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Ski vacation in Venice

Venice is also popular as a skiing holiday destination. It doesn’t matter who you are a beginner or a pro, everyone will find what he wants, especially in the region of Cortina d'Ampezzo. The village is located at an altitude of 1224m in the middle of the Dolomites and guarantees splendid mountain scenery and lots of slopes. 140 km, 110 departure places, many cross-country tracks, 51 lifts and a snow park make skiing vacation in Venice a real pleasure. The area is designed for snowboarders as well as for skiers and cross-country skiers. Skating, sledging and ski tours are among the offerings. Less experienced skiers can skiing and snowboarding at a beginner course in the school of Cortina and those who just wish to refresh their skills can also attend them.

If you buy a ski pass in the "Dolomiti Superski" you will get 1,200 kilometres of tracks offered with 448 lifts in 12 ski areas.

Cortina d'Ampezzo was the venue of the 7th Olympic Winter Games in 1956 and is internationally known. In the evenings you can relax and enjoy the delicious food in one of the many restaurants. Pizzerias, the perfect local cuisine or rustic mountain huts with hearty home-cooked meals can be found here.

The ski vacation in Venice is even more interesting for 250 exclusive shops situated in Cortina d'Ampezzo, many of them can be found on the famous shopping street Corso Italia.

Venice also includes the ski areas of Civetta and Marmolada-Arabba. Civetta is comparatively calm and family-friendly place. Mass tourism is not listed here. In Arabba children under eight years old can travel for free, or they can be taken care of in the kindergarten. Marmolata is famous for the Gigantissimo, the biggest giant slalom in the world.

There is a wide choice of places of interest for ski vacationers, but those mentioned have possibly more advantages than others.

The ski area of Civetta

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The ski area of Trevalli

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