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Sexten / Sesto

Sexten / Sesto Ski Resort Guide

Sexten / Sesto, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length33 miles
Highest Lift7,218ft
Resort Height4,298ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Innsbruck Airport
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Sexten / Sesto

The Alta Pusteria region is centred on the historic South Tyrolean resort of Sexten. The region is set in spectacular Dolomitic scenery, long popular with visitors from home and abroad. The peaks around form a huge natural sundial, and it's easy to ski further afield thanks to affiliations within the Hochpusertal region and the DolimitiSuperski Pass options beyond.


The Italian ski resort of Sexten / Sesto is in the Italian Dolomites at an altitude of 4,298ft, with 33 miles of marked runs.

Sexten / Sesto has direct access to 33 miles of downhill skiing, with 37 marked pistes, served by a total of 27 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 7,218ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Sexten / Sesto offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Sexten / Sesto offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sexten / Sesto?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 28 September, with around 1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Sexten / Sesto Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1419 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
188 miles
Total Length
33 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
124 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sexten / Sesto Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,218ft
Lowest Trail4,298ft
Resort Altitude (Sexten / Sesto)4,298ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sexten / Sesto
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Sexten / Sesto Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Holzriese I + II'.

Location and Map

Where is Sexten / Sesto?

This ski resort is in the Italian Dolomites in Sexten, South Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sexten / Sesto is Bolzano, 91 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Venice, Treviso, Klagenfurt, Trieste, Ljubljana, Salzburg and Verona airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 27 ski lifts are able to uplift 30,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 120 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sexten / Sesto open?

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


Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Late April.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Sexten / Sesto, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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