Ortisei, in the popular Italian ski area of Val Gardena, sits in the heart of the Italian Dolomites. Known as a chic and elegant destination, Ortisei ski resort enjoys a cosmopolitan atmosphere. It’s one of three villages making up Val Gardena, and is favoured as one of the best ski resorts in the Dolomites. Discover Ortisei this winter, and enjoy a luxury ski holiday brimming with history, culture, beautiful scenery, and some of the best skiing in Italy…all while staying in one of the finest luxury ski chalets in Ortisei!
Ortisei ski resort sits at an altitude of 1,236m and joins Selva and S.Cristina in the Valley of Gardena. This Dolomites ski region has been awarded the accolade of Italy’s best ski resort from 2014 to 2022 at the World Ski Awards. From Ortisei, ski the 175km of pistes in Val Gardena and Alpe di Suisi / Seiser Alm area. A perfect base for family ski holidays in Italy, enjoy gentle blue and reds pistes in the Alpe di Suisi as well as plenty of intermediate and advanced ski runs in the wider Val Gardena area. Situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Dolomites, the surrounding views of the Sassolungo range and Puez-Odel National Park make for some of the most beautiful skiing in the Alps.
From the ski resort of Ortisei, when skiing on the Dolomiti Superski pass, skiers in Val Gardena have access to 500km of connected pistes. The Val Gardena ski region connects to the famous Sellaronda ski circuit and is an ideal base for a luxury ski holiday on the Sellaronda. The famous 27km long ski circuit in Italy links to the ski areas of Alta Badia, Arabba-Marmolada and Val di Fassa and incorporates great skiing for all levels, as well as a good choice of mountain restaurants.
Non-skiers in Ortisei can soak up the local Ladin culture and history at the Museum Gherdëina or enjoy winter activities in Ortisei such as sleigh rides, tobogganing, ziplining, paragliding, ice skating or snow-shoe trekking. There really are plenty of things to do in Ortisei! For an alternative ski experience, explore 80km of cross-country skiing in Val Gardena.
Ortisei resort is a fashionable destination, with a rich culture, and fascinating traditions. There’s a pedestrianised centre where visitors can admire the village’s traditional architecture, and explore the many restaurants in Ortisei, as well as boutiques and bars. A luxury ski chalet holiday to Italy is as much about food and drink as the skiing! There are plenty of restaurant choices to savour delicious traditional South Tyrolian cuisine, and gourmet dining can be found at Tubadel. For a real treat, discover the Michelin star restaurant in Ortisei, Anna Stuben, one of the best restaurants in Val Gardena.
For après ski in Ortisei, there’s a range of tempting choices. If looking for a party scene, try Siglu at the foot of the Ortisei-Alpe di Suisi gondola. Alternatively, La Cërcia Vinotheque in the centre of town is an exclusive wine and cocktail bar with an impressive local wine list; it’s the perfect choice for a pre-dinner drink before returning to the comfort of your luxury ski chalet in Ortisei.
When looking at destinations for a luxury ski holiday in Italy, there’s no place quite like Ortisei ski resort. Soak up the charming culture of this luxury Italian ski region, enjoy endless skiing in the Italian Dolomites and find a luxury ski chalet in Ortisei to match. Delectable local food and the stunning natural beauty that accompanies skiing in the Dolomites are just the icing on the cake of this luxury Italian ski resort!