The ski experience in Cortina d’Ampezzo has a fantastic range of activities and different levels of slopes, known as very technical, divided in 3 areas surrounding the most glamorous town of the Dolomites.
From the town centre you can easily access to both Tofane and Faloria ski areas.
The first one, in the located on the west side of the valley. It is the famous location of the 1956 Olympics’ Games.
For those who wants to enjoy the breathtaking view of the mountain named Cristallo, in the est side of Cortina, you can take the Faloria ski lift and reach the most famous black slope of Cortina, the Staunies, a small channel in the Dolomites located at 2900 meters.
For a different experience during your stay in Cortina, the amazing alternative is joining the third ski area named 5 Torri, 15km from the town by car, from where you can access one of the bigger ski circuit in Europe: the Dolomites Superski. From the 5 Torri ski area you can access the side of the Giau and Falzarego passes from which you enter the Dolomiti Superski through the cable car Lagazuoi, descending towards the Alta Badia by Armentarola slope.
A skibus service link all the ski areas and it is free for the Cortina ski pass owners.
Rifugio Pomedes (Tofane, at the beginning of Olympia slopes)
Rifugio Scoiattoli (5 Torri ski area, stunning view, world war museum)
Rifugio Lagazuoi (the highest with panoramic view, good restaurant and Finnish sauna)
Rifugio Scotoni (alta Badia area joinable from Lagazuoi, highly recommended for good food)