Ski Cortina d'Ampezzo for one of the best holidays you may have skiing & snowboarding in Italy. Seriously. Considered one of the world's greatest places to go, awesome scenery combines with great Italian ambience.
Ski Cortina d'Ampezzo and you'll find it popular with both skiers and non-skiers that are in the know. Offering great skiing and a wonderful ambience, you are around two hours from Venice if you fancy it. The skiing and snowboarding is varied, and other resorts such as Cassiano and Corvara are within easy reach. You'll also find a fantastic selection of shops, cafés, restaurants and hotels, plus plenty of activities for non-skiers.
On the slopes
The numbers don't lie - 62% of the slopes here are rated as intermediate, 33% beginner. Ski holidays in Cortina d'Ampezzo are thus perfect for those who like superb, well-groomed pistes. Experts shouldn't despair though as there are also several black runs of note, and some good off-piste couloirs that local guides can take you to. Boarders will also enjoy the pisted terrain, and this is prime terrain for carvers. There's also a terrain park at Faloria.
Ski Cortino d'Ampezzo and you get to choose from a great selection of ski chalets, apartments and hotels throughout the resort, with something for every budget, and the choice and quality of food is what you would expect in Italy. The nightlife is more along the lines of relaxed cafes and wine bars than rowdy après-ski, but there's also great shopping to keep you busy. Non-skiers can try tobogganing, ice skating, curling, or even some dog sledding.