Feel like you are at the top of the world with a ski vacation in Schnalstal Val Senales. With slopes climbing 3,258 meters above sea level, Schnalstal Val Senales offers skiers and snow sport enthusiasts with towering snow-covered peaks where on some days you literally ski in the clouds. The high altitude of Schanlstal Val Senales ensures skiers are able to ski on at least some of the slopes year-round. This ski resort is designed for those who love to ski, where the emphasis is on fun in the great outdoors.
The resort hotel at Schanlstal Val Senales is the beautiful Berghotel Grawand, which sits high in the mountains, at over 3,000 meters above sea level. In fact, this hotel is the highest hotel throughout Europe! From many of the hotel's one hundred guest rooms, as well as various other rooms in the hotel, you can literally gaze down at the scenic landscape far below.
The over-sized guest rooms offer you plenty of room to stretch out and relax after a long day on the slopes, and they offer fine appointments to ensure your comfort during your stay, including a balcony. The hotel is equipped with a swimming pool, sauna, and sunroof, all perfect spots to unwind from a busy day of skiing. With the Berghotel Grawand nestled high up in the Alps, when you wake up in the morning, you will be just a short distance from the runs.
Schnalstal Val Senales creates a perfect ski experience, offering a variety of slope options to give you the full ski experience. You will find three cross country tracks, in intermediate and easy levels, with lengths varying from 2,000 to 10,000 meters.
Of the thirteen ski runs in Schanlstal Val Senales, six are easy, four are intermediate, and three are difficult. This mix of ski runs ensures every skill level has a wide variety of ski options while on the slopes.
Each ski run or track is equipped with its own lift system, providing you with ease in getting to the top, and little wait. Some of the slopes are groomed with artificial snow to give you a full ski experience. This also allows those slopes to remain open longer during the ski season.
Skiing and snowboarding are popular sports year-round at this resort due to the high altitude. When you aren't skiing, you can find several other activities to engage in. In addition to relaxing at the hotel with a warm dip in the hotel's heated indoor swimming pool, basking in the sauna, or taking in the views on the sun deck, there are a few other activities you can partake in during winter months. A guided tour into the heart of a glacier with the iceDome tours provides a magnificent and memorable experience. There is a silence and magic in the glacier that can only be experienced first-hand. On some winter days, you can enjoy a music festival in the iceDome.
Also in the 120,000 square meter glacier area is the snowboard park, perfect for snowboarders and free-stylers of all levels. The park is equipped with an easy line, medium line, and pro line to ensure variety in your snowboarding experience.
You can take part in a number of guided Alpine excursions, including walking and cross-country skiing. Or you can spend some time improving your snowboarding and skiing skills with a lesson at the Schnals Skiing School. The area is also the perfect place to explore on your own by hiking, walking, or mountaineering.
There are several restaurants and pubs to choose from in Schanlstsal Val Senals. There are a number of snack huts located near the slopes, giving you the perfect spot to take a quick break and re-fuel before you head back out for more skiing. Restaurants include both full-service and self-service, and provide a variety of cuisines, including Italian, Tyrolean, and salads. After a long day of skiing, spend some time unwinding in a warm pub with great drinks.