Skiing Italy

Winter Italy

A ski holiday with Italian charm

Unfortunately, skiing in Italy is much less known than the other Alpine countries.
Skiing in Italy is unique, and by the typical Italian charm, incomparable. The ski resorts are known for good descents, snow security, and tremendous facilities, which also includes the après ski of a high level.

Italy is also known for its hospitality, making the Skiing quite a bit more pleasant.
Noteworthy is that the Skiing in Italy, on the whole, is less expensive than in many other Alpine countries, while the facilities certainly are not less. You get be more, for less money. Moreover, nowhere else after skiing you can enjoy such culinary delights and local delicacies.

One of the nicest things about Skiing in Italy, is the journey there. Since you need, whether you come by car, train or plane, to cross the snowy Alps. The journey already shows how great the skiing is. If you go by plane, then you land usually in the warm and sunny Italian lowland, and the closer you come to your holiday resort, the bolder work the snowy peaks of the Alps and the Dolomites.

Plenty of great ski resorts

While Skiing in Italy is less known, the Italian ski resorts are still looking forward to an increasing popularity. More and more tour operators offer winter sports vacations to Italy, and the journey is well connected by car, plane or train. So after a short flight you get to airports such as Milan, Turin and Verona. And then you're almost on the slopes. Italy is now so easy to reach, even a day of skiing can be an option.

The skier who wants to go skiing or snowboarding in Italy, has plenty of choice between several really great ski resorts.
Thus situated between Verona and the Brenner, lies one of the largest ski areas in Europe, Dolomiti Superski. The ski area covers a large part of South Tyrol, and includes some of the most challenging and family-friendly winter destinations in the Alps. An ideal area to enjoy the winter!

The other regions in Italy have also beautiful and large ski resorts, such as the famous Cortina d'Ampezzo and Arabba, both very attractive destinations for winter sports.

The opening hours of the ski areas are similar to the opening hours in other Alpine Countries. The ski resorts are usually open late November / early December and close in late March or April.

Top 10 Skiing Italy

The Top 10 most popular destinations for winter sports are:

1. Valle d'aosta Valle d'aosta
2. Alta Badia Alta Badia
3. Cortina d'Ampezzo Cortina d'Ampezzo
4. Madonna di Campiglio Madonna di Campiglio
5. Cervinia Cervinia
6. Sestriere Sestriere
7. Bormio Bormio
8. Arabba Arabba
9. Passo Tonale Passo Tonale
10. Selva Valgardena Selva Valgardena

Challenging or family friendly and child friendly ski resort

A question that for each winter sports country is very important and will apply to all ski areas. Perhaps the most important for the choice for a winter destination.

We give of all the Italian ski resorts as much information as possible, so you can make a good choice for a skiing holiday in this fantastic ski country. In addition, we try as much as possible to indicate the facilities and winter sports possibilities. So we offer information about all Ski Resorts so you can determine if this destination is right for your winter holiday.

Italy is a very hospitable country and provides opportunities for all family members. The ski resorts are often very spacious, although there are also smaller . The facilities are usually as good as in other alpine countries, and the descents are divided for all abilities. Besides the slopes there are also other winter sports possible such as cross country skiing, paragliding or freestyle skiing.

A wide choice of options

Unique! Nowhere else you get because such an enjoyment out of skiing and snowboarding as in such a mountainous landscape. Often amidst the rugged mountains of the Dolomites with fantastic views of ski slopes, mountains, villages and valleys. Partly because of this skiing in Italy is unique.

Italian ski resorts are of course primarily for the Italians who also really like to enjoy the good opportunities for winter sports in their own country. Keep therefore into account the school holidays in this beautiful country and the festive season when planning your ski holiday. If the Italians go back to their homes, you'll have the ski resorts practically to yourself.

We wish you also already a lot of fun while your ski holidays in Italy!