Not only its endless vistas and breathtaking scenery, its sunny and sheltered slopes make the Alpe di Siusi a holiday spot par excellence for winter sport enthusiasts of every age and kind. It is a paragon of gentle tourism, and is the preferred venue of active vacationers in search of a cozy atmosphere, scenic beauty, and authentic surroundings.
But with 60 km of slopes, daredevils and “hot dogs” will likewise find it the perfect place for their exploits, both on the slopes and off. The high-tech aerial lifts and the well-groomed slopes (with all degrees of difficulty, from easy to challenging) connect the entire high-altitude plateau – including the meeting places of the legendary Schlern witches.
Snowboarders appreciate the broad downhill slopes and the snowboard park. But the Alpe di Siusi also has a wide variety of special offers for children (including price discounts, the Ski Fun Park, and hosted activities), and so is very well-suited for families, too.
Reaching the peaks on ski and skiing down in deep snow. Ski touring requires experience and condition. Who does not know the area well, should discover it only together with an experienced ski guide. Why not take advice on equipment and be accompanied by a ski guide in the mountains – in order to climb and go back safely, from valley to top, from top to the valley.
60 km of well-prepared slopes and 100 per cent artificially snowcovered pistes in the heart of the Dolomites (UNESCO World Natural Heritage) makes a ski holiday on the Alpe di Siusi unforgettable. While the more adventurous try the black ski runs, that is the Bullaccia and Mezdì, the kids take their first steps on the snow during a ski course on the Alpe di Siusi. Ski lessons, innovative facilities, the Tour of Witches for the little ones make the Alpe di Siusi, among other things, one of the most favourite areas of the Dolomites for families. During the winter season 2011/2012, the ADAC Skiguide, the German Automobile Club, has awarded the Alpe di Siusi, along with two other areas, as ski area ideal for children and families all throughout the Alps. Even those who decide to take a winter vacation on the Alpe di Siusi “just for two”, will find a cozy and romantic atmosphere. From the Alpe di Siusi to the Sellaronda? Easy: take the shuttle bus from Saltria as far as Monte Pana, and from there, with your skis on your feet, you join the Sellaronda.
Après-ski comes from the French for “After Skiing” but is now used universally and refers to the socializing that is popular after a days skiing ends. When the sun goes down is when the ski resorts come alive and enjoying a steaming mug of hot Chocolate laced with rum or a glass of hot Gluhwein whilst watching the sunset over the snow covered mountain peaks is a memory which will last a life-time.
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