Northeast of Bolzano in the south Tyrolean region, there are 90 miles of cross country ski trails centered around the town of Brunico below the Kronplatz Plateau. Tracks lead to the towns of San Candido, Antholz, and Olang.
To reach this area from Venice, head north on Route A27 and then turn north on Route 5551. Next, turn west on Route E66.
Overall, Kronplatz / Pusteral is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Italy.