Cosmopolitan Breuil-Cervinia (2,050 m asl) is the undisputed ski capital. In fact the winter season lasts a long six months (the longest season in Aosta Valley) and in summer it is possible to ski on the Plateau Rosà glacier (3,500 m asl). Modern fast lift systems means ski connections also with Valtournenche and Zermatt (Switzerland) and these resorts make up the “Cervino Ski Paradise”, a snow paradise. The resort’s ski story started 80 years ago with the first cableway Cervinia-Plan Maison (inaugurated in 1936). The area was an already famous mountaineering hub from 1865 with the first ascent of the Matterhorn.
In Cervinia everything is in walking distance, including the lift systems and means you can leave your car in the garage during your stay. The town is made up of residential homes and modern hotels, many with wellness centres, offering guests relaxation and memorable moments. Numerous after ski ideas from shopping to pre-dinner drinks with tastes of local produce, Alpine Guide’s museum visits and dinner of local gastronomical fair in the many restaurants. Don’t miss summer; hiking, mountain biking, mountain huts and the Matterhorn reflecting in the famous blue lake.