About the resort of San Cassiano
San Cassiano is located in the Alta Badia Valley and is part of the Dolomiti Superski ski area. Tourists come to the resort town for adrenaline and an unforgettable experience. There are a lot of slopes in the area, on which you can test your strength and feel at one with nature.
San Cassiano is located at an altitude of 1,537 meters. The resort town is surrounded on all sides by mountains, protecting it from cold winds. Thanks to a good location the ideal microclimate with low humidity and a soft crumbly snow cover is created.
The altitude difference is 1,400-2,700 meters. Skiing season starts in November and ends in April.
All resorts in Alta Badia include 95 excellently prepared slopes. The total length of the routes is more than 130 km. Of these:
- 70 км – blue;
- 52 км – red;
- 8 км – black.
If you want to diversify the routes, you can move to other slopes around the Sella massif and take the Sella Ronda circumnavigation. The longest slopes are prepared for the toughest skiers:
- Lagazuoi – 8 500 метров;
- Vallon – Corvara – 4 300 метров.
Stable snow cover is provided by 392 snow guns, located almost along each run. For lovers of cross-country skiing there are a lot of flat tracks.
There are several ski schools at the resort, where experienced instructors can help you master the skills of skiing and improve your skills.
The elevator network connects San Cassiano with other popular resorts. As a result, the skiing area increases to 1,200 kilometers. Every skier can find a fascinating route for himself.
Elevators and ski-basses
53 elevators with a variety of transportation options carry more than 84,000 people per hour. A ski-bus service runs between the resort areas. The cost of the pass depends on the length and zone of skiing, as well as the age of the tourist. Discounts are available for children and senior citizens.
For lovers of active recreation
Between “La Frëina” and “Ciampai” is a free snow-park with a variety of jumps and opportunities for bordercross. The Alta Badia Valley has excellent conditions for freeride.
San Cassiano can rightly boast a huge number of catering establishments for different budgets Foodies will be thrilled to visit the highly awarded Michelin-starred restaurants.
There are luxurious cafes and restaurants along the slopes with incredible views of the picturesque nature. In the evenings there are night discos.
Entertainment & Leisure
In San Cassiano every guest can find entertainment to his/her liking:
- Ice rink;
- Horseback riding;
- Sleigh rides;
- mountain climbing.
Hotels offer a full range of various services for a comfortable stay: saunas and swimming pools, fitness rooms and beauty salons. In the vicinity of the spa town you can see the local attractions:
- The 15th-century church, located on Mount Santa Croce; Castle Ciastel de Tor;
- Ursus Ladinicus Bear Cave and Museum;
- The Renee Art Gallery in Colfosco;
- Numerous viewpoints on the slopes of the mountains.
Where to stay
A big advantage of San Cassiano is the variety of accommodation options. Depending on financial capabilities and personal preferences, guests of the resort town can choose:
- Hotels and apartments;
- Guest houses and chalets.
Many hotels are family-oriented recreation with children. For them are provided comfortable rooms, and restaurants have special menus. In the vicinity of the town are open mini-clubs, where the children with pleasure engaged in experienced educators.
How to get there
San Cassiano is 420 kilometers from Milan Malpensa Airport. It is most convenient to pre-book a transfer from Elite Royal Cars, which will help save time on the road. Tourists will spend 4.5 hours on the way.