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Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm Ski Resort Guide

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length68km42 miles
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Resort Height2,000m6,562ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Innsbruck Airport
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Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm

A scattering of hotels and other buildings by the ski area and at high altitude above Ortisei / St Ulrich. Ski lifts not linked (except by bus) to those of Val Gardena and the Sella Ronda. Siusi itself is a traditional village in Val Gardena/Groden Valley but not lift linked to the main Sella Ronda/Val Gardena area. Alpe di Siusi above gives slopeside access to the substantial, intermediate level, local skiing area.


The Italian ski resort of Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm is in the Italian Dolomites at an altitude of 2,000m6,562ft, with 68km42 miles of marked runs.

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm is part of the Dolomiti Superski area with access to 1,420km882 miles of downhill skiing, with 668 marked pistes, served by a total of 488 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm itself (68km42 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dolomiti Superski ski resorts of Alta Badia, Alta Pusteria, Arabba, Bruneck-Kronplatz, Civetta, Cortina d`Ampezzo, Marmolada, Obereggen, Predazzo, San Martino di Castrozza, San Vito di Cadore, Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Val di Fiemme and Valle Isarco.

The ski resort itself is at 2,000m6,562ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,200m7,218ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm.

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Ski Area Stats

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1540km25 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1418km11 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 8km5 miles
Total Length
68km42 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
53km33 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Dolomiti Superski Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
1,420km882 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Resort Altitude (Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm)2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste1,230m4,035ft
Max Vertical970m3,182ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm
Intermediate Skiers

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm Overview

The Alpe di Siusi is known as Euorpe's largest high-altitude alpine meadow. It is an area of breath taking beauty, even by the high standards of the Dolomites. The area, which slopes upwards gently to the south, has a surface area of nearly 52 square kilometres, and is situated between the Val Gardena, the Sciliar and the Sassopiatto-Sassolungo Group.

The region has a long and rich history, clearly evident from the ruined castles and traditional architecture that typify the region, as well as the rich heritage and folklore.

The main resort town is Kastelruth / Castelrotto with a second base choice of Seis/Siusi and Fiè allo Sciliar not much further way. The three of them sit some 700 metres below the base of the lifts at Alpe di Siusi itself. Here there is slopeside access to the substantial, intermediate level, local skiing area. The area can easily be reached by the new circulating cable car which starts at Siusi and transports people to the ski resort in about 15 minutes.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Bulaccia / Puflatsch'.


Alpe di Siusi's skiing is on a wide, sunny plateau, mostly high pasture and with few trees. There are 25 pistes to enjoy, most of them of intermediate level.

The Witches' Tour at Alpe di Siusi has recently been created as one of the new themed routes in the various regions of the Dolomiti Superski. The tour is based on a time at the beginning of the 100s when the local Castle Prösels was the setting for various witches' trials. The supernatural events were said to take place on the nearby Alpe di Siusi.

Ortisei, the Spitzbühl parking lot and Cowpatsch are the points to set off from on the climb no the Alpe di Siusi witches' tour with seven stations on the route. The funpark, witches' humpback run, a witches' chimney is a tunnel made out of snow and the witches' park with life sized figures are only a few of the attractions.

Alpe di Siusi and all surrounding ski areas are part of the giant Dolomiti Superski ticket which you may purchase for one day or longer. The computer ticket, using hands free technology for 2004-2005, covers more than 12 skiing areas and more than 1,200 km of trails served by nearly 500 lifts.

Alpe di Siusi is neighbours with Val Gardena as one of the twelve regions. Val Gardena gives direct lift access to the Sella Ronda which is lift linked to Val di Fassa, Alta Badia and Arabba.

There are 60 km of well-prepared cross country skiing slopes on Alpe di Siusi. Most of them are situated in very sunny locations and are of intermediate difficulty. There are 10 slopes of different lengths, open from Mid-December to Mid-April (depending on temperatures and weather conditions).

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


The Alpe di Siusi is well suited to boarders, who have a specially prepared snow park and a half pipe to enjoy. The ski school also offers special snowboarding classes. The wide open terrain leaves plenty of space for practicing tricks and is especially wonderful for powder surfing after a heavy snowfall.

The park is 1500 meters long (45000 square meters altogether) and contains one half-pipe, thirteen rails, eighteen boxes and ten jumps.

Location and Map

Where is Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm?

This ski resort is in the Italian Dolomites.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm is Bolzano, 80 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Verona, Venice and Salzburg airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 22 ski lifts are able to uplift 21,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 20km12 miles of ski runs, with 30 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm Tourist Office for the latest.

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Aprés Ski

Apres ski normally kicksd off in the inn at the base of the new Alpe di Suisi Paradfis cable car, which remains open to 1am.

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm