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Destinations: Hotel Sassongher, Dolomites, Italy

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Once a simple mountain shelter, Hotel Sassongher in Alta Badia is now a 5-star hotel in which Ladin and South Tyrolean cultures are meticulously treasured


F or those looking for an authentic mountain getaway Hotel Sassongher, deep in the heart of the Italian Dolomites, combines luxury and comfort to offer a wonderfully pleasant atmosphere of well-being. Hotel Sassongher is a traditional hotel owned by the Pescosta family since 1938 and feels like it – everything has the intense personal touch.

Guests can unwind in the extensive spa featuring three different types of sauna, including infrared to relax muscles and boost the immune system, and enjoy local delicacies in the hotel’s three traditional Stube restaurants, one of which dates back to the 16th century. Every evening the hotel hosts live entertainment, which is perfect for groups and families.

The Dolomites are the perfect winter destination for all manner of activities, and as well as skiing, there are exciting routes and frozen waterfalls where you can learn the thrill-seeking sport of ice climbing.


Guests staying at Hotel Sassongher can enjoy a mountaineering session with an alpine guide who comes with a wealth of experience and all the necessary equipment


Guests staying at Hotel Sassongher can enjoy a mountaineering session with an alpine guide who comes with a wealth of experience and all the necessary equipment – including crampons, ice axes and climbing ropes – making for an action-packed day trip in a spectacular setting.

Corvara is the jewel in the crown of the breath-taking Dolomite mountains (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and Hotel Sassongher is in the heart of the glamorous town. Situated in the Dolomiti Superski area, it is the largest ski area in the world with over 1,200km of pistes to choose from, meaning there is the perfect ski challenge for every level.

The well-connected lifts allow you uninterrupted skiing on over 40km of ski runs in a single day, with gourmet mountain huts along the way, which offer delicious dishes created by Michelin Star chefs, including 3-Michelin Star Chef Norbert Niederkofler.

Words: Staff

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