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Sappada, Italy

Sappada ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 1 runs 0.4km
4%  Intermediate Trails
 5 runs 2km
Advanced Trails
 13 runs 18km
65%  Expert Trails
 1 runs 0.6km

Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €? - €?
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 22km
total length of Sappada trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4.5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Sappada area faces
Top Altitude 2000m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1250m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1250m
centre of Sappada ski resort
Vertical Drop 750m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 750m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Sappada web cams
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Skiing in Sappada

21 pistes and trails means approximately 22km of runs. 16 Sappada lifts have capacity to transport 9072 per hour. The longest run in the Italian ski resort is over 4.5km.

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    

Snowboarding in Sappada

Of the 16 ski lifts, 11 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Sappada is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Sappada Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

25 apres ski bars 15 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 3 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 2 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Sappada" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Sappada

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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Sappada

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Sappada

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 ?.

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