From the spectacular views of Dolomites to the sweeping mountains of Aosta Valley, Italy is home to some of the best skiing resorts in Southern Europe. Whether you are looking for cross country trails or designer mountain slopes - we have a few options for the best ski resorts Italy has to offer.
The Aosta Valley Ski Resorts is located on the northwest border of France and Switzerland. This ski resort is considered one of the most luxurious ski resorts in Italy as guests are treated to breathtaking sceneries and the grand height of the Western European mountains. Valle d’Aosta sits up top the Western Alps, where skiers are close to other mountain peaks including Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. Aosta Valley provides great maintain ranges for all levels as skiers are given 839 kilometers of slope and 175 ski lifts. The valley is most beautiful at the cusp of fall to winter as the valley brims with autumn leaves and a spectacular Christmas market by late November. However, throughout the rest of the year, skiers can enjoy a little bit of urban snow sport mixed with the historical heritage of Aosta's Roman ruins.
Vialattea is an Italy ski resort that you don't want to miss and happens to be one of the biggest in the world and with this title comes the honuor of hosting the XX Winter Olympic Games of Torino in 2006. Needles to say, the slopes of Vialettea are highly competitive that provide daunting trails for champion skiers. The ski area provides a grand sum of 400km of slopes and connects to Motta, with an elevation of 2,800 meters. However, rests assure that there is a trail for everyone. While expert skiers are treated to wide, expansive terrains of powdery snow and panoramic views, the resort fosters champion from their tiniest skiers, as many baby trails are available on the smaller slopes for safe learning for your children.
Cortina d’Ampezzo faces the rugged side of the Dolomites, which is a thrill and more for the most advanced skiers. The off-piste slopes are highly accessible and the terrains are full of challenging routes. Cortina d’Ampezzo is part of a mega ski site that includes downhill terrains of the Falzarego Pass and the Cortina that hosted the Olympic Winter games of '56. If Madonna is known as the king of the Dolomites, then the valley of d'Ampezzo is the queen of the mountains. The Ampezzo Valley is at the center of Cortina d'Ampezzo. Located at 1,200 meters above the sea, this wintery valley offers incredible views of the sloping valleys and glacier waters for your holiday away from the bustle of the city. There are plenty of Italy ski resort options in the lovely town of Cortina, be sure do check them out online before booking.