Platzweisen Cross Country Skiing

The 14th most popular XC Ski in Italy.

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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 14th 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.

Platzweisen Cross Country Skiing Map



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

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Recommended Map:  "Italy Road Atlas" from Michelin

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

Platzweisen Cross Country Skiing Map