Skidortsguide för Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche
Skidortsguide för Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche (Cervinia)
- Acres(yta)för skidåkning:-
- Längdskidor:13 km
In the shadow of the Matterhorn, Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche is one half of the ski area linked with Zermatt, just over the boarder into Switzerland. Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche is an intermediate skiers paradise with kilometre after kilometre of wide open piste with an incredible vertical drop of 1,956 m (Plateau Rosà 3,480m to Valtournenche 1,524 m). Beginners will be equally pleased with a host of gentle pistes. Experts, however, may become slightly bored and forget that they are below one of Europe's major north faces. Experts may feel more at home just over the border in Zermatt. There are two snow parks at Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche: the Plan Maison area off the Fornet chairlift and at Zermatt, off the Furggsattel chairlift. Extensive snow making covers 53km of pistes (35%). The nearest airport is Turin Caselle (118km) but both of Milan's airports are also close enough to be good alternatives (Milan Malpensa 160km, Milan Linate 180km).
- Närmaste flygplatsen:Turin Caselle
- Närmaste tåget:Chatillon
- Turistinformation tel::+39 0166 944311
- Turistbyråns officiella hemsida:www.cervinia.it
- Boende nära skidbacken:yes
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WINTER SKI OPEN.
opening of the current (or next) season: 27 October 2018
closing of the current (or next) season: 05 May 2019
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- Issued:18 Mar
- Last Snowfall:18 March 2019
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Visitor Reviews of Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche
Sam RB from United Kingdom writes:
The justification for my review is explained in depth below. The short version is that if you are anything beyond a novice skier, this is not the resort for you. If you are in the process of picking a resort for an upcoming ski trip, you will find far better places for the same cost.
Hugely disappointed with Cervinia. Having skied a significant number of resorts across France, Switzerland, Austria etc. never have I been quite so frustrated.
Given the location and access to Zermatt, this should be a gem. However, even when conditions at the highest lifts in Cervinia were fantastic (blue sky and absent wind), the Zermatt links were still not opened. On the one day when the Zermatt link was opened, there was clearly no rush and it took until 10:30am to open it all. This reflects the general attitude of the resort staff. Lifts advertised as opening at 8:20 or 8:30 were often not open until well after 9am. Some days upper lifts were closed until gone 10am. Lifts were even closed earlier than advertised with staff clearly just wanting to leave as soon as possible. Even the piste bashing seemed half-hearted; for whatever reason they just were not of a quality found in other resorts. Staff in the ticket office all seemed unable to give the same figures for what the unnecessarily confusing pricing system was and misled us to our financial detriment. When confronted they were extremely rude.
Advertising the resort as a truly linked ski area with Zermatt is almost misleading. The odds of getting across the border are low.
The lift pass for just the Cervinia side is massively overpriced. Having spent the previous week in Ischgl, the lift passes are basically the same cost for 6 days. However, at Ischgl you get a hugely extensive well kept resort, extremely modern and efficient lift system, polite and hardworking staff, beautiful surroundings and town. Indeed the pass was comparatively expensive compared with many resorts I have visited recently including St Anton, Val d'Isere, L2A.
The pistes themselves are fabulous for total beginners but even intermediate skiers will become bored quickly. Black slopes are very straight forward, the reds that proliferate the resort would, in many cases, be blue elsewhere. The terrain is such that runs are mainly long flat sections interspersed with the odd downhill. This combined with the slow, exposed lifts makes for sheer tedium.
The lift system is by far the worst I have experienced anywhere in a major European resort. As other reviews have noted, the lift buildings in some cases look like something from war torn Aleppo. The lifts are excruciatingly slow, often without covers despite being exposed. Gondolas are slow and outdated, sometimes without proper seats. To get to the top of the resort/to Zermatt requires either 3 separate gondolas or a gondola and three separate chairs. In any modern resort the top would be reached by one or, at the most, two lifts.