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Sappada Ski Resort Guide

Sappada, Italy

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length22km14 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsTrieste and Venice
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A local cultural centre with an ice rink and over 20 hotels, close to the Austrian border and marketed with neighbour Cortina D'Ampezzo. 100 per-cent of the ski runs are covered by snow-making.


The Italian ski resort of Sappada is in the Italian Dolomites at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft, with 22km14 miles of marked runs.

Sappada has direct access to 22km14 miles of downhill skiing, with 21 marked pistes, served by a total of 16 ski lifts.


Sappada offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sappada?

The next notable snow forecast is 5cm2in, expected on 21 June.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Sappada

Ski Area Stats

Sappada Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1318km11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 2km1 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
22km14 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sappada Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Sappada)1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical750m2,461ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sappada
Intermediate Skiers


Sappada hosted the Snowboard World Championships in 2001.

Location and Map

Where is Sappada?

This ski resort is in the Italian Dolomites in Province of Belluno, Veneto.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sappada is Trieste, 101 minutes drive away.

Venice, Bolzano, Innsbruck Airport and Treviso airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 16 ski lifts are able to uplift 11,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 14km9 miles of ski runs, with 25 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sappada open?

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

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Early 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 Sappada, 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 Sappada Tourist Office for the latest.