Hotel Col Alto has a perfect location; quiet and yet in the middle of the picturesque centre of Covara and less than 400 metres from the lift. The general areas of the hotel have recently been renovated and are very trendy and luxuriously furnished. There are also many facilities that you can use as a guest, such as an extensive spa, fitness room, lounge bar and a fantastic restaurant. This attractive hotel is located in the Val Badia, a valley on the Sellaronda ski route.
The rooms are still furnished in traditional Alpine style and are therefore very attractive. In the morning, you can enjoy an extensive and healthy breakfast buffet in the hotel to start your ski day full of energy. Suppose you come back a bit tired after a day on the slats. In that case, you can relax in the spacious and very well-maintained wellness area before you sit down in the restaurant for dinner, as a nice end to the day.
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The hotel consists of two buildings and the annex is on the other side of the street. This is accessible via a corridor that goes under the road.
Due to Covid-19, different services and facilities may be offered at the time of booking than when your holiday starts. Since the mentioned services and facilities are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from them.
Alta Badia is a wonderful ski resort with beautidul scenery and good pistes. The ski resort is located in South Tirol, Italy. The ski resort is large with approximately 131km of slopes, which makes it an excellent location for ski tours. The pistes are maintained well and the queues are small at the lifts.
Alta Badia is a good ski resort for families with children. There are many charming ski-huts on and next to the pistes and the possibilities for ski tours is ample. Corvara is the largest town in this area.
Colfosco, Corvara, La Valle, La Villa, Pedraces and San Cassiano are all part of this large ski resort and the 51 ski lifts connect the villages to each other. Even though it is not common knowledge, this ski resort together with the Sella Ronda and Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the largest ski resorts of the whole of Europe.
For a fascinating ski tour, we recommend skiing around the Sella Ronda. This tour takes you around the 4 valleys of the “Sella massif” and takes approximately 4 hours to complete. The valleys are connected through various lifts and pistes and the tour is approximately 40km long. You can either do this tour clockwise or anti-clockwise. The recommended skiing level is intermediate to advanced.
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The capital is Rome.
The official language is Italian.
There is a time difference of +1hour.
The official currency in Italy is the euro.
The voltage is 230 volts.
You must be in possession of a valid passport or valid proof of identity.
Talk on the phone:
A British mobile phone also works in Italy. To call to Italy from the UK, first dial the country code 0039 and then the area code without zero and then the subscriber number. The country code 0044 is from Italy to the UK.
The national emergency number is 112.
Traveling by car:
The national roads are well passable. Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed throughout the winter season (November to June).
Keep in mind that the highways require a toll. If you travel via the Austrian motorways, you must be in possession of a toll sticker. For some motorways, tunnels and roads in Austria there is no vignette requirement, but a separate toll must be paid, such as the A13 from Innsbruck-Süd to the Italian border.
There is no general obligation in Italy for winter tyres. Winter equipment (chains or winter tyres) may be mandatory on mountain roads. This is indicated with a traffic sign. Not using winter tires in winter conditions can lead to (joint) liability in the event of accidents and also have criminal consequences. In Austria and Germany, winter tires are required in winter conditions.
In case of breakdown or an accident, it is mandatory that all road users wear a reflective vest.
If you travel via France:
Please note: in some cities it is mandatory to have an environmental sticker from 1 July 2017. If you drive over the Paris ring road, the Boulevard Périphérique, you will also need an environmental sticker in many cases. The vignette can not be obtained along the way, but can only be ordered online. The French police advise to print out the application form and the confirmation and to take it with you if the vignette is not delivered in time by post. The order form can be found on this website: https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu
Future environmental zones can be found on this website: http://en.france.fr/nl/tips/milieuzones-france-ecovignet-credit
Food and drink:
Italy is known for pizzas, pastas and risottos. It is not recommended to drink tap water.
It is customary in Italy to give a tip of around 10% in bars, restaurants and hotels.
In general, the shops are closed between 13.00 and 16.00. This is the siesta. After 16.00 hours the shops will open again until about 19.00 hours.
In Italy, a ski helmet is mandatory for children up to and including 14 years of age. A ski helmet is recommended for adults. In a ski class, wearing a helmet is often required.
In Italy you are generally required to wear a swimming cap in swimming pools. This is for both public swimming pools and swimming pools that belong to hotels.
You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Innsbruck. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.
Departures from regional airports
Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.
In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. The average transfer time to Corvara is approximately 2.5 hours. For additional information about the transfer click here.
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A Dolomiti Superski lift pass is included in the tour price.
You can see the surcharges and discounts for, for example, extending your lift pass or no lift pass in step 1 (preferences) of the booking process. If a child or senior discount applies, this will be shown in step 2 (price overview). Would you like to know more about the lift pass? View our FAQ here .
The lift pass for children born after 27/11/2014 is free. Children born between 26/11/2006 and 26/11/2014, and seniores born before 26/11/1957, receive a discount on the lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your travel sum. Identification is required when collecting the lift pass.
The surcharges and discounts are only valid upon booking. Other rates are applied on location. It is not possible to redeem the lift pass on another day on site. An extension of the lift pass is usually possible; you will find the price for this in the further course of the booking steps. The discount for “no lift pass” can also be found in the booking process.
A passport photo is required with an 8-day lift pass.
The above surcharges and discounts are only valid when booking. Other rates are applied locally.
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