Cervinia is Italy’s most snow-sure resort, nestled at the foot of the Matterhorn in a panoramic valley enclosed by high, glaciated mountains. One of Europe’s highest ski resorts, boasting low temperatures and consistent snow fall, makes it one of the top luxury ski destinations in Italy.
Its impressive altitude (2,050m in the village and 3,480m at the top) makes Cervinia a skiers’ paradise with top to bottom snow almost promised throughout a long season stretching from November to the beginning of May. As the days grow warmer, Cervinia comes alive with its hiking trails, lakes, rivers and flora, making it a great choice for summer or winter escapes. You can also take to the tracks for summer glacier skiing and snowboarding.
Providing a panoramic snow-sports playground thanks to the easy gradient of the seemingly never-ending slopes, beginners and intermediates can practise and progress before plucking up the courage to move on to steeper challenges. With group and individual lessons on offer throughout and equipment to hire, get ready to bend your knees are soar through the wind as a scenic adventure awaits.
With perfectly groomed runs, spectacular alpine views and a range of family-friendly activities, Cervinia makes for an epic Italian escape. Some of the runs are incredibly long and remarkably fascinating taking you all the way to Switzerland, allowing you to ski two countries in one day.
The perfect choice for a winter weekend away, the snow is in great shape and the hotels dotted around promise to deliver with cosy chalet-style resorts and luxe modern hotels accommodating families and couples alike. Most resorts play tribute to their mountain surroundings, offering ski classes and guidance to those in need of brushing up on their techniques as well a ski shops and equipment to hire.
Throughout the hotels you can expect delicious Italian cuisine as well as a wide variety of international favourites. Enjoy scrumptious buffets tucked away in the cosy indoors by a log fire or opt to have lunch at one of the restaurants perched high up in the mountains for an panoramic affair. You can bet your resort will have an atmospheric bar, so savouring hot cocoa during the afternoon or enjoying a glass of wine during the evening while catching up with friends is a given.
The majority of four and five stars host everything from fitness centres and Pilates classes to revitalising spa’s, ensuring you the pick me up you need after hours spent in the snow. With kids’ clubs ranging from toddlers to teens boasting a wealth of engaging activities, sports and crafts, your little ones are guaranteed to be entertained should you wish to slip off the wellness centre for some pampering.
Only a two-hour flight from London, paying homage to charming resorts offering top-notch amenities and facilities for the entire family and boasting a versatile range of slopes, Cervinia is a great choice for a picturesque ski holiday in the fascinating Italian Alps.
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Looking for an alternative to your regular beach holiday? Why not take a week’s trip to Italy’s beautiful Cervinia and enjoy a scenic ski affair nestled amidst mountains? Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced skier, there are lessons and slopes available for all abilities. Call us today to arrange your perfect snow escape.
Good to know
- Time difference: UTC +1
- Currency: EUR
Flying time to destination:
2-hours from London
- In A Word: Scenic
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: 1°c||Feb: 2°c||Mar: 3°c|
|Apr: 6°c||May: 14°c||Jun: 18°c|
|Jul: 20°c||Aug: 19°c||Sep: 15°c|
|Oct: 11°c||Nov: 5°c||Dec: 3°c|