the world;
- On Monte Pana, the ‘Charly‘ slope will be extended and the snow-making system will be improved;
- The Col Raiser is expected to widen the connecting trail between the Seceda and Col Raiser, under the Gamsblut shelter.
There will be other small improvements to the various slopes in Val Gardena.
All improvement interventions in the ski area implemented every year aim to guarantee an efficient and always better service, following the highest standards of comfort, safety and performance.
Offering more and more optimal conditions to tourists who go to Val Gardena every year to practice snow sports, allows Val Gardena to maintain its reputation as a ‘Winter sports paradise‘ over time.
The opening of structures and slopes is scheduled for December 6, 2018, at these two links updated in real time you can see all the details of the infrastructure:
A wide selection of sports for all needs
Val Gardena offers to visitors the opportunity to practice the most diverse sports on the snow, satisfying everyone’s needs.
Whether you already have a passion for a sport in particular or want to try new experiences, this is the right destination for you.
There are opportunities for all tastes and needs: schools, courses, instructors, equipment rental to carry out the favorite activity.
The area is home to both classic winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, sledding, hiking, snowshoeing, ski mountaineering, ice-skating, and those more particular such as horse-drawn sleighs or ice hockey.
If you feel the desire to enjoy a new sport and try new experiences, Val Gardena will not disappoint you.
Winter events not to be missed in Val Gardena
Every year there are many traditional mountain events in the snow, which contribute to spreading the winter atmosphere and love for sport.
Val Gardena is a point of reference for ski enthusiasts and other winter sports.
Visitors come here from all over the world to practice sports and attend or take part in important annual events.
Among the most famous there are:
- ‘Val Gardena Ciasp‘, a snowshoe race on Monte Pana, above S. Cristina;
- ‘FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Gardena‘, the men’s ski world cup, tradition in Val Gardena since 1969;
- ‘Gardenissima‘, the longest giant slalom in the Dolomites that takes place on the Seceda ski run;
Other famous events: the Christmas markets, the ice sculpture competition, night sledding and much more are just as interesting and attractive.
Would you like to book your stay in Val Gardena in an optimal position for skiing?
Hotel Somont is the place for you: we are in Selva Val Gardena, exactly the starting point for the ride of the Sellaronda.
Our Hotel offers the exclusive SKI IN / SKI OUT service, with a lift on the track to access directly from your room!