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Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area

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Address: Piazzale Funivie, 11021 Breuil-Cervinia, Italy
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+39 0166 944311
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An infinite snowy area that begins at 1,524 metres, in Valtournenche,...

An infinite snowy area that begins at 1,524 metres, in Valtournenche, embraces Breuil-Cervinia, rises up to 3,480 metres of Plateau Rosà, touches the 4,000 m peak of Piccolo Cervino, climbes up to 4,478 m to the top of the Cervino. An area where the infinite snow continues on the Swiss side to Zermatt. An area where the snow is the setting of sport, holidays and fun. The tourism vocation of Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche had it’s beginning more than two hundred years ago. Excursionists and academics were the pioneers of a tourism that united sport, scientific study and intellectual exchange. In 1936, a new Breuil-Cervinia was created. The construction of the first cable car was a cutting-edge work of engineering excellence. The Hotel Gran Baita situated at the foot of the slopes, with the cable car departure station annexed to it, anticipates by over half a century the concept of an integral complex for skiing. Breuil-Cervinia became the Queen of the snow. From sport to cinema, politics and commerce, those who count meet here. Innovation, in Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche, is the key word. New ways to practice sport, new ways to enjoy a holiday, new services to allow more free time. The technology is not limited to the rapid lift systems, but also to the territorial fibre optic network that allows the information to be transmitted in real time. Time and space dimensions have changed thanks to the e-skipass, to the keycard and to the hotel reservation system via the internet. 350 thousands web navigators every month visiting the site to check out the webcams, weather reports, lift status and snow conditions. In Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche, collaboration between the operators in the area guarantees guests quality and state of the art solutions.

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A snow sure resort with plenty of wide cruisey runs.

Skied her in February and had a mostly good time. Because of the altitude there are no trees so your'e easily "whited out" when it snows or visibility is poor. Made a mistake on... read more

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Skied her in February and had a mostly good time. Because of the altitude there are no trees so your'e easily "whited out" when it snows or visibility is poor. Made a mistake on our lift pass because we bought full area which covers Zermatt, however it's only cost effective if you ski there at least twice and the high... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were group of older skiiers staying at Club med in Cervinia. We all enjoyed these slopes .We had excellent weather and snow conditions but it appears that the area suffers form high winds on occasions that can close a substantial number of lifts. There are a couple of pommers and draglifts that are long and some skiers found them... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A well-known resort with links to the Zermatt ski area. Great skiing on the Italian side, vast area if you include the Swiss side...

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most amazing views, wide slopes, no queues in march great places to eat. Loved lunch at pitstop!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cervinia skiing area is extremely suitable for family skiing. The alopes are mostly blue/red and there are only few black slopes. The slopes on Zermatt side are more demanding. The area is large including connected Zermatt and Valtornance areas. The highest lift is at 3900 meters and Zermatt side features glacier skiing in summer. Get up early, as Cervinias gondola... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful hills, well prepared, no lack of variety... We enjoyed a sunny week with excellent skiing options. Good restaurants along the way.

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Hauppauge, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The mountains and views in Cervinia are beyond amazing! We had plenty of snow and sun during our week stay. The trails were similar, boring, and easy. We went off piste and that was extreme! Well it wasn't really off piste, just a closed trail. I'm not entirely sure why the trail was closed but a lot of people were... More 

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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good snow remember you are at2500m drink plenty of water then back to hotel all drinks inc you tend to stay in hotel its all in but town is 5 mins down hill 15mins back uphill all in all v good

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous slopes, many great for intermediate skiers. Nice to cross into Switzerland & see the other side of the Matterhorn.

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Galati, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skiing is possible here at high altitude, without the freezing sensantion as sun is keeping warm all day. If not into sky so much, their is a chance for sunbathing. Ski slopes are mainly for intermediates and offers great panoramas.

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