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La Villa Resort Overview

Perched at 1,433m and reaching heights of 2,778m, La Villa is located in the heart of the Italian Dolomites. This quaint resort is a gateway to the vast Dolomiti Superski area, offering 1,200km of varied, skiable terrain. 

The charming resort, developed in the 1930s, offers a range of accommodation options, from cosy chalets and holiday apartments to luxury hotels, most of which are conveniently located near the slopes. The resort enjoys consistent snowfall throughout the ski season, typically running from late November to early April. 

Skiing in La Villa

La Villa provides an exceptional skiing experience for all, with an impressive 130km of pisted terrain to explore. The resort offers three types of ski passes: a beginner’s ski pass, a local area pass for the Alta Badia region, and the Dolomiti Superski pass, covering the full 1,200km of pistes.

The resort boasts gentle slopes for beginners, including two nursery slopes in the centre of the resort. The Pralongià and Santa Croce are some of the best runs for beginners. For intermediates, the options are endless, with countless red runs to conquer. We recommend trying the Gran Risa, one of the most challenging black runs in the area, for more advanced skiers.

La Villa is also a paradise for cross-country skiers, with 38km of cross-country trails to explore. The Armentarola circuit is particularly recommended, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains. 

Is La Villa Family-friendly?

La Villa is an excellent ski resort for families, with a range of ski-in-ski-out accommodation available. The resort is well-suited to skiers of all abilities and offers plenty of family-friendly amenities, including child-friendly restaurants and a variety of non-ski activities. The resort also provides family lift pass deals and discounts for children under the age of 16.

Après-Ski Scene in La Villa

La Villa has a lively après ski scene, despite its size, with a range of bars and cafes to choose from. The most popular après ski venue is the L’Murin, which offers live music and a great atmosphere. Other popular spots include the Hotel Savoy’s bar and the cosy Stube at the Hotel La Majun.

Dining in La Villa

La Villa offers a range of excellent dining options. Piz la Ila Restaurant offers gourmet cuisine with stunning mountain views, while the Restaurant La Bercia serves traditional Ladin dishes in a cosy setting. For a quick snack on the slopes, we recommend the Pralongià Hut or the Ütia de Bioch.

How to Get to La Villa

The quickest way to get to La Villa from the UK is to fly to Innsbruck Airport which is a 2h transfer. Other nearby airports include Venice Marco Polo Airport (3h), and Verona Villafranca Airport (3h 30m). If you’re travelling by train, the nearest station is Brunico (35m). If you choose to drive to La Villa, there is ample parking available near the resort.

La Villa Insider Tips

  • Enjoy a drink at the Moritzino igloo bar, a unique experience not to be missed.
  • Apart from skiing, there are plenty of other activities in the resort, including snowshoeing and ice skating.  
  • Try the traditional Ladin cuisine at the Rifugio Bioch. 
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views from the Piz la Ila panoramic terrace.


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