58points

Cortina d’Ampezzo

67points

Val Gardena

Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
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36 facts in comparison

Cortina d’Ampezzo vs Val Gardena

Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena

How does Cortina d’Ampezzo compare to Val Gardena?

  • 24 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    32vs8
  • 0.5km longer ski run
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    11kmvs10.5km
  • 477meters higher summit
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    2930metersvs2453meters
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • 24meters higher base elevation
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    1224metersvs1200meters
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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  • Has a bobsled track
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  • Has lake/s
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How does Val Gardena compare to Cortina d’Ampezzo?

  • 13 more ski slopes
    ?

    79vs66
  • 60km bigger skiable area
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    175kmvs115km
  • 31 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    105vs74
  • 133km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    47kmvs180km
  • 15 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    47vs32
  • 55281 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    115238vs59957
  • 22 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    24vs2
  • 13$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    29$vs42$

General info

1.distance from airport

180km

47km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.summit height above sealevel

2930meters

2453meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.Is child friendly
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.months open yearly

5months

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
6.base elevation

1224meters

1200meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

66

79

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

115km

175km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

32

47

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.ski lifts total capacity

59957

115238

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

74

105

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of theaters

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.Has a spa
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has a bobsled track
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
5.Has an ice rink
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has snowmobile circuit
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

52

98

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of five star hotels

3

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.Has camping facilities
Cortina d’Ampezzo
Val Gardena
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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