The ski season is just around the corner. If winter means skiing holidays for you, you'll know how a safe slope adapted to your abilities can guarantee the success of the experience. Snow in excellent condition, beautiful scenery, gradual difficulty: these are some of the best ski slopes in Italy.
The best areas for those who want to start taking their first steps on the snow are in Alta Badia, Antagnod, Breuil Cervinia, Passo del Tonale, Piani di Bobbio. Ideal destinations for skiers at an intermediate level are Andalo, Canazei, Livigno, Madonna di Campiglio, Nassfeld- Pramollo. Spectacular slopes that require an excellent skiing technique for the most demanding in Arabba, Cortina, Plan de Corones, LaThuile, Val Gardena. Off-piste paradises are Chamonix, Courmayeur, Gressoney Monterosa, Val d'Isère, Alagna Valsesia.
Here are some of the most beautiful ski slopes that you can find in Italy:
Trentino - On the Paganella Plateau there are 50 kilometres of slopes suitable for all levels of ability and with various types of difficulty. There are also two cross-country ski runs, with night lighting and a snow park, through Andalo, Fai della Paganella, Cevedago, Molveno and Spomaggiore.
Madonna di Campiglio - Madonna di Campiglio is a paradise for skiers, nestled between the mountains that have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dolomites, and the Adamello Brenta Park, the perfect location for a skiing holiday. Not only: Madonna di Campiglio is equipped with ski slopes suitable for expert skiers, intermediates, beginners and spaces for children. In 2011 the new cableway connection from Pinzolo was inaugurated, which guarantees 150 kilometres of slopes, connecting Pinzolo to Folgarida -Marilleva, with the Madonna di Campiglio ski area at its heart.
Alta Valtellina - You can not miss in the top ten of the most famous ski resorts Bormio, with its legendary Stelvio slope, now a fixed stage of the Alpine Ski World Cup downhill. But the ski area of Bormio is much more. In total, between the ski slopes of Vallecetta and San Colombano, the kilometres for skiing in Bormio are about 80 kilometres, with 24 lifts and a snowpark.
Livigno - In Livigno snow never bores. Here there is the largest snowpark in Italy in the Mottolino area. The ski slopes in Livigno wind for 115 km and are equipped with excellent facilities and facilities. There are 33 ski lifts, with gondolas, ski lifts and chairlifts. In addition, as the slopes are arranged, you can ski all day long, always choosing paths kissed by the sun. There is no shortage of trails for beginners and experts and slopes for snowboarding. The area is also famous for Nordic skiing.
Stelvio National Park - Between Solda, Pratp and Trafoi, in the Stelvio National Park, you will find ski facilities surrounded by a breathtaking view at high altitude. We reach 3,250 meters at Punta Beltovo, with the majestic Ortles, almost 4,000 meters above sea level, to frame our descents: about 40 kilometers of slopes wind through a wild and fairytale landscape.
Cervinia - Cervinia is one of the most famous ski resorts in the world. The ski slopes of Cervinia wind for over 130 km of slopes, suitable for every level of skier, from beginner to advanced. Not only that: if you rent a holiday home in Cervinia, know that it is also well connected to the other famous ski resorts of Valtournenche and Zermatt, in Switzerland, thus extending the ski area to over 300 km!
Sestriere - One of the most famous ski resorts not only in Piedmont, but throughout Italy. Sestriere is synonymous with skiing holidays. Its district, "La Via Lattea", is connected with the resorts of Cesana, Sansicario, Sauze d'Oulx, Claviere and then ends in the already French Montgenvre. There are the tracks famous for the World Cup and also many tracks for beginners, for a total of over 150 km of ski trails of various levels of difficulty.
Bardonecchia - The ski area of Bardonecchia includes the Colomion- Les Arnauds and Melezet ski areas, with wide runs mainly in the woods. The Jafferau ski area, on the other hand, reaches an altitude of almost 3,000 metres and will allow you to ski out of the woods, for a total of more than 100 kilometres of ski slopes. There are ski trails as well as snowboard, snowshoe, cross-country and skating trails.
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