Cervinia, an Italian resort that’s ideal for families
Located in northwest Italy in the Aosta Valley, Cervinia has it all. Its ski area covers no fewer than 150 kilometres of runs, and spans territory in two countries: Italy and Switzerland.
A varied and extensive ski area
Situated in the heart of the mountains at an altitude of around 2000 metres, this resort is one of the largest in Italy. There’s lots on offer for skiers: ski gear shops and ski hire outlets, lessons for all abilities, 20 ski lifts and 150 kilometres of runs, half of which are equipped with snow cannons.
If you want to go further, you can even access the adjacent ski areas of Valtournenche and Zermatt (both of which are in Switzerland) and enjoy more than 300 kilometres of runs.
Good to know: guaranteed snow cover
Thanks to its high altitude, the ski area offers excellent snow cover and even allows for summertime skiing on 15-20 kilometres of runs.
A family-friendly resort
As well as having access to all the resort’s facilities, which make for good skiing for both adults and children (lessons, ski lifts, adapted runs and ski hire), families get added benefits during their stay. With free ski passes for children under the age of 8, and 3 baby ski areas, there’s something for everyone.
What’s there to do in Cervinia?
Visitors have access to a range of other activities:
•A skicross route;
• A vast snowpark;
• More than 10 kilometres of cross-country skiing tracks within the ski area;
• An ice karting circuit, which is also open after dark;
• Frozen waterfalls, and plenty more.
Lying between Italy and Switzerland, this sun-drenched resort charms its visitors with its outstanding slopes and ideal weather conditions. So hurry over to Cervinia to enjoy the snow, and visit one of our Skiset shops at the foot of the slopes to hire your kit.
Mountain films are full of emotions and adventures
The best (mountain) filmmakers will be presenting their own creations that will make you -for sure – escape from your daily routine! Ready to simply be amazed by incredible landscapes and crazy adventures? Skiers and mountaineers are basically exploring summits on the other side of the world, pushing their boundaries and meeting local populations…. Just to give you an overview on what’s coming at the Cine Mountain festival.
Good to know: “Oscar of the Oscars”, the best mountain film of the year
This festival belongs to the IAMF (International Alliance for Mountain Film) and actually puts together some of the winning films of other festivals organized in partner cities throughout the year. One of them will be awarded and will get the “Oscar of the Oscars”, basically meaning that it has been chosen as the best mountain film of the year.
Cine Mountain Festival: more than just a film festival
A mountain environment is actually pretty hard to describe being both massive and fragile at the same time. One film cannot describe it all and the organizing committee got it well. They have worked on a program combining film projections and opportunities to share stories and experiences. On August 6th, you’ll get the chance to meet the writer and mountaineer Erri de Luca, the famous mountaineer Nives Meroi and the physicist Fabio Truc. A discussion called “Mountains of Silence” will be held and they’ll explain how important mountains are in their lives and how they feel about it. On August 8th, climate change will be discussed by several speakers including the explorer Alex Bellini and the Italian mountaineer Fausto de Stefani.
The famous scientist Andrea Bernagozzi will be also speaking during the festival about the moon and the connections between human beings and the Earth’s natural satellite. These events will be open to the public (local and holidaymakers) so that everyone can celebrate our planet and mountains the way they want. Don’t hesitate to take part in trekking tours or to go hiking and/or skiing to experience the Aosta valley (yes, skiing is also a summer activity in Breuil-Cervinia and Valtournenche).
Adventures will be definitely put in the spotlight during your stay in Cervinia. Don’t hesitate to explore this incredible area and enjoy your summer holiday to the fullest!
Cervinia was not always a renowned ski resort, but was strongly influenced by pastoral life in the past. You can still experience this today by visiting for example the museum called "Maison de l'Alpage" in the neighboring town of Valtournenche. You will get a great overview of the local heritage and traditions. Do you also want to know more about the ski resort’s history? You’ll get this opportunity by visiting the Matterhorn alpine guide museum. The Plateau Rosa (3500m) is also a must! You will find the highest museum in Europe located in an old cable car station and experience a journey back in time learning more about the ski resort’s history (pictures, videos and objects from that period of time will be shown).
Late season skiing
You’ll get the chance to go skiing until May in Cervinia. Don’t worry; you’ll not get bored at all even off the slopes. Lots of different events are organized throughout the whole ski season. Would you like to try out snow-volleyball? Don’t miss the chance to do so on March 16th; you’ll definitely spend a nice day! On April 6th a 22 km race will be held on the longest slope of the ski area called “Dame Blanche”. It will be a very challenging race with 2000 meters high difference! You can all participate but training before racing is definitely a good idea.
Good to know: let's celebrate one last time (before summer)!
A last event is required if you want to finish the ski season in a nice way…A swimsuit pageant (with your skis on) awaits you, as well as a nice party.
Tradition, sporting events and great skiing ... you will enjoy your skiing holiday in Cervinia to the fullest!
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preferences, your level and also the snow conditions in Cervinia resort. Located in the most convenient areas of Cervinia resort, our
shops are dedicated to the enjoyment of skiing. Depending on the range
of equipment you choose to hire, you may also change your skis or try a
snowboard during your stay at Cervinia
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