Dolomiti Superski is positioned as a titan in the world of skiing, standing out as the largest ski area on the planet. This vast network, located in the heart of the Italian Alps, offers ski enthusiasts unparalleled access to 1,200 kilometers of slopes, 450 lifts and 12 ski resorts. They are all accessible with a single ski pass although not all the different ski resorts that make up Dolomiti Superski are connected by ski runs and you have to take a minibus to move between sectors. In this article we offer you a detailed overview of what makes Dolomiti Superski a must-see winter destination for any snow enthusiast.

Dolomiti Superski: 1200 kilometers of ski slopes

Dolomiti Superski is a testament to modern engineering and thoughtful design, equipped with 450 ski lifts including gondolas, chairlifts, ski lifts and cable cars or even by a horse-drawn carriage. The efficiency of its infrastructure allows visitors to maximize their time on the slopes, reducing waiting times and facilitating access to different areas of the domain.

With 1,200 kilometers of carefully maintained trails, this domain offers a diversity of terrain that satisfies beginners and advanced skiers alike. From gentle and wide runs perfect for beginners to challenging descents that test even the most experienced skiers, Dolomiti Superski guarantees a rich and varied experience.

Dolomiti Superski ski resorts

Cortina d’Ampezzo

Cortina d’Ampezzo is considered one of the best ski resorts in Italy, known as the “Queen of the Dolomites”, it is located in the Veneto region in northern Italy. Its lower elevation is at 1,217m and the upper elevation at 2,828m. This destination is world famous not only for its stunning natural beauty, but also for its rich history in skiing, having hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics and designated as one of the venues for the next Winter Olympics in 2026.

Cortina d’Ampezzo offers approximately 120 kilometers of skiable slopes, ranging from options for beginners to challenges for expert skiers. The area is divided into several main sectors:

Tofana: Known for slopes that challenge even the most experienced skiers and for hosting ski World Cup events.
Faloria – Cristallo: Ideal for intermediate skiers, this sector offers a combination of spectacular views and long, exciting runs.
Cinque Torri – Lagazuoi: More suitable for beginners and intermediate skiers, with gentler slopes and panoramic views of the Dolomite peaks.

For beginners we recommend the Tofana area as well as the Tondi and Socrepes slopes. For more advanced skiers, Cortina presents challenges such as Forcella Rossa, Staunies, the Scoiattolo and the Bigontina and Ciastel slopes. In addition, there are many options to enjoy off-piste skiing in all of Cortina’s ski areas, such as Val Orita in Faloria and Bus de Tofana.

On the other hand, some of the most outstanding peaks and areas include Faloria which is accessible by cable car from the center of Cortina, connecting with the ski area of Mietres and the imposing cliffs above Cristallo. Also worthy of mention is Cinque Torre which offers access to Col Gallina and the Lagazuoi ski area, known as ‘Hidden Valley’. This area is particularly enjoyable for intermediate skiers due to its beautiful views and its intermediate route, which ends with an iconic tow of skiers pulled by a horse-drawn carriage in the Armentarola area.

If you are interested in gastronomy, you can visit outstanding restaurants such as Rifugio Averau and Rifugio Pomedes on the slopes, or El Toulà and Tivoli restaurant in town.

In addition, Cortina d’Ampezzo offers a wide selection of cultural events and festivals held every winter. Of particular note are the World Cup races that it often hosts or the Cortina Fashion Weekend which is a weekend-long event dedicated to fashion and style in one of the most beautiful mountains in the world.

Plan de Corones (Kronplatz)

Plan de Corones, known in Italian as Kronplatz, is one of the most modern and best equipped resorts of the Dolomiti Superski. It is located in the Trentino-Alto Adige region, noted for its wide and flat top that facilitates the convergence of multiple slopes.

The ski area in Plan de Corones covers about 119 kilometers of slopes and the resort is located between 973 and 2275 meters above sea level. The slopes are meticulously maintained and are known for their width and variety, allowing skiers to enjoy different downhill experiences in one place.

Beginners: There are numerous green and blue runs that offer gentle, open terrain, ideal for those who are learning or prefer more relaxed skiing. Miara and Olang 1 are definitely recommended.
Slopes for intermediate and/or advanced skiers: More experienced skiers can enjoy red and black runs that offer greater challenges, including technical and fast descents. We like Sylvester and Herrnegg.

In addition, Kronplatz does not neglect culture and apréski events (both in winter and summer), such as the International Snow Sculpture Festival which is a competition where artists transform blocks of snow into impressive sculptures or the Kronplatz Music Summer where visitors can enjoy a wide variety of summer concerts at the top of the mountain.

A visit to the top of Plan de Corones is a must as it is home to the MMM Corones, a museum dedicated to the legends of mountaineering, designed by architect Zaha Hadid. In addition, the LUMEN Museum (2,275m), also located at the summit, focuses on mountain photography with temporary and permanent exhibitions, including the “hall of mirrors”.

Alta Badia

Alta Badia is located in the heart of the Dolomites, in the region of Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. This resort is particularly appreciated for its welcoming atmosphere and its harmonious integration with the local Ladin culture, which is reflected in the architecture, gastronomy and traditions of the region.

Alta Badia offers approximately 130 kilometers of skiable slopes and its minimum and maximum altitudes range from 1,324 to 2,550 meters, which are particularly known for their scenic beauty and their suitability for families and intermediate skiers. The area is well connected to the rest of the Dolomiti Superski, especially through the famous Sella Ronda route and among the relevant peaks of the Alta Badia ski area are Piz Sorega, La Crusc and Piz La Ila.

Slopes for beginners and skiers with some experience: The slopes are mostly gentle and wide, ideal for less experienced skiers or those who prefer a more relaxed skiing such as La Fraina and Col Alto.
Slopes for advanced skiers: There are also options for more advanced skiers, including some challenging black runs and opportunities for off-piste skiing. The Gran Risa and Vallon-Boè slopes are highly recommended.

Alta Badia is particularly famous for its culinary offerings such as the Gourmet Skisafari held at the beginning of the season with star chefs cooking on the slopes.

The region has several high quality restaurants on the slopes, some of which have been recognized with Michelin stars. Typical dishes combine Italian cuisine with Tyrolean influences, offering a unique gastronomic experience. If you are passionate about gastronomy, we recommend you visit Moritzino Club, located in Piz La Ila, known for its excellent cuisine. If you want to have a good time and put one of your best costumes in your ski suitcase, you can’t miss the Ski Carousel Vintage Party. It’s a retro ski celebration with costumes from bygone eras that’s more than fun.

Val Gardena / Alpe di Siusi

Val Gardena, along with Alpe di Siusi, is located in the heart of the Trentino-Alto Adige Dolomites. This area is famous for its breathtaking mountain scenery and rich Ladin culture. Val Gardena is one of the most popular areas within the Dolomiti Superski, known for its accessibility to the famous Sella Ronda route.

Val Gardena / Alpe di Siusi offers more than 175 kilometers of skiable slopes that suit all skill levels. This extensive ski terrain ensures a variety of experiences, from gentle slopes for beginners to challenging descents for experts.

Beginner areas: Wide blue runs such as Mont de Seura and Palmer, perfect for those just starting to ski.
Intermediate and expert skiers: An abundance of red and black runs such as Saslong and Ciampinoi offer more significant challenges and the opportunity to experience thrilling descents.

The valley is known for its woodcraft and carving traditions. Visitors can explore local workshops where everything from toys to sophisticated sculptures are created. It is also famous for hosting annual international skiing events and the Südtirol Gardenissima: the world’s longest ski race in its category.

Val di Fassa / Carezza

Val di Fassa, along with Carezza, is located in the Trentino region of Italy and is part of the majestic Dolomites mountain range. This valley is known for its stunning natural scenery and for being a meeting point of Italian and Ladin cultures, offering a rich and diverse experience in both skiing and culture.

Val di Fassa / Carezza offers more than 120 kilometers of skiable slopes, distributed in several sectors that suit skiers of all levels.

Beginner areas: Wide and less steep slopes such as Pra di Tori or Fraine, ideal for those who are taking their first steps in skiing.
Expert skiers eager to go down mythical slopes: Variety of red and black slopes that provide greater challenges and exciting routes such as the slope named after one of the best skiers in history (Alberto) Tomba or Aloch, including access to famous runs such as the Sella Ronda.

Val di Fassa is also known for its festivals and cultural events celebrating music, art and Ladin traditions. Of particular note is the Te Anter i Tobié (Festival celebrating local Ladin culture and traditions) or Marcialonga which is a famous cross-country ski race that crosses several valleys.

In addition the valley is home to several museums and cultural centers that explore the history and traditions of the region, providing visitors with a deeper understanding of its rich cultural heritage.

Arabba / Marmolada

The highest point of Dolomiti Superski is located in Marmolada, offering challenging slopes and panoramic views. Arabba, together with the Marmolada area, offers access to the Marmolada glacier, the highest point of the entire Dolomiti Superski. This area is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and for offering some of the most challenging and exciting slopes in the region. Arabba and Marmolada also have a reputation for the night ski mountaineering competition around the Sella massif (Sellaronda Skimarathon) and for the Big Laugh Festival in a cultural celebration that includes local music and gastronomy.

Arabba / Marmolada has approximately 63 kilometers of skiable slopes, with a variety of terrain that appeals to both experienced skiers and those in search of adventure at higher altitudes in one of the world’s largest skiable domains.

Beginner slopes: Although limited, there are some gentle runs suitable for beginners in the Arabba area. For the little ones and beginners, we recommend Baby and Salere.
Experienced skiers: The main attraction of this area are its red and black runs such as Portavescovo or Bellunese, including the famous descents from the top of the Marmolada, which offer exceptional alpine skiing experiences and spectacular views.
3 Cime (Tre Cime di Lavaredo)

The 3 Cime ski area, also known for the iconic Tre Cime di Lavaredo mountain group, is located in the Trentino-Alto Adige region. It is famous for its impressive rock formations and landscapes that attract photographers and adventurers from all over the world and is one of the most photogenic spots of the Dolomiti Superski. This ski destination is ideal for those looking to combine winter sports with spectacular natural views. If we have to highlight famous events in 3 Cime we would choose the mountain race around the iconic Tre Cime (Drei Zinnen Alpine Run) and the Olala International Street Theater Festival which is a street theater festival that takes place in the region during summer.

3 Cime offers about 93 kilometers of skiable slopes covering a variety of difficulty levels, although it is particularly known for its family-friendly atmosphere and accessible slopes for beginners and intermediate skiers.

Slopes for beginner and intermediate skiers: Most of the slopes are gentle and well maintained such as Baranci or Croda Rossa. These types of Dolomiti Superski slopes in 3 Cime are ideal for less experienced skiers or those who enjoy more leisurely skiing.
Options for skiers with a certain level may opt for more challenging slopes such as Raut and Holzriesey. Ski touring routes that take advantage of the naturally varied terrain and elevations of the area are spectacular and well marked.

Val di Fiemme / Obereggen

Val di Fiemme and Obereggen are two connected ski areas within the Trentino-Alto Adige Dolomites, known for their lush conifer forests and majestic views of the world’s largest skiable mountains. Val di Fiemme in particular has hosted major Nordic skiing events and is renowned for its vibrant sporting atmosphere. Of particular note is the Festival del Puzzone di Moena DOP where you can taste the famous local cheese accompanied by various activities and local music or the Marcialonga Ski and Running sporting event that combines cross-country skiing and running.

Val di Fiemme / Obereggen offers approximately 100 kilometers of skiable slopes, designed to satisfy skiers of all levels.

Beginner slopes: slopes such as Cianross and Tresca are friendly and safe, ideal for those who are learning or prefer a more relaxed descent.
Expert skiers: Numerous red runs and some black runs, such as Agnello and Maierl, provide enough challenge to keep more experienced skiers entertained and engaged.

Dining options in the area reflect Trentino’s rich gastronomic heritage, with dishes often including local ingredients such as cheese, apples and cured meats. Val di Fiemme is also known for its focus on cultural events, including music festivals and traditional local celebrations. In addition, Val di Fiemme has implemented several green initiatives to minimize its environmental impact, including the use of renewable energy and sustainability programs in its ski operations.

San Martino di Castrozza / Passo Rolle

San Martino di Castrozza and Passo Rolle are located in the Trentino region, part of the Eastern Dolomites. This area is known for its spectacular natural environment, its coniferous forests surrounded by impressive peaks such as the Pale di San Martino group, which provides a dramatic setting for winter activities.

San Martino di Castrozza / Passo Rolle offers around 60 kilometers of skiable slopes that are well suited to a variety of skill levels.

Slopes for beginners: There are several gentle slopes, such as Cigolera and Prà delle Nasse that are perfect for beginners or families with young children.
Advanced levels: Intermediate runs and some challenging runs such as Direttissima and Tognola Uno offer good opportunities for more experienced skiers looking to improve their skills or enjoy thrilling descents.

Also, if you like cheese, you’ll be in luck as San Martino di Castrozza-Passo Rolle hosts the Primiero Cheese Festival. If music is more your thing, the Sounds of the Dolomites will captivate you with its series of classical and jazz concerts in beautiful open-air venues.

Rio Pusteria – Bressanone

Rio Pusteria, also known as Mühlbach, together with Bressanone (Brixen), is located in the Trentino-Alto Adige region. This area combines the charm of small alpine villages with easy access to ski slopes, making it an attractive option for families and those who prefer a quieter, less crowded environment.

Rio Pusteria – Bressanone offers about 55 kilometers of skiable slopes, which are especially suitable for beginners and intermediates, although there are also some challenging slopes for more advanced skiers.

Beginner ski slopes: Wide and gently sloping, such as La Plose and Trametsch are perfect for those learning to ski.
Intermediate and advanced skiers: Red and black runs such as Pfannspitz and Palmscho provide interesting challenges and allow more experienced skiers to enjoy more exciting descents.

And as it’s not all about skiing in the world’s largest ski area, the annual gastronomic event Eisacktaler Kost celebrating the local wines and products of the Isarco Valley or the magnificent traditional Christmas Market in Bressanone are also worth mentioning.

Alpe Lusia / San Pellegrino

Alpe Lusia and San Pellegrino are located in the Trentino-Alto Adige region, known for their stunning mountain scenery and family atmosphere. These areas offer convenient access to a variety of winter activities in a quiet and less crowded environment than the larger resorts. The infrastructure of Alpe Lusia / San Pellegrino includes modern ski lifts that help reduce waiting times and facilitate access to all ski areas. The region is also equipped with a complete artificial snow system, ensuring optimal conditions throughout the season. One of the festivals not to be missed if you are in the Dolomitis Superski area is the Festa ta Mont , which celebrates mountain culture with local food, music and crafts as well as the Moonlight Classic Alpe di Siusi night cross-country ski race.

Between Alpe Lusia and San Pellegrino, skiers will find approximately 100 kilometers of skiable slopes, offering a good mix of difficulties for all levels.

Beginner slopes: There are numerous gentle and wide slopes, such as Chalet Valbona and Le Cune which we consider ideal for those just starting out or for families with children.
Experienced skiers: Red and black runs provide more significant challenges, such as Col Margherita and La Volata including off-piste skiing options for the more adventurous.

Civetta

Civetta is located in the Veneto region, in the heart of the Dolomites. This area is known for its family-friendly and accessible atmosphere, offering a quieter and less commercial skiing experience than the larger resorts. Civetta is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites community, ensuring spectacular views and a well-preserved natural environment in one of the largest skiable domains in the world.

Civetta offers approximately 80 kilometers of skiable slopes, which are well suited to both beginners and more experienced skiers.

Beginner slopes: there are gentle and wide slopes that are ideal for those who are learning to ski. If we have to choose, we would go for Cristelin, or Pian del Crep.
Advanced and expert skiers: for those looking for more challenge and excitement, nothing better than descending the Foppe or Tamer slopes to ensure a big dose of adrenaline while enjoying the idyllic scenery.

Civetta’s family atmosphere is enhanced by the carnival with traditional costumes and parades Carnival in Val di Zoldo and the festival celebrating adventure sports with films and conferences Civetta Adventure Awards.


Dolomiti Superski is impressive not only for its size and the number of slopes it offers, but also for the quality of its facilities and the natural beauty that surrounds it.