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WINTER EVENTS 2023 / 2024


For sure information you may contact che tourist offices Alta Badia:

Excursion with the fat bike

Biking during the winter season is a particular experience that you can live intensely with the expert Dolomite Biking guides. You can cross the unique and enchanting trails at the Santa Croce and Armentara in completely safety thanks to the fat bike. Information and reservation at the office of the Ski School Badia: tel. 0471 839648, email

Itinerary: Badia – La Crusc/S. Croce (by chairlift, for a fee) – Armentara meadows – Badia
Difficulty: medium (it is necessary to have confidence with the bike)
Meeting and return: in accordance with the bike guide
Clothing: winter clothes, boots, helmet (ski helmet or possibility to rent one at the hire)
Price: € 88,00 (half day tour, the bike rent by Ski rental Skiland is included)
These prices may vary according to different itineraries.

Appointments: every day, according with the bike guides

Winter Opening Party – Dauriun la sajun da d’invern

Welcome the winter season in style!

Live music will fill the air with contagious energy. But that’s not all: many more surprises await you.
Get ready to dance and celebrate the arrival of winter together!

When? On Saturday, December 2nd from 5 p.m. onwards

Where? Parking lifts La Crusc

Advënt te plaza – Advent in the square

Enjoy a cosy winter evening in the village square in Badia with a warm drink, hot soup and heart-warming Christmas melodies.

When? On December 8th, 15th and 22nd

Where? Village centre, Badia

I fostüs di tiers salvari – The Armentara-meadows

Excursion on the traces of wild animals along the fascinating snow-covered Armentara-meadows. Together with Alfred, guide and passionate nature photographer, you will find out which animals live at the feet of the majestic Dolomite peaks during the winter.

When? Every Friday at 9.30 am

Where? Meeting point: Tourist office, La Val

Itinerary: Furnacia – Armentara – La Crusc/Santa Croce – Ütia Ranch da André hut – Furnacia
Difficulty: medium
Meeting: 9.30 a.m. La Val Tourist Office (by car to Furnacia)
Return: approx. 4.00 p.m.
Altitude diff.: ↑↓ approx. 300 m
Distance: approx. 8,5 km
Walking: approx. 4 hours
Lunch: Ranch da André hut (for a fee)

The guide speaks Italian and German.

Information and reservation at the tourist offices or online within the day before (limited places).

Les morvëies dl cil – Walk with torches and stargazing

The night sky has fascinated humans since ancient times. With an expert eye you can discover a lot about stars, planets and constellations. During the excursion, you will meet Enrico, an astronomy enthusiast. He will give you the opportunity to observe and admire the beauty of the universe and discover the secrets of the shiny sky.

When? 23.12.22 / 20.01.23 / 17.02.23 / 24.03.23

Where? Meeting point: Badia, parking area chairlift La Crusc 1

Itinerary: Badia – Oies – Badia
Meeting: 8.30 p.m. Badia – Lift La Crusc 1 parking area
Return: approx. 10.30 p.m.
Difficulty: easy
Distance: approx. 3 km

The guide speaks Italian and German.

Information and reservation at the tourist offices or online by the day before (limited places).

End of the year’s torchlight descent 

Torchlight descent with the instructors of the Ski & Snowboard School Badia Pedraces. Music, hot tea and wine will wait for you at the arrival.

When? 31st December 2023 – Transport of the participants with the chairlift will be between 4.45 and 5.15 pm. The departure is planned approximately at 5.45 pm.

Where? Badia, Ski slope La Crusc 1

Registration and information at the Ski School Badia – Tel.  0471 839648

Art on the slope – Contest of snow sculptures – THE EVENT IS CANCELLED

Contest and exhibition of Snow Sculptures at the huts of the Skitour Santa Croce. The students of the Professional School of Arts Ortisei from Val Gardena will realise snow sculptures.

Information at the tourist offices.

10.01. – 12.01.2022

Carnival Cup

Masks race with skis, sledges and music with DJ. You can taste krapfen, mulled wine and “Apfelglühmix” (apple drink for kids). Fun on the slope for everyone.

Information and registration at the Ski & Snowboard School Badia Pedraces – tel. 0471 839648.

When? On February 11th, 2024 at 2 pm.

Where? Badia, valley station of the ski slope La Crusc 1.

Noza da paur – Weddings in times past

The customs associated with Ladin marriage are unique: one of them is the “cioura müla”. In the past it was a wooden goat, today it is a live animal sold to the “möt vedl” or the “möta vedla”, the couple’s elder brother or sister who aren’t married yet. These and other impressive traditions are shown during the presentation of the Ladin peasant wedding.

When? On February 2nd, 2023 – from 9 pm to 10 pm

Where? Village centre of Badia.

Kids ski show

Torchlight descent for children, acrobatic show of the young Pirates Freestyle Team Alta Badia, exhibitions of the Ski Club Ladinia and demonstration of telemark. The children who want to take part at the torchlight descent must be able to ski parallel on a red ski slope.

Information at the Ski & Snowboard School Badia Pedraces– tel. 0471 839648.

When? February 21st, 2024 at 6 pm

Where? Badia, ski slope La Crusc 1

Sommerlier on the slopes

An afternoon on skis from hut to hut accompanied by an expert sommelier and a ski instructor. Wine tasting in the huts with explanation of the properties of the best South Tyrolean wines. Cooperation with the wine consortium and the sommelier association South Tyrol.

Information, prices and reservation at the tourist offices. Tel. 0471 839695, e-mail:

When? On February 7th, March 5th and March 19th 2024 – Meeting point at the valley station of the lift Piz La Ila at 1.30 pm

Where? Wine tasting in the mountain huts Ütia Lé, Ütia Tamá and La Munt.

Roda dles saus – Flavours week

Some of the mountain huts of the La Crusc Skitour Ütia L’Tamá, Ütia Lé, Ütia Nagler, Santa Croce and Ranch da André offer traditional dishes of the Ladin culture. The precious recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and are based on simple ingredients and identified by their genuine taste. Try the unique and genuine flavours of the Ladin tradition during the whole week.

For the opening of the flavours week, on March 17th , each hut presents its dish through show-cooking and traditional live music.

When? From March 17th to March 24th 2024.

Where? In the mountain huts of the Skitour La Crusc.

Carnival on the snow

Joy and fun on skis while looking for my carnival mask. Final surprise and lots of masked photos in the various photopoints.

More information in the tourist offices of Alta Badia.

23.02.2020 – 10,00 a.m. – 3,30 p.m. – location: Badia/Santa Croce, Piz La Ila, Piz Sorega, Boé

“Gran cufada” – Traditional competition with Easter eggs

Typical Ladin competition in breaking eggs, without breaking the own one. The winner will get a nice price.

02.04.2018 – ore 12.00 a.m. Ütia Lee

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Notification: due to the current extraordinary situation, caused by the Covid-19, with the aim of guaranteeing the health and safety of the guests, changes of the events are possible. We therefore advise you to check always with the Alta Badia tourist offices.

Thank you for your comprehension.