Best Platzweisen Cross Country Skiing

The 13th most popular XC Ski in Italy.

  Cortina Ampezzo, Dolomiti, Italy


  July 14, 2016

North of Cortina d'Ampezzo, there is a challenging skiwanderweg heading up to Platzwiesen/Prato Piazza. Once up at Platzwiesen, there is a cross country ski loop through a rolling alpen meadow that accesses several rifugios.

Overall, Platzweisen is the 13th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Italy. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Platzweisen including Natural Park Of The Ampezzo Dolomites, Cortina d'Ampezzo and Centro Fondo Peronaz.

Local Contacts:  Cortina Tourism (0039) 0436-3231 or 0436-2711.

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Villa Nevada 0436-4778; San Marco (0039) 0436-866941; Hotel Menaroi (0039) 0436-2400

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Ancora, Cortina d'Ampezzo 0436-3261; Hotel Hohe Gaisl, Platzweisen

Breakfast Restaurant:  Croda Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  46.652647, 12.18019

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/14/2016

ID:  24110

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