Italy is a must for any winter sports enthusiast although strangely it is often overlooked as a ski holiday destination. From perfectly prepared wide open slopes, some great off-piste skiing and excellent food: this is just a taster of what you will find during your ski holiday in Italy. Compared to its more northerly neighbours, Italy is relatively inexpensive but certainly doesn’t lack in the quality of its services. The ski slopes are also generally much quieter so long lift queues are not really an issue.
When we think of a ski holiday in Italy, we immediately think of the majestic Dolomites. Skiing in the midst of the beautiful scenery of the Dolomites is to be experienced at least once in a lifetime – most people get hooked straight away and return again and again... For those looking for lively evening entertainment, there’s maybe less than in France and Austria, but what you do find is in true Italian style!
Welcome to one of the largest ski conglomerates in the world! The Dolomiti Superski pass gives access to 12 ski resorts and 1200km of pistes in the beautiful Italian Dolomites. Located in South Tyrol, Trentino and Veneto, the Dolomiti Superski is home to some of the biggest names in Italy, including Cortina d'Ampezzo, Val Gardena and the Sextner Dolomiten. In this guide, we'll tell you everything you need to know about accommodation, weather reports and more ahead of your ski holidays in the Dol... More ›
The IOC voted 47 to 34 in favour of Italy as host country of the 2026 Winter Olympics this week. The games will take place in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, which are about a 5-hour drive from each other. Located in the beautiful Dolomites, Cortina d'Ampezzo last hosted the Winter Olympics in 1956. There was only one other contender, a joint bid from Stockholm, the Swedish ski resort of Are and the Latvian city of Sigulda. Both contenders have an established infrastructure and a history of ho... More ›
Snow, snow and more snow! It's been one heck of a ski season this winter, with January breaking one snow record after another. After a warm and dry start to the season in most ski resorts, Austria was blessed with 7 metres of snow in just 7 days! France, Switzerland, Andorra and Italy eventually got their share of snow as well. Did you go skiing this year? Did you get lucky with the snow conditions? Join us as we reminisce once more about the ski season before admitting defeat for the summ... More ›
Turin (also known as Turin-Caselle) isn’t the first airport you think of when you’re planning your ski holiday in the Alps, but this airport in Piemonte is actually within reach of some of the best ski resorts in Italy, France and even Switzerland. What’s more, the ski resorts near Turin Airport generally boast high-altitude slopes with stunning mountain views and no crowds, making it a fantastic skiing destination no matter what your level. Turin itself is a lovely city worth spending a day or ... More ›
Following the inauguration of the Carosello 3000 gondola in December 2017, the Italian ski resort of Livigno has opened two more new lifts to further modernise the ski area. A new chairlift and a connecting gondola have been installed on the Mottolino "Fun" Mountain. Service has also been improved by regular shuttles between Livigno's two ski areas this season. Here's everything you need to know about the new lifts.... More ›
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