FAQ about Cortina d'Ampezzo

Here you find some of the most common questions, and of course answers to them, that people usually have about Cortina d'Ampezzo regarding the trip there, skiing, things to do, accommodation etc.

Where is best to fly to if I want to go on a ski holiday to Cortina d'Ampezzo?

Cortina d'Ampezzo is not the easiest ski resort to go to if you need to fly to get there, the closest and most convenient airport is actually Venice Marco Polo Airport (IATA: VCE). From Venice, you can take a combination of trains, buses, or private transfers to reach Cortina. The journey takes approximately 2.5 to 3.5 hours. It is of course an excellent opportunity to stay a night in Vendig to experience this historic city as well, if you have not already been there of course.

Other airports with decent proximity to Cortina are Treviso Airport (IATA: TSF), Innsbruck Airport (IATA: INN) and Verona Airport (IATA: VRN). Bear in mind though that the transfer time from these airports are somewhere between 3.5 and 4.5 hours.

What is the Cortina Film Festival?

The Cortina Film Festival, officially known as the "Cortina Film Festival & Forum," is an annual international film festival held in Cortina d'Ampezzo. The festival celebrates cinema and serves as a platform for showcasing a diverse range of films, including feature films, documentaries, short films, and animations. It takes place in December each year and spans over a few days. While the festival has an international scope, it also emphasizes Italian cinema, showcasing both contemporary and classic Italian films.

Is there a local transportation system in Cortina?

Yes, Cortina d'Ampezzo has a local bus system that connects various parts of the town and surrounding areas.

What is Cortina d'Ampezzo known for?

Cortina is renowned for its stunning alpine scenery, world-class skiing, and hosting the Winter Olympics in 1956. It also has an image of being a more luxury and glamourous ski resort, and it also is renowned for its fine dining restaurants, and also for being the host of the Cortina Film Festival.

What is the Cortina d'Ampezzo Snow Polo Tournament?

The Snow Polo Tournament is a prestigious event where polo matches are played on snow, attracting participants from all over the world.

What is the Dolomiti Superski Pass?

The Dolomiti Superski Pass offers access to multiple ski areas in the Dolomites, and Cortina d'Ampezzo is one of the ski resorts that are part of it.

How much do you pay for a ski pass in Cortina d'Ampezzo?

A ski pass in Cortina d'Ampezzo cost 74.00 EUR per day for adults, for youth 52.00 EUR and for children ski pass price is 37.00 EUR.

If I want to rent skis in Cortina d'Ampezzo, where can I do that?

Cortina d'Ampezzo has 2 places that rent out skis: Noleggio Rental Snow Service and Ski System Cortina. Read more about the shops and book your ski equipment online here.