Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy? If you're planning to go skiing or snowboarding in Cortina d'Ampezzo -- or if you just want to see the town -- we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.

When to go to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Cortina d'Ampezzo has great mountains, which you can fully enjoy all year, but of course if you're going there you're likely to be going during the ski season to enjoy the 1200 km of ski slopes.

Important essentials for Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cortina d'Ampezzo, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

  • Ski/snowboard insurance

    If you are going skiing or snowboarding in the Dolomites, good insurance is a must. We recommend comparing options at travelinsurance.com


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

 

Activities for Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

If you get tired of skiiing or snowboarding, there are some great activities within driving distance of Cortina d'Ampezzo. Here's where we'd go


  • Venice

    You will likely fly into Venice, so it's great to get a tour of the world-famous city while you're there.

    Check out the tour options

 

What to wear/what to pack for Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy by month

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January

If you go to Cortina d'Ampezzo in January, you will notice that it is frosty. There will be snow, but you can also expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Cortina d'Ampezzo is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you are traveling to Cortina d'Ampezzo in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Cortina d'Ampezzo is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May for Cortina d'Ampezzo is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Cortina d'Ampezzo is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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July

In July, Cortina d'Ampezzo is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Cortina d'Ampezzo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

Traveling to Cortina d'Ampezzo in September, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Cortina d'Ampezzo can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Cortina d'Ampezzo can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you are traveling to Cortina d'Ampezzo in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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