Breuil-Cervinia is a picturesque alpine resort tucked at the foot of some of the most iconic peaks in the Alps. Heading out on a backcountry skiing expedition is a great way to see these mighty mountains and enjoy some high-quality skiing as well.
Away from the aforementioned spots, hut-ho-hut skiing is a popular way to see a diverse sample of the region, while getting in some exemplary skiing. Most hut-to-hut trips head around the Matterhorn, getting incredible views of this stunning summit from all angles.
Furggen, the Furgghorn, Theodulhorn and Testa Grigia are also excellent spots to head out for a single day of backcountry skiing.
During the winter, average daily temperatures range from -7 °C to -10 °C on the slopes of the mountain. Factoring in the windchill and temperatures can feel as cold as -15 °C to -20 °C. Snow generally begins to fall in January and piles up quickly, sticking well until about April.
Any trip to Breuil-Cervinia best begins with a flight into Torino Airport (TRN) airport. From here, the town is slightly less than a two hour drive away. Buses are also available, but take a bit longer than driving.
January to April
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