78points

Val d’Isère

67points

Val Gardena

Val d’Isère
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41 facts in comparison

Val d’Isère vs Val Gardena

Val d’Isère
Val Gardena

How does Val d’Isère compare to Val Gardena?

  • 79 more ski slopes
    ?

    158vs79
  • 125km bigger skiable area
    ?

    300kmvs175km
  • 653meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1906metersvs1253meters
  • 21 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    29vs8
  • 55inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    74inchesvs19inches
  • 66 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    90vs24
  • 99.6inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    114.6inchesvs15inches
  • 101.32inches more snowfall (February)
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    111.32inchesvs10inches

How does Val Gardena compare to Val d’Isère?

  • 46 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    105vs59
  • 97km closer to nearest airport
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    47kmvs144km
  • 7 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    47vs40
  • 1hours longer opening hours
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    8hoursvs7hours
  • 0.5km longer ski run
    ?

    10.5kmvs10km
  • 38.91$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    29$vs67.91$
  • 71 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    98vs27
  • 926.18$ cheaper season ticket price
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    580$vs1506.18$

General info

1.mountain height

1906meters

1253meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

144km

47km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

7hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

3456meters

2453meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Val d’Isère
Val Gardena
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1550meters

1200meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

158

79

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

300km

175km

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

40

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.Allows off-piste skiing
Val d’Isère
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.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Val d’Isère
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.
6.Has a ski school
Val d’Isère
Val Gardena
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

59

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
Val d’Isère
Val Gardena
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has a bobsled track
Val d’Isère
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
Val d’Isère
Val Gardena
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has a golf course
Val d’Isère
Val Gardena
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

27

98

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

5

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
Val d’Isère
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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

74inches

19inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

114.6inches

15inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall february

111.32inches

10inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall april

124.15inches

19inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
5.snowfall january

104.7inches

21inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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