Holidays in Italian Dolomites Ski
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Italian Dolomites Ski
The stunning Italian Dolomites are a mountain range in northeast Italy, part of the Southern Limestone Alps. The range is defined by the Puster Valley in the north and the Saguna Valley in the south. For over a century people have been enjoying holidays in the Italian Dolomites, drawn by its superiority as a place for skiing and winter sports. Over the years it has grown as a holiday destination and now offers countless activities suitable for all abilities and a huge array of accommodation.
What to do on your ski holiday
The landscape of the Italian Dolomites is truly breath taking. The jagged mountains slope into forested ridges that descend down into valleys. The area has been designated a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site and contains many regional parks as well as one national park. A variety of trails and pathways cross the ranges, offering expeditions lasting from a single day’s walk to anything up to two weeks of trekking. The region also has a network of cable cars from the smaller resorts, offering easier ways to get around.
Holidays in the Italian Dolomites often have skiing as their focus and this is where the region really excels. 1200km of pistes for all abilities, 475 interconnected pistes and 460 lifts in 12 valleys make this the perfect destination for skiers and winter sports enthusiasts. There are also cross country circuits through beautiful scenery and incredible off-piste descents for those with more skiing experience. In the summer Italian Dolomites ski holidays can include mountain climbing, base jumping, hiking, hang gliding and paragliding.
Cortina d’Ampezzo, just east of the centre, is one of the region’s most popular resorts. Known as the ‘Pearl of the Dolomites’ it occupies a glorious setting surrounded by an enormous circle of mountains. Skiers have been going there since 1933, when the first national skiing school was established in the Ampezzo Valley. Take a ski holiday to Cortina s’Ampezzo for an excellent skiing infrastructure with slopes for skiers of all abilities to enjoy.
Great value Italian Dolomites holidays from easyJet Holidays
Booking with easyJet holidays makes ski holidays in the Italian Dolomites simple, flexible and affordable. The perfect environment for skiing, hiking and outdoor activities, cheap ski holidays in the Italian Dolomites have everything you need for a relaxing, revitalising break.