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Cogne Ski Resort Guide

Cogne, Italy

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Beginners.
Total Piste Length9km6 miles
Highest Lift2,250m7,382ft
Resort Height1,534m5,033ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Sion
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A lovely mountain village with spectacular Gran Paradiso scenery and some lovely old buildings. The winter resort's repuitation is built largely on its extensive and varied cross-country skiing. Every year on the second Sunday in February Cogne stages the 45 KM 'Marciagranparadiso', an international cross-country ski race.


The Italian ski resort of Cogne is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,534m5,033ft, with 9km6 miles of marked runs.

Cogne has direct access to 9km6 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,534m5,033ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,250m7,382ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Cogne offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Cogne?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Cogne.

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Ski Area Stats

Cogne Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 8km5 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 1km1 miles
Total Length
9km6 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
80km50 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Cogne Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,250m7,382ft
Lowest Piste1,534m5,033ft
Resort Altitude (Cogne)1,534m5,033ft
Max Vertical716m2,349ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Cogne
Expert Skiers


Snowboarding allowed.

Location and Map

Where is Cogne?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Aosta Valley.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Cogne is Turin Caselle, 108 minutes drive away.

Sion, Annecy, Geneva, Milan Malpensa, Genoa, Turin Cuneo, Milan Linate, Chambery and Bergamo airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,950 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Cogne open?

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

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 Cogne, 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 Cogne Tourist Office for the latest.

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