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Santa Caterina

Santa Caterina Ski Resort Guide

Santa Caterina, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length35km
Highest Lift2,890m
Resort Height1,740m
 Nearest AirportInnsbruck Airport
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Santa Caterina

The Italian ski resort of Santa Caterina is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,740m, with 35km of marked runs.

Summary

Santa Caterina is part of the Alta Valtellina ski area with access to 184km of downhill skiing, with 112 marked pistes, served by a total of 62 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Santa Caterina itself (35km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Alta Valtellina ski resorts of Bormio and Livigno.

The ski resort itself is at 1,740m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,890m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Santa Caterina offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Santa Caterina offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Santa Caterina is 5km long and the most difficult run is the 'Bucaneve'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Santa Caterina?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 8 December, with around 5cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Santa Caterina Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 6km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1227km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 2km
Downhill
Total Length
35km
Cross Country
Total Length
18km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Alta Valtellina Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
16
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
57
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
39
Downhill
Total Length
184km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
62

Altitudes

Santa Caterina Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,890m
Resort Altitude (Santa Caterina)1,740m
Lowest Piste1,720m
Max Vertical1,170m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Santa Caterina
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Santa Caterina

Ski Hire Shops in Santa Caterina.

For more information, see our page about Santa Caterina Ski Hire.

Ski Lessons in Santa Caterina

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Santa Caterina Ski Schools and Santa Caterina Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Santa Caterina?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Valfurva, Province of Sondrio.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Santa Caterina is Innsbruck Airport, 174 minutes drive away.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,065 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 28km of ski runs, with 12 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Santa Caterina open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

 Open.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Santa Caterina, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Santa Caterina Tourist Office for the latest.

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