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Hotel Armin

Hotel Armin is a luxurious hotel with traditional decor located in the centre of Selva di Val Gardena. The ski lift is 300 meters away, but the hotel shuttle bus will get you there in no time! All of the rooms have been finished with classic furnishings and are perfect to come home to after a day on the slopes. You can also spend your late afternoons warming up in the hotel's sauna. Afterwards, sit down for a delicious dinner in the cosy restaurant, and enjoy a glass of local Italian wine from the region.
  • Shuttle bus to the ski lift
  • Classic Alpine design
  • Wellness centre

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The hotel's shuttle bus operates from 8:30am to noon.

Location and surroundings

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Selva di Val Gardena

Skiing in Selva di Val Gardena – Ski to door and much more

Selva di Val Gardena is the Italian name for this beautiful ski resort. In German, the village is also called Wolkenstein. Selva di Val Gardena is the last and smallest village of the Val Gardena ski area. Although it is the smallest village, it is one of the most renowned winter sports resorts in the Alpine region. Other villages in the Val Gardena ski area are Santa Cristina and Ortisei (also known as St. Ulrich). The Weinlokalen and Konditoreien being a venue of conviviality, but also the typical Austrian après-ski in Val Gardena plenty to be found to do. The après-ski bars, such as Luise Keller, allows you to enjoy a schnapps or mulled wine.

The center of Selva di Val Gardena is stretched out and most activities are geared towards the winter sports tourists that come and visit the village. Due to its excellent location, it is often possible to ski at the end of the day to the door of your accommodation. From the valley you can view the impressive Sella Massif. The Ciampiona gondola will take you straight to the top of the mountain, where you can challenge yourself to do the spectacular Ciaminio run back to Selva di Val Gardena or choose one of the many other runs that starts there. The gondolas and lifts give access to the Dolomiti Superski region. The region has over 1200km of downhill runs to choose from. The ski areas that are all part of the Dolomiti Superski region are; Alta Badia, Arabba- Marmolada, Val di Fassa and Val Gardena. With the Dolomiti Superski left pass, you can make wonderful tours so that you never have to see a piste twice.

Cross-country skiers and hikers can make beautiful trips and for children there are separate elevators and there is childcare. After skiing you can relax in the sauna or solarium. And for the more energetic there is a tennis court and an indoor ice rink.

Location and surroundings

Val Gardena

Dolomiti Superski

Twelve ski areas, all under one ski pass Dolomiti Superski! The breathtaking mountain scenery of the Italian Dolomites offers anamazing amount of runs: the Dolomiti Super Ski Pass gives access up to 1200 km of varied slopes and 450 ski lifts. Even the most seasoned winter sports fans here will have no time to get bored! Experience the convenience of one ski pass for the area Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Arabba-Marmolada, Alta Badia, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Kronplatz, Sextner Dolomites, Val di Fiemme, San Martino di Castrozza, Valle Isarco, Trevalli-Moena and Civetta .

The legendary Sella Ronda, the medium route includes four of these twelve ski areas (Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Alta Badia and Arabba-Marmolada). On skis or snowboard, the Sella Ronda, take in about 5-6 hours with a sprawling 500 kilometers of slopes in the heart of the Dolomites. This is a trip you will never forget!

Cross-country skiers find treasures. Dolomites offer a total of more than 1000 kilometers of ski runs. The 12-kilometer trail to the beautiful Rautal Pederti and the beautiful trails of the Gsieser-Antholz is well known.

Val Gardena

Val Gardena is a famous valley where the men's World Cup slalom skiing is organized annually. It consists of three cozy ski villages, namely: Ortisei / St. Ulrich, San Cristina and Selva / Wolkenstein, where the central Italian hospitality blends nicely along with the Austrian atmosphere. All the ingredients for a successful holiday are present in this beautiful Italian valley. Approximately 175 kilometers of slopes and 115 kilometers of cross-country trails are at your disposal. Val Gardena is part of the Dolomiti Superski ski area, with approximately 475 lifts and 1200 kilometers of slopes. Very well known in this beautiful area is the Sella Ronda, a route on intermediate runs along Arabba which lasts 5 to 6 hours. A must for every avid skier and snowboarder!

The villages of Ortisei, San Cristina and Selva are interconnected: From Ortisei you can jump in a cab and after only a short ride be at the Seceda top or to Monte Piz and both slopes are connected to the center of San Cristina. Also you can use for only 7 euros per week the ski bus, so you can choose where you want to shop or après-ski. There are plenty of opportunities in Val Gardena!

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Important information regarding mandatory documentation
Yes
Read the FAQ page here
Distance in public areas (in metres)
1 metre
2 metres
Mouth mask
Yes
In all indoor and outside areas a mouth mask is mandatory inside, from 6 years.
Maximum persons together outdoors
N/A
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Curfew
N/A
Restaurants
Open
Super Green Pass (2G) for access to bars/restaurants from the age of 12. Green pass (3G) for access to bars/restaurants in hotels, which are only open to hotel guests. No maximum number of people that can sit at the same outdoor table. A maximum of 6 non-cohabiting people may sit together inside.
Bars/ Apres-ski
Open
Super Green Pass (2G) for access to bars/restaurants from the age of 12. Green pass (3G) for access to bars/restaurants in hotels, which are only open to hotel guests. No maximum number of people that can sit at the same outdoor table. A maximum of 6 non-cohabiting people may sit together inside.
Club/Nightlife
Open
Super Green Pass (2G) for access
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Mouth mask is required
Activities, attractions and sights
Open
Super Green Pass (2G) for access (from 12 years)
Events (open air or indoor)
Allowed
Super Green Pass (2G) for access (from 12 years)
Transfer
Yes
A mask (FFP2) is required. Show Super Green Pass (2G) for access
Public transport and taxi
Yes
A mask (FFP2) is required. Show Super Green Pass (2G) for access
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open

Ski areas can adopt different color codes, meaning the following:

• White areas require a green pass to access ski lifts.

• Yellow areas require a super green pass to access ski lifts.

• In orange areas, a super green pass is required to access ski lifts.

• At the moment all areas in Italy are colored white. The color code per region can be found here.

A mask (FFP2) is required. Show Super Green Pass (2G) for access

Ski rental
Yes
Ski lessons
Yes
Wellness
Open
Green pass or QR code is required
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
Yes
A green pass/QR code is required at ski lifts, hotel wellness, restaurants & bars (outside the hotel).

Practical information

Capital:

The capital is Rome.

 

Language:

The official language is Italian.

 

Time:

There is a time difference of +1hour.

 

Currencies:

The official currency in Italy is the euro.

 

Voltage:

The voltage is 230 volts.

 

Travel documents:

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.

 

Emergency number:

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.

 

Tips:

It is customary in Italy to give a tip of around 10% in bars, restaurants and hotels.

 

Opening hours:

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.

 

Safety:

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.

 

Swimming pool

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.

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Flight information

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.

 

Transfer

The transfer is included in the tour price. The average transfer time to Selva di Val Gardena is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. You are allowed to bring the following standard luggage: 1 bag/suitcase per person & 1 ski/snowboard bag per person. Other extra luggage is always on request.

In step 2 of the booking you can also choose "no transfer". You will receive a discount for this. You can see the amount of the discount in step 2 of the booking. For additional information about the transfer click here.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.

Discounts:

The lift pass for children born on or after 09-12-2013 is free on display of an ID card. Children born between 11-12-2005 and 10-12-2013 and seniors born before 9-12-1956 receive discounts on the lift pass. These discounts will be automatically calculated into the package price.

The above fees and discounts are valid only when booking with Sunweb. Other rates are used at the resort.

You can specify that you would like to include ski and snowboard hire directly when booking.

A helmet for children and adults is not included in the rental of ski and/or snowboard equipment.

For children from 3 to 7 years old it is mandatory to wear a helmet. You can purchase these yourself or rent them on the spot.

The following types of material can be booked:Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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