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Skiing region Watles

Watles skiing area is not one of the big skiing resorts. However, it offers snow fun for the whole family, many sunny hours and a large selection of activities. With Schlinig Nordic Ski Center, it offers a centre of cross-country skiing and biathlon of international reputation.

Watles above Mals in Vinschgau is holding the record of sunny hours among all the sunny skiing areas of Ortler Skiarena. The ski pass, valid for three countries – Italy, Switzerland and Austria – guarantees cross-border ski fun in South and North Tyrol. Countless activities around the skiing area complete the offer.

Fun, fun, fun

The nearly one kilometre long ski cross slope and the snow park with thirteen structures on eight tables are a paradise for adventurous freestylers and snowboarders. The family fun line offers many training possibilities for beginners and advanced skiers on various levels. Under qualified supervision, kids can make their first attempts on skis at the ski kindergarten “Bubo Kinderpark”.

Cross-country skiing and more

As the venue of international cross-country ski competitions, Nordic Ski Center Schlinig offers over 15 kilometres of perfectly prepared trails. Watles is not only attractive for cross-country skiers: Active vacationers will also look forward to snowshoe hikes, winter excursions and ski mountaineering with any degree of difficulty.

Watles ski school is one of the best ski schools in South Tyrol and has the certificate “Gold” for children’s ski schools. The instructors offer group courses for kids and beginners as well as individual lessons for all those who would like to improve their technique.

Technical characteristics:

  • Sea level: 1,740 to 2,500 m
  • Lift facilities: 3
  • Kilometres of ski slopes: 18
  • Types of ski runs: 12 km red and 6 km blue ones

Further information:
Skiing region Watles
I-39024 Mals/Burgeis
Phone: +39 0473 835 456