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Cervinia resort information:

2050 - 3492 metres
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Breuil-Cervinia, famous as a winter and summer resort. It is situated at the south foot of the Matterhorn (Monte Cervino). The substantial ski area is linked with Zermatt, and their joint ski area comprises 62 lifts, giving access to far more challenging pistes on the Swiss side for which you can pay a daily supplement.

At 2,050m, with slopes rising to 3,883m, it is one of Europes most snow-sure resorts, a place where long runs right down to village level are pretty much certain from the beginning of December until early May. The resort is ideally suited to beginners and intermediates, with long, undemanding runs against a beautiful backdrop.


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Access: Cervinia is located at the head of its own valley, off the Aosta Valley, and is 140km (87 miles) from Turin airport, and is accessed from the Aosta - Turin motorway.. DriversCervinia village from the North and West should enter Italy through the Mont Blanc tunnel from Chamonix in France. The Gran San Bernardo tunnel from Switzerland brings drivers to the motorway at Aosta. From Aosta it is about 12 miles to Chtillon where you exit the A5 and head up the final 19 miles to Cervinia via Valtournenche. Chains should be carried in case of snowfall. Drivers from the south will arrive on the same motorway, the A5, from Turin or Milan, heading in the opposite direction.

There are five free and one chargeable car parks in the resort but cars tend to park anywhere, including in the pedestrian zones at weekends, which have only temporary barriers to stop them. The nearest rail station is at Chatillon, 27km (17 miles) away, from where there is a bus connection.

Cervinia in summer

The Matterhorn is world famous for climbing. There are also a number of normal rambling possibilities in Valtournenche. Summer ski area on the plateau Rosa with 9 ski-runs.

Cervinia in winter

Cervinia slopesThere are 18 lifts and railways for 44 ski runs with a length of 180 km. Connections to Zermatt. 7 km cross country ski runs.

Pistes :
140 km; blue: 34 km / red: 91 km / black: 15 km
Halfpipes:1. Funparks:1

Lifts/Trains :
Tow lifts:6
Chair lift/s:10
Cable car/s:2
Cable cabin/s:2

Going out/Aprs ski:
Restaurants : 30, Bars : 13, Cafes/tea rooms : 1, Wine bars : 1, Pubs : 5, Discos : 1, Cinema, Casino

Sport & Fitness all year:
Swimming Pool, Sauna/steam room, Solarium, Fitness centre, Paragliding, Squash

Sport & Fitness winter:
Cross country skiing, Toboggan, Ice rink : Yes, Snow scooter

Ski school:
Ski and Snowboard school : 3, Instructors : 200, Group ski lessons

Baby sitter, Childrens' roundabout, Childrens' ski piste with ski lift

Other activities:
Torch lit descents.

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