Cervinia, Italy

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 2050m
ski area: Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt
height at summit: 3883m
marked runs: 350km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: milan 2½hrs
turin 2hrs

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Cervinia Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

As one of the highest resorts in the Italian Alps, Cervinia has guaranteed snow throughout the winter and also offers decent summer skiing on its glacier. Situated on the Italian side of the Matterhorn, the Italian name for this famous natural landmark is Il Cervino. The resort was first developed in the 1930's. Today it is a modern ski resort believed by many to be Italy's best.

Ski holidays in Cervinia:

It has long gentle runs, great for beginners and less confident intermediates, and experts also have the option to cross over to Zermatt for more challenging terrrain. There is a joint lift pass available covering both areas, or you can buy a day upgrade to sample what the Swiss side has to offer.

Cervinia's main slopes are located in a high, sunny bowl. It has some of the highest pistes in Italy, and some of the longest.

Winter activities include:

fitness centre, bowling, swimming pool, ice climbing, ice skating, heli-skiing, cross - country skiing, para-gliding, hang gliding, golf, snow park.

Summer activities include:

summer skiing, walking, matterhorn tours, golf, paragliding, fitness centre, climbing.

More info:

Eating out: around 50 restaurants, ranging from good 4 star style and prices in the hotel restaurants, to more cheap and cheerful options.
Apres ski: choice of bars, some nightclubs - not a wild party atmosphere but can be quite lively.
Non skiers: swimming pool, natural ice rink, some walks. Not a great deal of attraction for non skiers.