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Cortina d`Ampezzo

Cortina d`Ampezzo Ski Resort Guide

Cortina d`Ampezzo, Italy

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length140km
Highest Lift2,930m
Resort Height1,220m
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Treviso
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Cortina d`Ampezzo

The Italian ski resort of Cortina d`Ampezzo is in the Italian Dolomites at an altitude of 1,220m, with 140km of marked runs.


Cortina d`Ampezzo is part of the Dolomiti Superski area with access to 1,420km of downhill skiing, with 668 marked pistes, served by a total of 488 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Cortina d`Ampezzo itself (140km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dolomiti Superski ski resorts of Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm, Alta Badia, Alta Pusteria, Arabba, Bruneck-Kronplatz, Civetta, Marmolada, Obereggen, Predazzo, San Martino di Castrozza, San Vito di Cadore, Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Val di Fiemme and Valle Isarco. Cortina d`Ampezzo is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Santa Cristina (Val Gardena).

With ski lifts as high as 2,930m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Cortina d`Ampezzo offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Cortina d`Ampezzo.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Cortina d`Ampezzo is 9km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Cortina d`Ampezzo?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm, expected on 1 December, with around 25cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Cortina d`Ampezzo

Ski Area Stats

Cortina d`Ampezzo Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 10km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Dolomiti Superski Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Cortina d`Ampezzo Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,930m
Resort Altitude (Cortina d`Ampezzo)1,220m
Lowest Piste1,050m
Max Vertical1,880m

Ski Slope Aspects

E, W

Cortina d`Ampezzo has ski slopes facing west and east.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Cortina d`Ampezzo
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Cortina d`Ampezzo

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Ski Lessons in Cortina d`Ampezzo

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Cortina d`Ampezzo Ski Schools and Cortina d`Ampezzo Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Cortina d`Ampezzo?

This ski resort is in the Italian Dolomites.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Cortina d`Ampezzo is Bolzano, 110 minutes drive away.

Treviso, Venice, Innsbruck Airport, Trieste and Klagenfurt airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 37 ski lifts are able to uplift 60,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 75km of ski runs, with 30 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Cortina d`Ampezzo open?

 Open from : 1 December 2023.

 Closes : 1 May 2024.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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