Ski Holidays in Italy
Italy offers a truly authentic skiing experience by combining native cuisine with friendly locals, beautiful scenery and traditional towns, giving you a wonderfully memorable holiday. The Italians adopt a laid back approach to skiing with late mornings and long lunches, giving you a quiet slope during the traditional peak times. On top of this their lift systems are some of the most modern in Europe. Although at times erratic, the snowfall poses no threat to your ski holidays due to the impressive snowmaking abilities within the resorts. In 2006, Italy played host to the Winter Olympic Games across many of the resorts you’ll find below.
Ski Resorts In Italy
| La Thuile
| Passo Tonale
| Sauze D'oulx
There is a good mix of ski hotels and chalets in Italian resorts, with hotels being a popular option compared to the traditional chalets favoured in France. Family friendly with a relaxed atmosphere, Italy is the perfect option for skiers looking for warm hospitality, fun loving vibes and fewer crowds this season.
Skiing is generally less expensive in Italy, compared to France, Switzerland and Austria and with great food, lively après ski and stunning scenery you won’t be missing out on any holiday highlights.
SKI AREAS IN ITALY
The Italian resorts stretch across the border of the country and with a multitude of large ski areas to choose from Italy is a popular choice for European ski holidays. The far north of the country, hosts the world’s largest ski area in the high altitude region known as ‘The Super Dolimiti’ which contains 12 different ski areas and 1200km of flawlessly prepared snowy slopes. Alongside, the Dolomites Super, the Milky Way also known as Via Lattea, boasts over 160 connected ski runs straddling the French/Italian border. With over 800 ski and snowboard instructors and 14 ski schools this is a great ski area for beginners and with over six resorts to choice from, has a resort to suit everyone.
Meanwhile, the Aosta Valley, bordered by France and Switzerland is at the Heart of the Alps and is home to Europe's 3 highest mountains. Resorts including Courmayeur, Cervinia and La Thuile amongst others, other spectacular scenery alongside snow sure skiing with pistes above 2500 metres
With great value for money skiing, Italy is a brilliant choice for your next ski holiday. Particularly geared towards the beginner and intermediate market, the resorts all have a wonderful charm with beautiful surroundings. For help with planning your 2014/15 ski holiday, give our Holiday Heroes a call on 020 8600 1650 or use enquire online. We are on hand to search the entire market to find you the very best deals and offers, saving you from overpaying for an underwhelming ski trip.