Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Undiscovered Santa Caterina Ski Resort in Italy!

Santa Caterina is a quiet friendly village in the Valfurva Valley just above Bormio and not far from Bergamo in the Italian Alps. The natural scenery is very unspoilt and serene and its the perfect area for skiing. The ski resort sits at an altitude of 1738 km above sea level, in the heart of the Stelvio National Park. The village is typical of any Italian alpine village with wonderful Italian architecture and of course World Class Skiing.

If you decide to book Santa Caterina ski holidays, you will find on offer 34 km of slopes. There is 2 blue slopes, 12 red slopes and 2 black slopes. There is also a famous slope named after Deboarh Compagnoni who was inaugurated during the Alpine World Cup in 2005. There are 10 lifts including a new 8 seater gondola to the Valle dell'Alpe and the Sunny Valley hut which is also suitable for those not skiing and there is also a new 4 seater chairlift which travels up to the crest of Mount Sorberetta. The resort also offers night time skiing and other great facilities to make sure that you can make the most out of your time on the slopes.

Santa Caterina has become synonymous with snow, sun and fun. The favourable climate and an advanced artificial snow system guarantee perfect slopes from late November through to April. Although the area is better suited to intermediate skiers, beginners and children will have fun at the Tapis-roulant area, a modern place to learn how to ski with the ski instructors of the Ski and Snowboard school of Santa Caterina Valfurva.

You don't have to spend all your time skiing. Those of you who like doing different activities can also engage in nature walks in the snow or visit the famous Bormio Spa. The enchanted natural landscape gives you the possibility to discover the hidden gems and secrets of the valley. There are a number of excursions avaialble in the resort which you can enjoy as part of a group headed by the company of local guides.

There are also fantastic options for Apr├Ęs-ski. You can relax and make use of the wellness facilities in your hotel or choose from a number of superb restaurants and bars in the area. Or why not take part in other sports and activities.