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Val Senales

Val Senales Ski Resort Guide

Val Senales, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length36km22 miles
Highest Lift2,800m9,186ft
Resort Height2,011m6,598ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Verona
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Val Senales

Remarkable ski centre on the Austrian border with excellent skiing for all standards. Accommodation is available at the top cable car station in the 130 bed Berghotel at an altitude of 3212m, Europe's highest hotel.

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Summary

The Italian ski resort of Val Senales is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 2,011m6,598ft, with 36km22 miles of marked runs.

Val Senales has direct access to 36km22 miles of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,011m6,598ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,800m9,186ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Val Senales offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Val Senales offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Val Senales.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Val Senales?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm1in, expected on 28 September, with around 180cm71in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Val Senales Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 8km5 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 13km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 15km9 miles
Downhill
Total Length
36km22 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Val Senales Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,800m9,186ft
Resort Altitude (Val Senales)2,011m6,598ft
Lowest Piste2,000m6,562ft
Max Vertical800m2,625ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Val Senales
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Val Senales Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Val Senales is 8km5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Schmuggler-defchrt', which is 8km5 miles in length.

Location and Map

Where is Val Senales?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Schnals, South Tyrol.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Val Senales is Bolzano, 63 minutes drive away.

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

Bolzano is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 11,454 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 15 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Val Senales open?

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

Usual opening is Mid September, and usual closing is Early May.

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 Val Senales, 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 Val Senales Tourist Office for the latest.

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