Dolomites On-Piste Skiing Safari

Christmas & New Years Ski Experience in the Dolomites

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a December visit to the Dolomites! This trip combines the enchanting Christmas charm and unforgettable days of skiing the Dolomites world-class on-piste terrain. It’s the perfect combination of peaceful mountain atmosphere and exhilarating skiing.

Trip Overview

This combination adventure offers true mountain charm with resort skiing at its best! There is no more ideal opportunity for passionate skiers to spend a week skiing some of the world famous on-piste ski tours in the Dolomites, all the while taking in the quaint charm of the local towns during the holiday season. Ski touring lets you discover the mountains in comfort with lifts and cable cars. No hiking, no snowshoeing, no skinning, just skiing, pure and simple. Choose from a variety of 16 routes through 12 valleys of the Dolomite chain, with runs for the entire family. You can explore miles of new terrain every day, with a different stop-in-your-tracks breath-taking vista around every corner. And because the itinerary is flexible, each day you can work with your guide to select the slopes or tour that is just right for you!
Boasting some of the most incredible ski resorts in the world, the Italian Dolomites offer something for everyone. With more than 1,500 vertical meters (5,000 vertical feet) of skiable terrain, the formula of 1+12+1200 works its magic here each winter: 1 Dolomiti Superskipass valid for 12 ski resorts encompassing 1,200 kilometers (746 miles) of prepared slopes! That’s certainly a lot of terrain to navigate – but don’t worry. Your Dolomite Mountains adventure includes a Professional UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Ski Guide each day who will show you the best slopes to match your interests and abilities. With an unparalleled 8 of 10 sunny days, and ample snowfall, the world-renowned mountain terrain of the Dolomites in winter is not to be missed.
After you hit the incredible slopes each day, you’ll have a unique opportunity to experience the magic of Italian Christmas Markets held area each year in celebration of the holidays. From dazzling lights and décor, to delicious tastes and smells, to local craftspeople peddling their handicrafts, you’re certain to be captivated by the holiday spirit and unforgettable Christmas magic in the mountains.
So if you are a passionate skier, looking for a full week packed with holiday celebration and incredible on-piste skiing, then this is the trip for you!

Highlights

  • Experience some of the best skiing on earth!
  • Enjoy the captivating scents, sounds and sights of the holiday season as you stroll through Cortina d’Ampezzo and its traditional Christmas Market
  • Get to know each Dolomiti Superski resort on its own, or choose from a bevy of ski tours and explore from resort-to-resort!
  • Discover the majestic beauty of the Dolomite mountains and discover the unique architecture, cuisine, and culture of the area

Day By Day

Trip itinerary may vary based on weather conditions, fitness levels and abilities of participants, and/or the recommendations of the Dolomite Mountains Team and your mountain guide. Daily mileage and altitude gain may vary depending on the device used.

  • Day 1

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo

  • Day 2

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo (B,D)

  • Day 3

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo (B)

  • Day 4

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo (B)

  • Day 5

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo (B)

  • Day 6

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo (B,D)

  • Day 7

    Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo (B)

  • Day 8

Accommodation

Great hotels with Dolomite Mountains. Whether intimate lodge, family run B&B, or luxury spa resort, our hotels are unique, eminently local, and hard to leave.

Want to learn more about our Luxury Hotels?            
Luxury accommodations in the Dolomites combine the ultimate in comfort and refinement. From five star hotels, Michelin star-rated restaurants, and pampering spas, just because you are in the mountains does not mean you cannot have a truly luxe Italian experience in the Dolomites! From the chic town of Cortina d’Ampezzo, a popular destination for the rich and famous, to the quiet and discreet luxury of San Cassiano in Alta Badia, you will find accommodations with credentials ranging from membership in the exclusive Relais & Châteaux to The Leading Hotels of the World! 

Prefer simpler accommodations?            

You can also book a custom departure of this trip using our charming hotels and B&Bs. For details, please contact us.

Check out our video gallery with some of the best free-ride videos in the Dolomites!

Check out the Christmas Market articles in our Winter Resources that detail each Christmas Market in the Dolomites!

Still want more? Why not extend your adventure!
Dolomite Mountains offers fantastic extensions that you can enjoy before or after your trip in the Dolomites. Explore VeniceVeronaLake GardaFlorence, or Milan, or any of the many other magical places found throughout Italy. There's no more perfect way to recover from jet lag upon arrival, or delay your return to reality at the end of your trip!

Cost

All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including, weather, road or trail conditions.

Prices for this trip are on request. Please contact us for a quotation.



     

Cost Includes:

  • Trip briefing
  • Logistics and map of the area
  • 7 nights accommodation in 4-star hotels in Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • All breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners 
  • Local English speaking Professional UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Ski Guide for 6 days
  • Dolomiti Superski Skipass
  • Local transportation
  • Local tourist tax
  • Italian VAT tax
Airport transfers available on request.
Ski equipment rentals available on request.

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