Cervinia Travel Guide
Cervinia Ski Resort
- Nearest town: Aosta
- Resort Altitude (metres): 2050m
- Ski Season: October - May
- Mountain Range: Pennine Alps
- Number of Lifts: 27
- Highest Lift (metres): 3489m
- Lowest Lift (metres): 1439m
- Number of Slopes: 54
- Snowboarding: yes: park and half-pipe
- Cross Country (km): 8km
Cervinia Ski Information
Cervinia has a few nearby attractions that are worth visiting when you want to take a break from skiing. A good place to start your sightseeing adventure is the Museum of Sacred Art, which houses many old and interesting works relating to religion. Another place worth visiting is the Church of Antagnod, near Champoluc. You can also head off to Aosta, which has the Arch of Augustus which dates back to 24 B.C. when the Romans founded the town; and the ruins of a Roman theatre that date back to the 1st century B.C.
- Languages: Croatian Italian French German Serbian
- Temperatures: 4°C
- Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
- Emergency contact numbers: Police: 112
All Emergencies: 113
- Population: 672
- Religion: 84% Roman Catholic 6% Jewish Muslim Protestant
Pres Ski in Cervinia is on the quiet side, but tends to heat up over the weekends. There are a couple of nightclubs and a few bars that offer great venues for a fun night out after a dya's skiing. The resort has a number of excellent restaurants, which serve a wide range of traditional and Italian cuisine Other activities on offer include a bowling alley; a sports centre; a gym; an indoor swimming pool; an ice rink; and a sauna and hot tub.
Cervinia is situatedon the Italian side of the Matterhorn, and is lift-linked to Zermatt in Switzerland, which has 200km of its own runs. The majority of the runs are best suited for intermediates, with a number of good runs for beginners as well. Experts have a couple of good runs to choose from, but for any really good stuff, they should head over to Switzerland. Snow boarders also have some great runs to choose from, as well as a good snow park. Apres Ski in Cervinia is rather quiet and nightlife fairly limited, with a few non-ski activities on offer. This is a great place for beginners and intermediates who want to get down to some skiing.
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