Italy ski holidays

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The Sistine chapel, the Venetian gondolas, the Tuscan countryside, the piazzas of Rome, The paintings of Michelangelo & the music of Vivaldi…the myriad facets of Italy has charmed visitors even before the advent of modern civilization. But, one of Italy’s hidden secrets is its majestic slopes that turn into a winter’s playground every year. Far from the maddening crowds, Italy’s mountain ranges – From the Alps to the Dolomites- offer snow guarantee, reasonable prices & ski domains that caters to skiers of all abilities, in short, the perfect ski holiday package.

The terrain offers marvelous sites for skiing, snowboarding, cross country trails, sledding & snow shoeing. With snow parks, ice rinks, snow laden forest trails, & more, an Italian ski holiday gives you more than a hundred ways to enjoy the snow.

Family fun:

Italian ski resorts provide memorable family holidays. Special consideration is paid to children’s safety in the slopes. Several resorts offer special rates to children & feature facilities like certified childcare services & child oriented ski schools.

Après ski:

Italians believe variety is the spice of Après ski; The Après ski scene can be sophisticated, quaint, calm, or loud & boisterous! The towns are strewn with pubs, café’s & bistros where the world’s best brick fire pizzas & gelatos are served. Italian resorts are also famous for its shopping outlets.

Resorts:

Milky way: Straddling between the Italian , Via Lattea or Milky way is one of the popular ski domains of Europe. They were the hosts of the 2006 winter Olympics, and has undergone a huge overhaul of infrastructure. The resort boasts of 400 km of pistes and 140 ski slopes connected by 93 lifts. This is a tremendous venue for skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing & exploring the majestic Alpine range. The popular ski resorts in this ski domain are Claviere, Sauze d’Oulx, Sestriere, Sansicario, & Cesana.

Dolomites: The huge expanse of Dolomite superki provides unlimited access to 1,220 km slopes in 12 ski resorts connected by 450 lifts, This is the biggest ski domain in the world connected with a single access pass.The dolomite feature a wide range of slopes, from challenging black runs to open bowls and off-piste runs. Cortina d’Ampezzo, Val Gardena, Kronplatz, Alta Badia and Val di Fassa, are some of the popular resorts in the region.

Accommodation:

Boarding options in Italy are as charming as its colorful landscape. There is a variety of options at both ends of the spectrum- upscale hotels to youth hostels. The major hotels come with facilities like health & fitness centers, swimming pools, lounge areas & fine dining restaurants. Italy also provides unconventional living choices like castles, monasteries, mountain huts & farm stays.

Major resorts offer mega deals, free upgrades & all inclusive packages featuring flights, hotels, lift passes etc. Check out the links below for more information…..

Travel tips

Language: Italian
Currency: Euro
Visa: Schengen agreement
Airports: Rome, Milan
Insurance: It is advisable to be covered by traveler’s insurance

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