At 1568m, Corvara is a top ski destination in Italy’s South Tirol. It is the main resort of the Alta Badia, perhaps the most scenic valley in one of the world’s largest linked ski networks. Skiing from Corvara will simply enchant you. Above the village, miles of intermediate runs radiate the glorious Pralongia plateau, your link to a wider paradise.
Local attractions include: La Villa – with its Gran Risa (the men’s World Cup GS); the Hidden Valley – constantly heralded as the world’s most beautiful ski run; San Cassiano & Colfosco – exquisite Tirolean resorts for you to drop into.Corvara lies bang on the famed Sellaronda, providing a snowbound orbital highway, which will get you quickly to destinations such as Arabba Marmolada, Selva Val Gardena and Canazei in the Val di Fassa.
As for Collett’s, with 30 years of experience in Dolomiti Superski, we will find your perfect accommodation, nice and close to the lifts, whether you stay local or set off on the Sellaronda to clock up the miles.Navigation is easy for experienced independent skiers; pick a destination and follow the signs. You will soon be glad you came.
Whilst Corvara is good for beginners, a Collett’s Sellaronda ski holiday is for independent couples and/or groups. We book your accommodation and provide airport transfers. Also, our Winter Team is here should problems arise, but otherwise we leave you to it, so that the skiing holiday of a lifetime unfolds at your pace, within everyone’s comfort zone.
At a glance
16 December 2023 – 17 March 2024
(Saturday to Saturday)
Half Board – from £995
Bed and Breakfast – from £825
Self Catering – from £695
Accommodation – we can provide anything from 5* hotel luxury to traditional self-catering.
Airport Transfers – to and from Venice Marco Polo
(Private Transfers – are also available to and from Innsbruck, Venice or Treviso)
6 Day Ski Plan – Collett’s is all about memorable ski days. You’re free to explore Dolomiti Superski at your own pace, safe in the knowledge that our routes are tried and tested gems, and you have everything you need to self guide.
The Collett’s Winter Team – no matter which accommodation you choose, essential representation in the event of an emergency is always on hand.
Make your own way to Venice Marco Polo, then join our complimentary airport transfer to Arabba. Alternatively private transfers are also available from Venice Marco Polo, Innsbruck or Treviso.
These take about 2½hrs and depart at 1400 every Saturday.
Your flight must land before 1330.
Expect an early start ! Our transfers depart Arabba at 0700.
Your return flight must take off after 1200.
Please recognise that our airport transfers are not personal taxis, so if you would prefer to keep your waiting time to a minimum on your travel days, then consider booking a private transfer. These work well for groups of 4 or more – contact us for more details.
Ski Carriage must be pre-booked and costs £15 return per set
Our 6 Day Ski Plan is designed to showcase the highlights of Dolomiti Superski – including both the ‘must dos’ and the secret ‘quieter corners’ we have discovered over the past 25 years. Our proposals are a mix of circular tours and ‘out and backs’ which nurture orientation quickly – but ultimately you choose what to do and when to do it. Such is the waymarking here, navigation is easy: pick a destination; plot your route and follow the signs.
Rest assured that throughout your holiday, should you need emergency assistance our Winter Team will always be on hand to help you should you need them.
Day 1 - Arrive
Make your own way to Venice (or Innsbruck/Treviso if meeting a private transfer)
Our transfers leave Venice Marco Polo every Saturday at 1400 and take about 2½hrs. Arrive in Corvara and settle in to your chosen accommodation.
Day 2 - Pralongia Plateau
Not really a plateau at all – the perfect first day is only a short ski from Arabba.
An endless feast of blues and reds radiate into sensational snowy landscapes with awe-inspiring backdrops. Beautifully manicured, tree-lined pistes are interspersed with charming rifugios. This is a good day for local orientation.
Orange Sella Ronda
A jewel in the crown of Dolomiti Superski that passes right through Arabba.
27kms of spectacular pistes that circumnavigate the colossal Sella massif, dropping you into fabulous resorts as you go: the Val di Fassa, the Val Gardena & Corvara.
The Hidden Valley (& Super 8 Circuit)
Today we give you the most scenic piste on the planet.
Sheer cliff faces line this wonderful red piste as it winds itself down the the awaiting horse drawn carriages.
Queen of the Dolomites – at 3343m our highest peak.
Arabba is the Dolomiti Superski’s gateway to the Marmolada and skiing from its summit on a 12km red run will surely be a highlight of your stay.
The mountain towers behind Arabba, if looking from the north. You cannot see it from the village itself, but you will have certainly enjoyed views of it on all three of our proposals so far.
A peaceful corner of the Dolomiti Superski
Situated on the edge of the piste map, these long scenic red runs will live long in the memory. With a choice of Rifugio lunch stops, all with panoramic views.
The Green Sella Ronda
Another 27kms of blue and red adventure.
You get to do a big-hitting classic itinerary on quieter pistes. Just follow the Green Sella Ronda signs and end your holiday on a high.
Day 8 - Depart
Our Airport Transfers leave early in the morning and your return flight must depart after 11am. Private transfers are also available on any day – please contact us for more details.
La TambraA traditional 3* hotel providing heart-warming food and comfortable rooms. The main ski lifts are within a 5-minute walk with a daily ski bus stopping outside.
Pension AngeloWith sweeping views across the village Pension Angelo benefits from being just 200m from the nearest lift and blue run - offering excellent access to all levels of skier.
4* & 5* Luxury
Sporthotel Panorama, CorvaraEnjoy gourmet food, sensational views and genuine hospitality. An extensive spa includes an indoor pool, saunas and steam baths, all just 100m from the pistes.
Hotel Col AltoThis sophisticated hotel combines the cosiness of traditional alpine design with contemporary elegance - the perfect blend of warm hospitality and comfort, with a touch of indulgence to round off the experience.
Hotel Marmolada, CorvaraThe food is gourmet; the spa and indoor pool stunning; and the bedrooms sumptuous. This is a highly desirable option for discerning skiers who like to stay in the heart of a resort.
Hotel La Perla, CorvaraLiving the Dolomites dream. Attractively secluded at the heart of the village, this ‘ski in ski out’ treasure has a Michelin Star and is often listed in the World’s Top 100.
Need to Knows
Booking Conditions – be sure to read our full terms and conditions here before booking.
At Your Own Risk – please read the important notes here.
Travel Advice – check your government’s travel advisory for up-to-date information and advice about your destination. For UK citizens, check the latest Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office advice here.
Passport & Visa – any questions should be directed to the relevant embassy of your destination country; find out more here. It is your responsibility to be in possession of a full passport, valid for your chosen destination.
Travel Insurance – having adequate and valid travel insurance is a condition of booking with us. Details of our insurance partner, Campbell Irvine, are here.
Health Information – You should carry either an European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or a Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) Neither is an alternative to adequate travel insurance. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/
ABTA – Independent travel advice and help is always available from ABTA by calling 020 3117 0599 or visiting www.abta.com.