Italy has some of the finest ski resorts in Europe and is very popular with all levels of skier.
The Dolomites and Alps have some beautiful resorts that are packed with activities and make a fabulous holiday. Take a look at some of the best ski resorts in Italy to get an idea of what you can do on vacation here.
One of the most popular ski resorts in Italy is Cervinia which has magnificent views of the Matterhorn from the Italian side. Lying at the top of the Aosta Valley it is known for its very wide slopes which are perfect for beginners and intermediate skiers. More advanced skiers can link to Zermatt in Switzerland and the cities of Turin and Milan are just a short drive away. Claviere on the French border is at a higher altitude and tends to have lots of snow. It is a good place for intermediate skiers and there are links into neighbouring French ski resorts too.
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This is a great place for families as there are childcare facilities, an ice rink and more. Passo Tonale is another high altitude ski resort in Lombardy and Trentino and is quieter than the larger ski centres. It has a lot of restaurants and bars and is suited to most level of skier. For advanced skiers Arabba is a resort with some challenging ski runs. This includes the famous Marmolada Glacier and some tricky runs on Europe’s largest ski area- the Dolomiti Superski.
Throughout the Italian Alps and Dolomites you’ll find superb accommodation and the best of Italian cuisine. There really is something for everyone here including the non-skier as the winter walks, shopping and entertainment is second to none. For some excellent places to ski check out what Italy has to offer and start planning that vacation in the snow today.