The 7 Best ski resorts in Italy
The Italian ski resorts have a very good reputation. Often ranked among the best ski resorts in Europe, they offer good infrastructure, good snow coverage and more affordable prices than some French or Austrian ski resorts.
1. Cortina d'Ampezzo
Cortina d'Ampezzo is a world-renowned resort in Northern Italy. It is 40 kilometres from the Austrian border; it is famous for the quality of its slopes and infrastructure and is within easy reach (highways, buses, Venice and Verona airports). This winter stay in the top-rated ski resort in Italy.
Discover all available accommodations in Cortina d'Ampezzo, one of the most beautiful ski resorts in Italy.
How to get there: Book your flights to Reviso Airport (2h by car).
Where to stay: The "Rosapetra Spa Resort" is elegant and refined; it is the perfect hotel for couples looking for an active and romantic winter holiday.
Breuil Cervinia is one of the best ski resorts in Italy. Breuil-Cervinia is more than 3480 metres above sea level; it is a historic ski resort which has been attracting the greatest sportsmen and travellers from all over the world since its creation in 1936.
Breuil-Cervinia is much appreciated for the quality of its slopes, its infrastructure and the quality of its snow. Last year the resort experienced snowfall peaks during the first week of March.
How to get there: Book your flights to Turin (2h) or Milan Malpensa (3h).
Where to stay: "Cervinio VRetreats". Get the celebrity treatment.
Elected many times among the best ski resorts in Europe, the ski resort of Livigno is certainly one of the best ski resorts in Italy.
In Livigno the snow season starts very early in the year and ends very late. You can ski and practice all winter sports from autumn till May.
Where to stay: "Hotel Spol". 200 m from ski lift.
Located at the foot of Mont Blanc, Courmayeur is one of the most famous ski resorts in Italy.
The resort offers kilometres of slopes, excellent snow coverage and, above all, exceptional views of Mont-Blanc just 20 km from Courmayeur.
The snow is insured during the ski season by many snow cannons.
How to get there: Book your flights to Turin or Turin (1h30 by car ) or Milan Malpensa (2h).
Where to stay: "Gran Baita Hotel & Wellness". Situated in the best rated area in Courmayeur.
5. Val Gardena
This winter ski in one of the Best Ski Resorts in Italy. Val Gardena and the villages of Ortisei, Santa Cristina and Selva are well-known names on the international skiing stage, making them the perfect destination for people wanting to spend a winter holiday with plenty of outdoor leisure activities.
How to get there: Book your flights to Bolzano airport (50 min by car).
Where to stay: "Monte Pana Dolomites". 200 m from ski lift.
Monterosa is a popular destination for both winter and summer travellers.
This ski resort, ranked among the best ski resorts in Italy, offers new gondola lifts, a wide ski area and plenty of affordable accommodation.
How to get there: Book your flights to Turin (1h30 by car) or Milan Malpensa (2h).
Where to stay: "Residence Monterosa". 450 m from ski lift.
7. Madonna di Campiglio
Madonna di Campiglio is certainly one of the most beautiful ski resorts in Italy.
Located in the Dolomites, 1500 metres above sea level it is one of the most important ski resorts in Italy.
Travellers from all over the world have been enjoying this ski resort for nearly two centuries. Did you know that Princess Sissi was skiing in Madonna di Campiglio?
How to get there: Book your flights to Bergamo Airport (2h by car).
Where to stay: "Hotel Garni Arnica". 100 m from ski lift.
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