Luxury Ski Chalet Holidays in Cervinia

Discover a ski resort where famous Italian hospitality and gastronomy are combined with an iconic ski region with the Matterhorn at its heart

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Located just across the border from Zermatt, Cervinia is Italy’s most celebrated international ski resort. It is one of the highest and most snow-sure resorts in the Alps, with a long ski season with consistent snow coverage. And as expected the gastronomy here is second to none. If you are wanting a mountain lunch of Swiss fondue, incredible pizza for dinner, and world-class skiing, then a luxury chalet in Cervinia is a perfect choice.

Ski terrain

150 KM (Local Area), 350 KM (Total Area incl. Zermatt)

Resort Altitude

2,050 M

Ski Altitude

1,524 M – 3,480 M

Highest Lift

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise – 3,883 M


Blue: 31%, Red: 58%, Black: 11%

Nearest Airport

Turin 1hr 40mins
Milan 2hr 20 mins
Geneva 2hr 45 mins


Pragelato is best for families, intermediate skiers, and foodies wanting to combine gastronomy with a luxury ski holiday.


The best time is from mid-December to early April.


Beginners and intermediates are also well catered in Cervinia with an extensive range of wide, easy slopes. There is a good nursery slope in the village with a magic carpet and an adjacent chairlift. Once you are confident, you can try the Plan Maison area.

For kids

Cervina is an excellent ski resort for families. There is a kids’ park adjacent to Lino’s Bar equipped with bouncy castles and sledges, spades for digging in the snow, playhouses and slides, and even baby skis for the littlest beginners.

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Luxury ski holidays in the Cervinia Ski Paradise ski area

An old mountaineering village in the beautiful Valle d’Aosta, Cervinia is a quaint mountain village with a cobbled main street that is traffic free. Sitting at an altitude of 2,050M, it is one of the highest resorts in the Alps. As expected from an Italian town, there is a huge focus on dining, with around 50 restaurants and a handful of après ski venues to choose from.

Cervinia is the perfect destination for skiers looking for long, cruisy red and blue runs. It doesn’t really have anything for an expert skier looking to challenge themselves however thanks to the proximity to Zermatt, a real haven for experts, it still has plenty to offer.

Cervinia is known for its fabulous atmosphere and events which run throughout the winter. You can experience local traditions, ranging from stunning Christmas markets to historic carnivals. Paying tribute to Cervinia’s mountaineering roots, the Cogne Ice Opening, in the town of Lillaz is a unique event to experience ice climbing in the Alps.

A luxury ski holiday to Cervinia perfectly blends modern luxuries with a traditional Alpine feel, whilst being home to a number of the finest luxury ski chalets in Italy.

For those arriving by plane, Turin is the nearest international airport, but Milan and Geneva are also easy options with a transfer time of 3 hours or less.

Cervinia makes a great choice for groups with mixed skiing abilities, with the added joy of one of the world’s most magnificent mountain settings.

One of the largest ski areas in the Alps, Cervinia Ski Paradise encompasses 365km of pistes across three valleys in both Switzerland and Italy. Defined by three sectors, Breuil-Cervinia and Valtournenche on the Italian side, and Zermatt on the Swiss side. The area is connected by a vast network of slopes and lifts that allow you to ski all day without ever having to take your skis off. The main slopes above Cervinia are high and open, and mainly west-facing. The vast majority of the ski lifts are modern and fast, meaning lift queues are a rarity.

Situated at an altitude of 2,050m, this snow-sure ski resort offers a wonderful array of long and gently ski slopes that are just perfect for intermediate skiers. Sunny slopes and spectacular scenery just add to the appeal, whilst the altitude makes it a great choice for early and late season ski holidays.

The main slopes above Cervinia are high and open, and mainly west-facing. The vast majority of the ski lifts are modern and fast, meaning lift queues are a rarity. The highlight in Cervinia has to be the Ventina run, an 8km leg-burning extravaganza. For those who love long ski slopes you are certainly in the right resort, with one of the longest pistes in the world descending 13km from the Plateau Rosa at 3,480m, all the way down to Valtournenche at 1,525m.

Beginners are well catered for in Cervinia, it is one of the best places to learn. There is a good nursery slope in the village with a magic carpet and an adjacent chairlift. Once you are confident on your ski legs you can try the Plan Maison, where you can enjoy and progress on gentle blue runs. The runs here are wide and open and blue runs will take you can into the village.


We recommend our Cervinia favourites

Foodies will love a luxury ski holiday to Cervinia, with its abundance of restaurants and bars to discover.  Cervinia’s selection of more than 50 restaurants ranges from cosy cafes to gourmet evening meals, but you can be certain that all have the same focus on local, authentic cuisine served in an inviting atmosphere. 

There are a number of bars in Cervinia to enjoy an apres ski drink with friends, as well as cafes to warm children up with a hot chocolate after a day skiing in Italy. Plus there are a number of venues hosting live DJs where it’s possible to continue your evening into the night! A couple of the more lively places to visit for evening entertainment in Cervinia would be Lo Yeti & Apres Ski Bar. Definitely worth a visit is Chalet Dragon which has a superb terrace and is a really popular spot on a sunny day.

Chalet Etoile –  A hotspot for VIPs, the family-owned chalet has been drawing in visitors from far and wide from its prime position at the bottom of the Matterhorn. It is known for serving up traditional dishes with innovative flourishes.

Rifugio Gran Sometta – This is a rustic and low-key eatery with warm service and home cooking. Don’t miss the Testaroli pasta or the Stinco al forno.

Ristorante Bontadini – This is a fully stocked self-service restaurant that has large terraces with spectacular views of the mountains and the valley. It is easily accessible from the slope and can also be reached by snowshoes from Cime Bianche Laghi and Plan Maison.

La Chandelle – Decorated in the same classic, elegant style as the famous Hermitage hotel in which it is located, this spacious restaurant offers an impressive menu of modern yet unfussy dishes alongside a selection of more traditional options. 

Wood – Decorated with a profusion of wood, this attractive bistro at the entrance to the village offers modern cuisine influenced by the traditions of the Aosta Valley and the chef’s native Sweden. The modern menu offers a harmonious balance of creative and regional dishes.

Le Bistrot de l’Abbé – Discover new tastes of Italian cuisine in the comfort of this cosy eatery. This place guarantees you good risotto, trout and polenta. Tasty chocolate fondue, strudels and are the tastiest dishes.

Breuil Ski School

Cervino Ski School

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Why Choose Us For Your Bespoke Chalet Holiday in Cervinia?

As a respected and trusted agency with over 16 years of experience, you are in good hands. We have travelled the Alps to put together our comprehensive portfolio and know all of our chalets and owners personally. 

What’s more, we will always offer an honest, unbiased opinion to help you secure the chalet that’s right for you, at the best price. With free pre-arrival concierge thrown in. 

Plus if you can’t find what you’re looking for on our site, simply get in touch. We have access to a whole host of stunning chalets and family-friendly properties not yet featured on our site. 

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Specialists in organising luxury ski holidays for families, celebrations & large groups

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All of our chalets have been hand-picked with exceptional service and experience in mind. Our comprehensive portfolio offers you access to all of the finest luxury ski chalets in Europe’s leading ski resorts.



Our ski specialist offer friendly impartial advice and have unrivalled resort and chalet knowledge. They have also visited the properties so we have first hand experience of what will be the best fit for you and your group. 



Our pre-arrival concierge team work around the clock to ensure you have everything organised to perfection. From expert advice on the liveliest après ski stops to husky sledging, heli-skiing or a private jet, no request is too tricky.



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