Review of snowboarding and skiing in Cortina Italy.
Cortina Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1890 the Italian ski resort Cortina lies at 1224 metres altitude in the Veneto region of the Italian Dolomites \ Dolomiten. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2939m Cortina ski area is snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial Cortina snow making covers 75km of ski trails, which equates to around 95 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Cortina (Italy) is Venice / Venezia at a distance of 160km or approximately 120 minutes driving time. Cortina ski season runs from November to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Cortina Italy
0 runs 0km
42 runs 55km
19 runs 45km
8 runs 8km
Skiing in Cortina
Skiing Cortina you'll enjoy 70 pistes and trails and that means approximately 110km of ski runs. Cortina lifts number 37 with the capacity to uplift 47770 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Italian ski resort of Cortina is over 9km long.
Cortina Ski Area
Cortina ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 60% intermediate, 27% advanced ski slopes and 11% for expert skiers - the most difficult Cortina piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Cortina after dark.
Cortina for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Cortina
If you snowboard Cortina you'll want to know that, of the 37 ski lifts in total, 7 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Cortina snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Cortina snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Cortina for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Cortina Apres Ski
The apres ski Cortina scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
30 apres ski bars 70 restaurants 0 bowling 8 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 3 hot tubs 2 solariums 5 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 3 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 20 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 2 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Adventure Park, Art Gallery, Bobsleigh, Curling, Ice Disco, Pet's Club, Polo, Ski Jump, Snow Rafting, Taxi Bob.
Cortina for apres ski gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
More Cortina Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Cortina resort - ski Cortina by any other name
The Italian ski resort of Cortina ski resort is also known as Cortina and has the following common misspellings:
Cortina ski area has ski slopes which face W E
The direction which the various Cortina ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Cortina ski resort has ski slopes facing W E.
Cortina for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Cortina reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.