3 Zinnen

3 Zinnen Ski Holidays Italy

Ski between the towering peaks of the Dolomites in this unspoilt UNESCO World Heritage Site. Staying in either of the charming Alpine towns of Sesto (Sexten) or San Candido, you will have access to 115km of pistes. The 3 Zinnen ski area is made up of five connected mountains – Monte Elmo, Orto del Toro, Croda Rossa, Passo Monte Croce and Ski Area Val Comelico – easily accessible by the lifts in the 3 Zinnen Dolomites ski area.

With 31 well-connected lifts that rarely have queues, getting around 3 Zinnen is quick and easy. Each of the Alpine villages has their own distinct character with Italian and German infleunces. We love stopping for lunch at one of many family-run mountain rifugios for a plate of local cuisine. 3 Zinnen is suitable for both beginners and advanced skiers with pistes varying in difficulty, these sweet ski towns are also extremely family friendly.

At a Glance

Resort Altitude: 1,130m

Resort Skiing: 2,200m

Total Ski Area: 115km

Lifts: 31

Blue Runs: 53km

Red Runs: 50km

Black Runs: 11km

Ski Areas

The 3 Zinnen Dolomites ski pass gives you access to all cable cars, chairlifts and pistes. Made up of the five connected mountains Monte Elmo, Orto del Toro, Croda Rossa, Passo Monte Croce and the Ski Area Val Comelico area.

You can also use the lifts in Braies/Prags, Rienz Ski Area in Dobbiaco/Toblach, Waldheim Ski Area in Sesto/Sexten and Monte Croce/Kreuzberg.


3 Zinnen accommodations



With over 115km of varying pistes, 3 Zinnen Dolomites is a fantastic destination for mixed ability skiers and families. Monte Baranci is floodlight between 7pm - 10pm on Tuesday's and Friday's, which is great for those wanting to make the most of their liftpasses. Kids can learn in the designated family ski area in Braies and go down the Rudolph the re-dnosed reindeer ski training track. Expereinced skiers should tackle the challenging Holzreise black run; with its 70% gradient it's one of the Alps' steepest runs.

Ski Schools

We have partnered with SkiBro, New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all ability levels. Click here to book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers.

If you’re traveling during a peak week, be sure to book these well in advance.


There are a variety of mountain restaurants and rifugios to chose from after a morning on the slopes. Stop for lunch at the authentic family-run restaurants where you can try traditional and hearty Alpine cuisine that has both German and Italian influences.

Warm up at Ristorante Monte Elmo at the top of the Sesto Helm lift. A hot chocolate or a warming lunch of local cuisine in this cute Alpine restaurant will do the trick!


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