Location: Italy

Italy has everything to offer: classy steep slopes as well as famous World Cup slopes in the Dolomites and lush “snow holes” such as the powder snow paradise Livigno. Alpine comfort and rustic mountain huts can be found especially in the South Tyrolean ski areas. There are plenty of hours of sunshine free. Italy offers you the perfect combination of culinary and sporty enjoyment! Why book a ski holiday in Italy? Welcome to “Bella Italia”! In diverse Italy, “Dolce Vita” is not just a motto, but an actual attitude towards life. Enjoy life in all its facets and be happy – the Italians love their country with all its possibilities and pleasures. Part of this attitude towards life is of course the enjoyment of skiing and snowboarding. Vino, gelato, cappuccino, pizza – Italian cuisine is probably one of the most famous in the world, with skiing being at least as popular as Italian dishes. This is exactly why you should never travel to Italy in winter without visiting one of the many beautiful ski resorts. And once you are there, you should definitely not return home without having tried the delicious food and good wine. Italy offers adrenaline lovers and recreational skiers long and wide slopes that are perfect for carving. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen on your trip to Italy, as the country is blessed with many hours of sunshine – that could be one of the reasons for the Italians’ zest for life. So: enjoy your day on the slopes with breathtaking views, excellent snow conditions and the warming rays of the sun that caress your face. Where can you ski in Italy? In Italy you can go on winter holidays in six regions. Most of the mountain railways are in the Dolomites. The Dolomites are part of the southern Alps and are also known outside of Europe for their unique beauty. The Dolomites are spread over the regions of South Tyrol, Belluno and Trentino. South Tyrol is known as the sunny region of the Alps, where skiers and snowboarders find true satisfaction. In addition to the Dolomiti Superski region with 12 ski areas (including Sella Ronda and Gardena Ronda), there is also the opportunity to get to know smaller ski areas with cozy ski huts. The Dolomiti Superski region stands out with its unbelievable 1,200 kilometers of slopes and 460 lifts in just one lift pass!  The Dolomites in Trentino are easily accessible via the Brenner and also offer wonderful ski areas. The Lombardy region with the winter sports resort of Bormio has a sporting history – the World Ski Championships have already taken place here several times. The municipality is located in the province of Sondrio, the northeasternmost region of Lombardy. Another interesting ski area is located above Italy’s freeride and telemark Mecca, Livigno. The place is located directly on the Swiss border and is accordingly known as a duty-free zone and a shopping paradise. In addition, the inexpensive ski resort, which is also known for its pioneering status in terms of avalanche safety in freeriding, offers a fantastic event program in winter. In addition, in Livigno it is possible for good skiers and snowboarders to Heliskiing is also possible in Piedmont, near Turin and the French border. In 2006 the Winter Olympics took place in Turin. The competition for snowboarders took place in Bardonecchia, which is why the place is definitely worth a visit for snowboarders too! Another suitable place for skiers and snowboarders is the Aosta Valley near the border with France and Switzerland. The valley offers beautiful hotels, cozy ski huts and a large selection of different restaurants as well as numerous options for an entertaining evening. The Veneto region stretches from the Adriatic coast to the Dolomites. The alpine town of Belluno offers many beautiful slopes here. The Belluno ski area even has one of the longest slopes in Europe. Are the Dolomites really the most beautiful mountains in the world? The Dolomites, which are part of the southern Alpine region, are considered to be the most beautiful mountains in the world. Is that really you? Maybe … If you are visiting the region on a sunny day and fresh snow has just fallen, the white blanket of snow glistens in the sunlight and you are surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding mountains, you will surely agree without hesitation. Since 2009 the Dolomites have even been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The highest peak in the area, the Marmolada, reaches a height of 3,342 m. What else can you do on a ski holiday in Italy? In addition to skiing, there is a lot to experience on a winter holiday. Cross-country skiing is particularly interesting. There are numerous beautiful routes in different degrees of difficulty – from beginners to experts, there is something for everyone. The most suitable region for cross-country skiers is the Hochpustertal with Europe’s largest cross-country skiing carousel. As part of the Dolomiti Nordicski network with approx. 1,300 km of trails in 13 regions within the Dolomites, ideal conditions are there. Other activities on a skiing holiday include snowshoeing, hang gliding, paragliding, horse-drawn sleigh rides and ice climbing.


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