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Alta Badia Resort Overview

Located in the heart of the Dolomites, Alta Badia is a sun-kissed, high-altitude ski resort, sitting at 1,324m with the highest ski lift reaching 2,778m. The resort is renowned for its spectacular panoramic views, 130 km of skiable terrain, and an array of stunning, ski-in-ski-out accommodation options, ranging from opulent hotels to cosy self-catered apartments.

Adored for its snow reliability, Alta Badia maintains a thick layer of snow throughout the ski season, typically running from December to April. The blend of Ladin culture, Italian cuisine, and world-class skiing makes Alta Badia an unmissable destination for ski enthusiasts.

Skiing in Alta Badia

Alta Badia is a paradise for skiers of all levels. The resort offers three lift pass options, a beginner’s ski pass, an Alta Badia-only ski pass, and the full Dolomiti Superski pass. The latter grants access to a staggering 1,200km of pisted terrain across 12 valleys.

The resort provides a myriad of gentle, wide slopes for beginners, such as the Boè and Col Alto. With 53 lifts and 130km of pistes in Alta Badia alone, intermediate and advanced skiers are spoilt for choice. We recommend exploring the stunning Sella Ronda circuit and the thrilling Gran Risa, a World Cup downhill course.

Alta Badia is also a haven for snowboarders, offering a well-maintained snowpark, Alta Badia Park, with a variety of kickers, rails, and boxes to test your freestyle skills.

Is Alta Badia Family-Friendly?

Alta Badia is an excellent resort for families, providing a safe, pedestrianised centre and a range of ski-in-ski-out accommodation. The resort caters to skiers of all abilities and offers numerous family-friendly facilities, including child-friendly restaurants, an ice-skating rink, and a sledging area. Alta Badia also provides family lift pass deals, ensuring an affordable and memorable family ski holiday.

Après-Ski Scene in Alta Badia

Alta Badia boasts a vibrant après-ski scene with numerous bars and restaurants to enjoy. From cosy wine bars like L’Murin to lively venues such as Las Vegas Lodge, you’ll find the perfect spot to unwind after a day on the slopes. 

Dining in Alta Badia

Alta Badia is a gastronomic delight, offering a variety of dining options both on and off the slopes. For on-mountain dining, Piz Boè Alpine Lounge offers a fusion of traditional and contemporary cuisine with breathtaking views. The Club Moritzino provides a unique dining experience, serving up gourmet dishes at 2,000m. 

In the resort, La Stüa de Michil offers Michelin-starred dining, while La Siriola serves innovative dishes in a stylish setting. For hearty local cuisine, Pizzeria Restaurant Fornella is a must-visit.

How to Get to Alta Badia

The quickest way to get to Alta Badia from the UK is by air. The nearest airports include Innsbruck Airport (133km), Venice Marco Polo Airport (190km), and Treviso Airport (184km). Regular shuttle services are available from these airports to Alta Badia. If you’re travelling by train, Brunico is the nearest station, followed by a short bus journey to the resort. For those choosing to drive, Alta Badia is easily accessible from the A22 Brenner Motorway.

Alta Badia Insider Tips

  • For a unique experience, try moonlight skiing on the Piz Sorega slope.
  • Enjoy a traditional Ladin dinner at Ütia de Bioch Hut.
  • Take the cable car to Piz La Ila for a breathtaking view of the Dolomites.
  • Indulge in the “Slope Food” culinary initiative, which allows you to taste gourmet dishes prepared by Michelin-starred chefs at various huts across the resort.


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