Cervinia, at an altitude of a little over two thousand metres, is one of the highest ski resorts in the Alps and guarantees good snow cover throughout the season. With one hundred and forty kilometres of pisted runs and with direct access to Zermatt, the skiing and boarding opportunities are almost endless and accommodate all levels of expertise. Ski schools provide excellent ski tuition from the age of five and board tuition from the age of seven. There are crèche facilities from six months to four years. Since places are limited early booking is recommended.
Cervinia’s hotels and apartments provide accommodation to suit most budgets. Its restaurants serve a diverse cuisine and cater for most tastes and pockets and there are a good number of shops. Cervinia’s bars and pubs provide a lively nightlife. A Cervinia ski holiday offers excellent skiing in a stunning landscape with fun and excitement for all the family, both on and off the slopes.
Why Go To Cervinia?
Having access to a total of four hundred and fifty kilometres of pisted slopes, Cervinia offers levels of difficulty to suit everyone. It is a picturesque village with a warm and welcoming atmosphere that offers a lively après ski scene. It is considered to be great value for money.
Who Is Cervinia Popular With?
A Cervinia ski holiday is popular with a wide range of skiers and boarders, including families, as the slopes accommodate all levels of ability from novices to experts. The lively nightlife attracts groups of young skiers.
When To Go To Cervinia
The Cervinia ski season lasts from the beginning of December until the first week of April.
Cervinia - The Place
Cervinia is an Italian resort high in the mountains above the tree line with the rugged Matterhorn towering above. Its one hundred and forty kilometres of pisted runs are accessed by thirty lifts and provide for all levels of ability. Novices have a good choice of nursery slopes close to the village where with the help of expert tuition they will quickly progress to the many blue runs further up the mountains. Intermediate skiers have the widest choice with the link to Zermatt trebling the number of runs including long red runs that are very popular with confident skiers. Advanced skiers have a choice of seven black runs as well as some very challenging terrain over the border in Zermatt. Cervinia’s wide slopes are ideal for novice snowboarders who also benefit from a snow park with jumps and a half pipe. Thirty lifts give quick and easy access to the slopes but it should be noted that in high winds only the T bars will function. Ski schools offer excellent tuition for skiers from the age of five and from boarding from the age of seven.
Cervinia has a good range of accommodation that suits most budgets. Many hotels and apartments have door step skiing. Restaurants serve an eclectic menu that satisfies most tastes and bars and pubs provide a lively nightlife. To complete your holiday satisfaction, Cervinia's recreational activities and facilities include an ice rink, an indoor swimming pool, a bowling alley, a cinema and a gymnasium.
A Cervinia Ski holiday has much to offer. Its wide slopes are ideal for families and novices and the Ventina, at over eleven kilometres, is one of the longest runs in Europe.
Cervinia’s bars, pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants all combine to provide a lively nightlife. Some offer live music, others have discos where you can dance until the early hours of the morning. There is also a casino and a cinema. Those who wish to continue with the sporting theme can participate in night skiing, bowling, skating and tobogganing.
Cervinia shopping provides for all your holiday essentials, including sporting equipment and clothing. There are also a good number of specialist shops from jewellers and fashion boutiques, to gift and souvenir shops.
Cervinia’s restaurants serve a wide variety of fare, from fast food to gourmet eating, and from traditional food to international cuisine. Pasta and pizza feature prominently on menus and rarely disappoint, especially when accompanied by a good Italian red.