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Santa Caterina

Santa Caterina Ski Resort Guide

Santa Caterina, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length22 miles
Highest Lift9,482ft
Resort Height5,709ft
 Nearest AirportInnsbruck Airport
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Santa Caterina

The Italian ski resort of Santa Caterina is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 5,709ft, with 22 miles of marked runs.


Santa Caterina is part of the Alta Valtellina ski area with access to 114 miles of downhill skiing, with 112 marked pistes, served by a total of 62 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Santa Caterina itself (22 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Alta Valtellina ski resorts of Bormio and Livigno.

The ski resort itself is at 5,709ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 9,482ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Santa Caterina offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Santa Caterina offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Santa Caterina is 3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Bucaneve'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Santa Caterina?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Santa Caterina.

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Ski Area Stats

Santa Caterina Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1217 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 1 miles
Total Length
22 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
11 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Alta Valtellina Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
114 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Santa Caterina Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift9,482ft
Resort Altitude (Santa Caterina)5,709ft
Lowest Trail5,643ft
Max Vertical3,839ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Santa Caterina
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Santa Caterina

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Ski Lessons in Santa Caterina

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Santa Caterina Ski Schools and Santa Caterina Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Santa Caterina?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Valfurva, Province of Sondrio.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Santa Caterina is Innsbruck Airport, 174 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,065 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 17 miles of ski runs, with 12 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Santa Caterina open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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