Breuil-Cervinia is one of the most famous places in the mountains and holiday destinations in Europe, it belongs to the municipality of Valtournenche (Aosta Valley), the well-known winter and summer destination in the alps. It is located at 2.050 meters above sea level at the foot of the Matterhorn.
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Cervino SKI Paradise
The Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche Zermatt area is one of the largest in the alps, a ski domain that extends over three valleys of two nations, Italy and Switzerland, from 3.883 m above sea level of the little Matterhorn to the lower Valtournenche at 1.524 m.
Ski slopes where you can ski all day without ever having to repeat the same route, alternating between easier and more challenging routes.
The area in numbers:
- Height of Breuil-Cervinia: 2.050 m.
- Height of Valtournenche: 1.524 m.
- Mountain railway: 19 in Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche + 34 in Zermatt
- Operating hours: 36.995 in Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche, 90.525 with Zermatt
- Maximum height reached by the lifts: 3.883 mt little Matterhorn
- Departures: 72 in Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche + 78 in Zermatt
- Slopes with automatic snowmaking: 200 km.
- Summer skiing slopes: 26,5 km (5,5 km in Breuil-Cervinia, 21 km in Zermatt)
- Cross-country ski trails: 3 km in Breuil-Cervinia + 10 km in Valtournenche
- 1 snowpark: in Cervinia; at 2.800 m altitude, the highest snow park in Europe
- Baby Ski Park: 3 areas
SUMMER AND WINTER: Sport, effort and relaxation
in Cervina and Valtournenche you have the choice
Valtournenche is a commune of 2.300 inhabitants, in the heart of the Aosta Valley. It can easily be reached by the regional road 46 and is about 15 minutes from Chatillon where you will find the motorway access of the A5.
The place has a good infrastructure, it is very sunny and indeed the area is a destination for summer and winter excursions, skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and trekking.
At an altitude of 3.488 meters there is the Plateau Rosa measuring station, which is the highest weather station in the entire Italian territory.
Aosta, a city of Roman origin. With its 34.000 inhabitants, it is the only city and capital of the Aosta Valley. As a city of Roman origin, you will find in the historical centre: many Roman remains, walls, amphitheatres, arches and doors, towers and equipment.
Aosta is a touristic city connected by the A5 motorway and trains. Due to its strategic position, Italy can be reached from Switzerland (San Bernardino Pass) and from France (Tunnel of Monte Bianco or Pass of the small San Bernardino).
The place is beautiful both in summer and in winter and allows you to reach hiking trails, mountain huts and ski resorts in just a few minutes by car.