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Eden Park School

2023

Ski Trip

Hotel Villagio Nevada - Costa - Alpe Cimbra
24th February - 3rd March 2023

The Setting

You will get many WOW experiences. Words like “spectacular & breathtaking view”, “amazing & unforgettable landscape” will be used a lot during your holiday. The Dolomites are the perfect setting for a ski holiday. Here, UNESCO-protected landscapes combine with a sunny climate and immaculate pistes to create one of the world’s most beautiful and enjoyable ski regions. Meanwhile, state-of-the-art snowmaking systems ensure the slopes are fast and fun, whatever the weather.​

The Skiing

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Only 95km or about 90 minutes from Verona airport, Folgaria is a mid-sized resort in the Trentino region of northern Italy that has a reputation for being in a snow pocket. It also has impeccable ski history credentials, as the first ski lift in Italy was built here, in the 1930s, and a full ski resort created shortly after the war.

 

Since then the pistes, accessed by chairlifts, have grown to cover 104km. About two-thirds of that is local to Folgaria itself; the other 30km is above the neighbouring villages of Lavarone and Luserna, a short bus ride away.

 

Folgaria is a gem, with an excellent variety of slopes it is ideal for a mixed-ability groups and perfect for beginners  with 37 flattering easy-to-intermediate red and blue runs carving down through the trees plus a handful of testing blacks.

Mountains of the Champions

It is official, Alpe Cimbra skiarea is the new training centre of the US SKI TEAM for the next 4 years.

The decision of the US Ski team is no coincidence.
In the last couple of years, many World Cup teams trained here.

The technical features of these slopes coupled with the optimal conditions of the terrain resulting from the professional grooming techniques of the ski lift company led to spread the popularity of the skiarea as one the best destination for training purposes

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The Accommodation

Hotel Villaggio Nevada in Costa di Folgaria is a modern 3-star hotel complex that has spacious rooms for 2, 3 and 4 persons all with private facilities.

 

The Hotel is located a short walk from the ski slopes and the heated ski lockers where equipment is left overnight.

 

Made up of three Chalet buildings, all connected by a single underground corridor allowing for easy movement between them, the hotel has a wide range of facilities including a TV lounge, reading lounge, wellness centre and a heated indoor swimming pool. 

 

With a recently renovated restaurant and kitchen area which serves a continental breakfast every morning and a traditional 4 course meal in the evenings, you are sure to find food that tantalises your tastebuds as everything is locally sourced or made in house, their patisserie making area even serves as a children’s workshop!

 

Everyone is welcome at the Hotel Villaggio, the family have worked hard to cater for disabilities, food allergies, and intolerances and is an approved venue listed by Village for All (www.villageforall.net), the portal for accessible hospitality.​

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