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FROM the first view of the rock faces high above the snow line, the Dolomites offer an incomparable ski holiday in Italy.
Here are some of the top reasons why the Dolomites should be your top priority when booking your next overseas snow holiday.
The region of the Dolomites comprises 12 valley communities, 45 villages and the area boasts an impressive snowmaking coverage of 97 per cent on their 1200 km of slopes.
The Dolomites will have you know that they have ten times the acreage of WhistlerBlackcomb, more lifts, runs and snow cannons than Les 3 Vallées and the facts do really speak for themselves.
Dolomites Fast Facts
Dolomiti Superski established in 1974 3000 sq km region 450 lifts 4600 snow cannons and 320 snow groomers 630,000 persons/hour uphill lifting 25 snow parks 13 Michelin star restaurants with at least one star Children three to eight years ski free 100 WIFI hotspots Annual infrastructure upgrades - 2015/16 investment equates to $110 million in Australian dollars The Dolomites (i Dolomiti) is the world’s largest interconnected ski area. In fact, the number of lifts and the ability to go from valley to valley is almost as breathtaking as the physical beauty of the mountains. On June 26, 2009, the Dolomites Mountains were placed on the prestigious UNESCO list of Natural World Heritage Sites. This confirms the Dolomites’ status as one of the world’s most beautiful and unique natural wonders. Convinced? We thought so. Please call the team at Dolomites ski tours for all your travel needs related to this magnificent ski area - (02) 9997 2475.
EPIC: The little resort of Arabba, which is surrounded by mountain passes, is a perfect destination in the Dolomites for steep skiing lines.
WORLD HERITAGE: The Dolomites region of Alpe de Siusi affords those who visit magnificent views of the World Heritage listed peaks of the Italian ski area.