Alta Badia


Alta Badia: the ski resort with unique flair

Holidaying at the heart of the Dolomites

“Bëgnodüs!” Welcome to the Ladin valley of Alta Badia, nestled amidst the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites. Enjoy the unique lilting melody of Ladin, one of the oldest languages in the Alps, and marvel at how the delightful Ladin people bring their fascinating culture to life. You’ll soon see why Alta Badia has long been known as the “heart of the Dolomites”.

130 kilometres of sublime slopes, cutting-edge cable cars and lifts, fresh mountain air at heights of up to 2,700 metres above sea level, an entry point to the Sellaronda ski circuit – the attractions go on and on. This much is clear: the Alta Badia ski resort in the Dolomites offers a stunning variety of experiences and a direct connection to over 500 kilometres of slopes.

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Alta Badia is one of the 12 ski areas of Dolomiti Superski.
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Badia, at 1,324 m above sea level, is a testimonial of outstanding mountain architecture. The village is ideal for families with children and nature loving people, who can enjoy a relaxed holiday in an unspoilt environment. The skiing area at the bottom of Mt. Santa Croce (Sas dla Crusc) is connected with the Alta Badia ski carousel.


Situated at 1,645 m above sea level on the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Puez-Odle Nature Park, this calm and peaceful little place offers countless possibilities for a relaxing yet nevertheless active holiday.


Corvara is located in a favourable and sunny spot in the middle of the Dolomite hiking and skiing area on the Sellaronda, at the foot of the Sassongher mountain, situated at 1,568 m above sea level. There is a long tradition of visitors seeking out this place as a holiday destination.

La Val

La Val is situated some 1,348 m above sea level at the foot of the mighty Santa Croce group, right in the middle of the Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park. Surrounded by unspoilt mountain woods and pastures, the village is blessed with an incomparable beauty.

La Villa

La Villa lies at an elevation of 1,433 m above sea level in the centre of Alta Badia. Surrounded by the UNESCO World Heritage Pue-Odle and Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Parks, our Ladin mountain village is a popular holiday destination for genuine lovers of nature and active holidaymakers. 

San Cassiano

At the foot of the Dolomite peaks of Lavarela and Conturines, at 1,537 m above sea level, lies the charming little mountain village of San Cassiano. Along with a plethora of convivial and elegant restaurants – including two Michelin-starred restaurants – the village, which attracts an international clientele, offers a wide choice of accommodation, ranging from exclusive hotels, comfortable hostelries and holiday homesto family-run B&Bs and a camping site admidst pristine nature. 

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- Fun-filled skiing for families, beginners and connoisseurs

Fun-filled skiing for families, beginners and connoisseurs

Alta Badia is a ski resort straight out of the picture book: encircled by imposing rock faces and rugged ridges, its sun-kissed slopes provide the perfect blend of gentle descents and demanding downhill runs. Of the 130 kilometres of slopes available to ski fans at this resort in the Dolomites, 70 kilometres are category blue and thus ideal for families and beginners.

In addition to child-friendly slopes and accommodation, junior skiers can also sample a range of ski courses aimed at honing their skills. Explore the wide range of family activities now!

More experienced visitors and thrill-seeking skiers should head for the 50 kilometres of red slopes and eight kilometres of black slopes, while those in excellent physical condition are sure to enjoy the challenge posed by the famous Sellaronda ski circuit. As even the best and bravest skiers will tell you, it’s certainly not for the faint of heart!

Attention all snowboarders: Alta Badia ski resort is also home to a top-class snow park. At this fantastic facility located between the La Fraina and Ciampai slopes, freestylers are greeted by a terrific variety of set-ups covering a whole host of difficulty levels.

One ski pass, 130 kilometres of sublime slopes

No matter whether you’re an occasional skier, a holidaymaker or a seasoned veteran of the slopes, Alta Badia ski resort has a range of ski passes to suit all styles. The various one-day, multi-day and season tickets open the door to 53 lifts and 130 kilometres of perfectly groomed slopes in all difficulty levels.

Still not sure which ticket is right for you? Our dedicated price calculator is here to help!

Looking for the ultimate skiing experience? The unique Dolomiti Superski ski pass grants access to an incredible 1,200 kilometres of slopes across a total of twelve different ski resorts. Only one question remains: where to start?

Take a break at the rustic huts of Alta Badia

Looking forward to a soothing tea and a hot meal after a hard day’s skiing? Winter sports fans at Alta Badia ski resort are spoilt for choice, with around 40 mountain huts and restaurants serving up delicious dishes and a terrific atmosphere. All establishments are open for business by lunchtime at the latest and offer visitors a hearty slice of legendary Trentino hospitality. The wide-ranging options cater to virtually all tastes, covering everything from typical Italian specialities to fine wines and exquisite international cuisine.

Tip: with so many amazing options to choose from, trust your gut and see what takes your fancy!

Did you know that the residents of Alta Badia are called the “Ladin” in honour of their language? As the oldest inhabitants of the Alpine region, the Ladin differ from the Italians and Austrians primarily in terms of their cultural roots. Known for putting their heart and soul into Ladin traditions of mountain farming and handicrafts, the people ensure that these typical customs can be handed down to future generations by turning them into a key part of everyday life.

Tip: holidaymakers wanting to find out more about the Ladin people should head for the “Ciastel de Tor” museum.

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Sun skiing with a free day's skiing: pay for 6 days' accommodation, stay for 7


Super Classics

The major annual classic races in the Dolomites have become key dates on Europe's Ski World Cup calendar.




Attraction number 1: unbeatable access to the ski circuits

The central location of the sun-kissed Alta Badia ski resort is as unique as the panoramic views it commands. With access to 500 kilometres of connected slopes in the Dolomites, you won’t want to take off your skis! And as the Alta Badia resort is the entry point for the Sellaronda and the Gebirgsjägertour, you can tackle a new Alpine ski circuit every day.

Sellaronda – queen of ski circuits: skiing your way around the Sella massif is one of the true highlights of any winter holiday in Alta Badia. Enjoying a reputation extending far beyond Italy, the Sellaronda is among the most stunning ski circuits the country has to offer. Thanks to the perfect location, countless cable cars and lifts and wonderfully slopes, you can cover around 40 kilometres of slopes within a day.

Best of all: this superlative route leads you across four Dolomite passes – the Campolongo, the Pordoi, the Sella and the Gardena.

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Attraction number 2: awards and certificates

This ski resort amidst the Dolomites is ideal not only for passionate and athletic skiers, but also for children and those taking a more laid-back approach. In order to cater perfectly to all target groups, the Alta Badia ski resort has to provide top-class slope conditions, precision slope grooming and a highly enthusiastic team – and it delivers on all counts. This committed approach has seen the resort scoop a whole host of prominent honours and certificates: when awards season comes around, Alta Badia is always a leading contender.

Attraction number 3: meet top winter sports stars

For two days each winter, Alta Badia is transformed into a veritable who’s who of ski racing as the world’s best giant slalom performers battle over every last hundredth of a second on the Gran Risa slope in La Villa. This unmissable event at Alta Badia offers a unique opportunity for winter sports fans to see their idols in action up close and personal!

If Alta Badia offers what you’re looking for in a ski resort, book your winter holiday now and get ready to enjoy a legendary skiing experience.

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