Val Gardena

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Val Gardena, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Isabel Conway enjoys the Dolomites as she goes skiing in Val Gardena

Skiing in Val Gardena. Discover Italy’s premier ski resort.

What makes Val Gardena stand out, apart from one of the world’s greatest mountain landscapes, is you are in Austria and Italy but in neither!

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Val Gardena. Summer in The Dolomites.

Anna is teaching me the highly skilled art of Tyrolean cooking at the chalet Luech de Curijel in Selva and she’s not looking best pleased. It seems my Apfelstrudel and spinach crafuncins, two of the simplest of local dishes here in Val Gardena, are not up to standard. Now when your teacher possesses hands with the power to knead dough as if it were mash potato, generating hostility is not a healthy option.

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