Established in ? the Italian ski resort Sappada lies at 1250 metres altitude in the Veneto region of the Italian Dolomites \ Dolomiten. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2000m the area is not snow sure. Over 25 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 14km of trails, which equates to around 90 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Sappada is Venice at a distance of 150km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
A local cultural centre with an ice rink and over 20 hotels, close to the Austrian border and marketed with neighbour Cortina D'Ampezzo. 100 per-cent of the ski runs are covered by snow-making.
1 runs 0.4km
5 runs 2km
13 runs 18km
1 runs 0.6km
View our detailed Sappada snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Sappada snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€? - €?|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2021|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2022|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Sappada trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||4.5km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Sappada area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Sappada ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 750m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 4% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 65% advanced slopes and 5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
The Italian resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Sappada slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Sappada has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Sappada ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Scola Sci Sappada and has ? teachers teaching in Italian and taking students from a minimum age of ?.? ? 469288
Sappada for beginners gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Sappada for intermediates gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Sappada for expert skiers gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Sappada for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Sappada snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Sappada: 20km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 20km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Sappada snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 3 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Sappada non skiing facilities also include ?.