The Italian Dolomites are renowned for their exceptional, beauty and miles of terrain. Our days will be spent descending into three Italian provinces, attempting the world cup downhill runs, and we'll all do the famous 16-mile Sella Ronda circuit, no busses required, a super time and another trip of a lifetime!
Round trip international air Boston to Venice, Italy on Lufthansa.
Great flights with easy transfers!
Depart Boston on Friday January, 31st. (Check-in with our group 6 PM) Depart 8:35PM
Return: Depart Saturday 1:20PM & arrive back into Boston same day at 6:25PM.
Motor coach transfers to/from Venice, Italy airport to Val Gardena.
The Dolomites, truly massive & spectacular! Click for zoomable PDF.
Beautiful ski tours await you every day in the UNESCO World Heritage - the Dolomites!
Every year on the beautiful slope SASLONG hosts a stage of World Cup Skiing - Downhill and Super G. And every year the world champions are astonished by the excellent conditions and the vast panorama of the Dolomites! The slopes of Val Gardena are always perfectly prepared, and every year facilities continue to be modernized for tourists coming from all over the world to admire the beautiful landscapes of the Dolomites.
The slopes of Val Gardena belong to the famous Dolomite Super Ski circuit. With a single lift pass - Dolomiti Superski - you can ski/ride 1,200 km of trails and use all the lifts in the Dolomites covering more than 12 ski areas. Alternatively, you can also buy the local Val Gardena ski pass: which gives you access to the breathtaking view of our beautiful Dolomites and the 500 km of slopes. The main reason why we chose Val Gardena and our hotel AGAIN, is its location, convince to the slopes and main town, great meals, easy transfers and a wonderful town to explore the dolomites and all its beauty.
Cross-country skiing: Val Gardena has many cross-country skiing slopes and excellent guides and ski instructors. From the Alpe di Siusi, passing through Mount Pana to the Vallunga. Every day a new discovery.
There are 115km of superb trails with some of the most picturesque Cross Country skiing in Europe.
Toboggan downhill rides: You can go up by train to Resciesa (which is only 400m from the Hotel Villa Emilia) and from there head off with your sled along a 6km track or climb to the Alpe di Siusi wher you will find even more fun trails.
FAQ Luggage, Rentals:
Our group flights are on Lufthansa/Swiss (Star Alliance) OR Delta (SkyTeam). Normally one check-in, one carry-on (roller bag) and one personal item (laptop bag) are included in our group baggage allowance.
Many members bring their ski/board equipment within this allowance (Pack around ski/boards as permitted, under 50lbs per bag). Rentals are available at the cable car (short walk or shuttle from our hotel), around $100 a week, along with heated lockers.
Lift tickets in Europe are typically around US$50 per day with many discount and regional options. We can get our lift tickets at the local cable car. Lift tickets prices:
Val Gardena/GrödenSkipass Dolomiti Superski.