Corvara & Colfosco Holidays

Spectacular walking and cycling at the heart of the Dolomites

Set at the foot of the Col Alt and Sassongher mountains and the Sella plateau, Corvara along with La Villa is located between two National Parks in the heart of the famous Dolomite Mountains, known for their stunning and unique scenery. Corvara, is the largest village of the Alta Badia with a vibrant atmosphere. The Alta Badia is a centre for walking, climbing and cycling. Walkers and activity seekers of all levels will enjoy the abundance of pathways, with easy trails along the valley bottom and up on the plateau of Col Alt- Pralongià, and more challenging routes in the Puez-Odle Natural Park, easily accessible via the excellent lift links.

Hotel Col Alto in Corvara, as featured in the Daily Express

  • from£734pp
  • 52 rooms
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The Sporthotel Panorama is a great, family-run hotel. It's on the mountain side above the village so expect plenty of mountain views - they're best enjoyed from the large sun terrace.  It's a 15-minute walk from the centre of Corvara (or jump on the free shuttle) and the perfect starting off point for the walking and cycling trails. Spend time in the hotel's spa for a bit of pampering and look forward to filling up on traditional South Tyrol food and wine at dinner.

  • 50 rooms
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The Hotel Mezdi has a smart contemporary style and it's surrounded by the towering peaks of the Dolomites. The impressive spa facilities make for a very relaxing stay and it's perfect if you need to recuperate after spending the day out and about exploring the area. You can expect great service and food here too.

  • 100 rooms
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Hotel Col Alto has been welcoming guests for over 70 years and it's one of our most popular hotels in the Dolomites. It's known for its warm hospitality, regional gastronomy and superb spa. The location is excellent. It's in the centre of Corvara and a five-minute walk from the main lifts, making some of the most stunning mountain trails in the whole region just a short trip away.

  • from£564pp
  • 11 rooms
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Pension Angelo is a great choice if you're after a simple mountain base to explore Corvara and the surrounding Alta Badia. You'll benefit from some of the facilities at the four star sister hotel Sporthotel Panorama, just next door. Dinner's served here and you can use the bar and lounge. Overlooking Corvara and surrounded by panoramic mountain views - you'll find great walks straight from the hotel and the lifts that operate in the summer mean you can connect to even more trails.

Useful Information
Information about Corvara & Colfosco
Resort Code ITCV
Time difference GMT+1
Currency EUR
Latitude 46.55768
Longitude 11.870041
Travel and Transportation
Departure day To Depart from Supplement
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Innsbruck Gatwick
Bristol
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Leeds-Bradford
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Transfer time: approx. 2 hours to 3 hours 30 mins depending on traffic conditions and drop off routes.

Supplements: are based on 7 nights departures.

Self drive is available

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Things To Do
  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Visit castle Ciastel Colz and the old manor house that overlooks the village
  • Tennis
  • Visit Selva and Ortisei
  • War Trenches
  • Climbing tours and Via Ferrata
Walking

Inghams Guided Wanderwalks

Here are some great examples of introductory walks around the area of Corvara and Colfosco. On arrival in Corvara or Colfosco your Inghams Representative (based in La Villa) will have a full programme of walks and activities to choose from whether you are a holiday rambler or like more challenging hikes.

Sompunt Lake | Easy | Approx ½ hr |

An introductory walk, perfect for getting your bearings. Starting from the church of La Villa we walk along the Rottonara Road, past the Sotsas farmstead walking through beautiful woods and flower-filled meadows on to the lake. An ideal location for a picnic under the pine trees along the shore of Lake Sompunt This is an ideal starting point for many other walks such as walk: Badia, La Villa and Sponata. Free

Colfosco Panorama | Medium | Approx 3 hrs |

This enjoyable hike is at altitude and set against the imposing backdrop of the Group Sella mountains. Admire a particularly lovely view of the Val de Misdé and Piz Boè while walking along the Colfosco panorama path. This is the ideal path to discover and take in the stunning Dolomite flora, so if you really like alpine flowers, don’t miss it! Approx £10 payable locally.

La Villa-Puez | Slightly challenging | Approx 3 hrs |

From the Sponata chairlift, the climb takes you through alpine pines to the Gherdenacia hut. This path leads to Ciampanì. Climb through this valley over some slightly rocky sections, and then you will come to the Forcela Gherdenacia. You can return the same way or take the trail to Colfosco (approx 1¾ hrs). Approx £10 payable locally.

Please note: Walks are available on a first come first served basis and also subject to
weather conditions. Please register with your Rep on arrival.

Good to know

  • Buy a Super Summer Card to enjoy access to over 100 cable cars and chairlifts in the Dolomites area!
  • For sports lovers, the area offers lots of activities such as mountain biking, hiking, via ferrata and climbing
  • After a hike, treat yourself to coffee and cake at one of the popular patisseries, chocolate shops or tea rooms
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