Ortisei is situated at 1236 m above sea level and is the biggest village of Val Gardena. It counts 5750 inhabitants and has an inviting pedestrian area where to shop all year around.
From Ortisei, you can get to the most beautiful slopes all around thanks to modern lifts and best bus connections. Skiers and snowboarders … both will love Ortisei and Val Gardena.Surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, the village is picturesquely situated amidst the UNESCO Heritage Dolomites.
With approx. 870.000 overnights, Ortisei is a well-known holiday destination in the Dolomites. It ranks among the mostly known winter sports resorts in the Alps and has been venue of the alpine ski world championship in 1970. Even in summer Ortisei is a popular destination for families and sports enthusiasts thanks to many hiking possibilities, vie verrate and sports activities such as paragliding and mountain biking etc.
The real highlight of Ortisei are undoubtedly its mountains: in the north the village is flanked by the Rasciesa which can be reached by a state-of-the-art lift facility, farther in the east the Seceda, reachable via a traditional lift facility as well as in the south the Alpe di Siusi, Monte Piz and Col de Mesdí. A gondola cableway makes the great alpine pastures accessible. The mountains soaring along both sides of the valley are protected and belong to the Puez-Odle and Sciliar-Catinaccio nature parks.
Ortisei in Val Gardena is a paradise for hikers, mountain biker, climber, winter sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and epicures and therefore the ideal place for your holiday in the Dolomites.