Hotel Astor Suites is located in the centre of the typical winter sports village of Selva. The Pycha family has been running the hotel for more than 50 years. Their motto is 'a holiday home from home'. Hotel Astor is traditional and homely furnished with modern facilities. The ski lift is only 100 meters away. So you don't have to wriggle into a crowded ski bus every morning, you will be on the slopes in no time.
The rooms are spacious and modern with a balcony or terrace and a pleasant seating area. You can relax and recharge at the hotels very own wellness centre where you can find a Finnish sauna, a Turkish steam bath and relaxation room.
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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.
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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 Selva di Val Gardena is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. 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 8/12/2013 is free. Children born between 9/12/2005 and 8/12/2013, and seniors born before 9/12/1956, 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 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.
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.
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.
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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