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Downhill ski run, Cervinia
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Downhill ski run, Cervinia

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Cervinia ski resort

About Cervinia

Ski runs
Beginner runs:
20
Intermediate runs:
41
Advanced runs:
11
Total runs:
72
Ski lifts
Chairs:
12
Drags:
8
Gondola cable cars:
5
Total lifts:
25
Parks:
3
Introduction

Cervinia is a resort with many claims to fame. It sits on the Italian side of the infamous Matterhorn, and is one of only two remaining Italian areas to offer summer skiing.

It’s also one of Italy's most important resorts and has carved a niche as a rather upmarket enclave, perhaps in part because of its cross-border link to Zermatt in Switzerland. The resort is named after Monte Cervino, the Italian name for the Matterhorn, which casts a shadow from overhead.

Known fully as Breuil-Cervinia, the village is also significant in ski history because it was one of the first purpose-built (more or less from scratch) resorts in the 1930s. It also remains one of Europe's highest resorts, and with the ski lifts linking up to 3,899m (12,792ft) – Europe's highest lift-served point – Cervinia offers virtually guaranteed snow.

Cervinia is open for winter sports through the summer months with access to Zermatt's glacier skiing, which stretches over both sides of the border. The summer vertical is usually the biggest available anywhere – just as the huge winter one is – providing an 11km-long (6 miles) run.

Location

Cervinia is at the head of the Aosta Valley, part of the Alps in northwest Italy. The resort lies on the border with Switzerland, close to the Swiss resort of Zermatt.

Website
www.cervinia.it

On the slopes

Weather

Base (day)

Wind (mph) Base Weather Base Max Temp Visibility Cloud-cover Rain
Thu
3
nnw
Sunny
Clear skies
1
1
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Fri
1
nne
Sunny
Clear skies
1
2
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Sat
3
s
Sunny
Clear skies
1
2
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Sun
4
sse
Sunny
Clear skies
1
0
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Mon
9
se
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Patchy light drizzle
4
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm
Tue
7
se
Heavy Snow Swrs Day
Patchy heavy snow
2
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm
Wed
9
ese
Mod Rain Swrs Day
Moderate rain at times
4
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm

Base (night)

Wind (mph) Base Weather Base Max Temp Visibility Cloud-cover Rain
Thu
2
nnw
Clear
Clear skies
-
2
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Fri
2
s
Clear
Clear skies
-
2
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Sat
2
ssw
Mist
Mist
-
1
°C
Poor
0-20%
0mm
Sun
5
se
Mist
Mist
0
°C
Poor
40-60%
0mm
Mon
10
se
Mod Snow
Patchy moderate snow
1
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm
Tue
5
ese
Heavy Sleet
Moderate or heavy sleet
0
°C
Moderate
80-100%
0mm
Wed
7
ese
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
0
°C
Moderate
80-100%
0mm

Summit (day)

Wind (mph) Summit Weather Summit Max Temp Visibility Cloud-cover Rain
Thu
10
nnw
Sunny
Sunny skies
-
2
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Fri
5
nne
Sunny
Sunny skies
-
1
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Sat
5
s
Sunny
Sunny skies
0
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Sun
6
sse
Sunny
Sunny skies
-
2
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Mon
16
se
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light snow
-
5
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm
Tue
19
se
Heavy Snow Swrs Day
Patchy heavy snow
-
7
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm
Wed
25
ese
Mod Rain Swrs Day
Patchy heavy snow
-
5
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm

Summit (night)

Wind (mph) Summit Weather Summit Max Temp Visibility Cloud-cover Rain
Thu
7
nnw
Clear
Clear skies
-
1
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Fri
1
s
Clear
Clear skies
-
1
°C
Good
0-20%
0mm
Sat
3
ssw
Mist
Mist
-
5
°C
Poor
0-20%
0mm
Sun
11
se
Mist
Mist
-
9
°C
Poor
40-60%
0mm
Mon
22
se
Mod Snow
Patchy moderate snow
-
7
°C
Moderate
60-80%
0mm
Tue
17
ese
Heavy Sleet
Heavy snow
-
6
°C
Moderate
80-100%
0mm
Wed
25
ese
Mod Rain
Heavy snow
Moderate
80-100%
0mm
Last updated at 16:05, Thursday 30 October
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