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Which are the best ski resorts in Italy? Here below you can find the best 10 that have been selected taking in consideration parameters such the beauty of the mountains and of the landscape, the width of the district, the quality of the structures and of the hotels’ offer.

10 places to go skiing
Alta Badia

Located in the heart of Alto Adige, it is composed of big paths immersed in the woodland. They are not-too-much-technical paths if we exclude places like Gran Risa. In addition to the famous Sellaronda which linked Alta Badia with the others three valleys around the Sella, there are other ski tours which allow you to change route almost every day.

Val Gardena

The valley offers fairly challenging paths, especially in the Ciampinoi area. It offers, in the complex, 175 km of ski runs without taking into consideration the runs of the other valleys, which are linked to this one by the Sellaronda district. From Ortisei you are able to rise towards Alpe di Siusi, while Sasso Lungo dominates the overall valley.

10 places to go skiing
10 places to go skiing
Madonna di Campiglio

Perhaps the best skiing location in Trentino with efficient structures on both the sides of the valley. The Dolomiti di Brenta compete to create amazing scenarios both from the runs that from the town. The links with Pinzolo, Folgarida and Marilleva contribute to create a district of big dimensions.

Val Di Fassa

We are talking about a long valley with a big tourist accommodation and several skiing districts: from the entrance to Sellaronda, to Canazei, to the small and technical district of Buffaure – Ciampa.

10 places to go skiing
10 places to go skiing
Breuil Cervinia

The runs are all located at high altitude ensuring amazing snow for the overall season and extraordinary scenarios at the shadow of the Cervino. Amazing landscapes among the highest European peaks. The link with Zermatt an Valtournenche ensuring a district of more than 350 km of paths.

Cortina d’Ampezzo

Amazing ski resort, well-known since the beginnings thanks to the beauties of its mountains, it suffers the fact that there is no a link between the different skiing areas and the neighboring valleys.

10 places to go skiing
10 places to go skiing
Monterosa Ski

We talk about an amazing district which links, through ski, the valleys of Ayas, Gressoney and Alagna. As it is obvious, from its runs it is possible to admire the perennial glacier of the Monte Rosa.

La Thuile

It is an amazing location, maybe not so much known, with a big district located among Italy and France. The technical level of the runs is very varied with the possibility to do long turns on simple paths but also extremely technical routes among which 3 Franco Berthod, one of the most difficult Italian skiing paths.

10 places to go skiing
10 places to go skiing
Tre Cime Dolomiti

Tre Cime Dolomiti is one of the most famous skiing route: once it was known as skiing area Alta Pusteria, composed by several skiing stations not linked to each other; since 2014, Croda Rossa and Monte Elmo have been linked, creating a district of good dimensions with technical runs, at the shadow of amazing peaks.


Called Piccolo Tibet for its low temperatures, Livigno offers high quality snow with two skiing districts of good dimensions, unfortunately not reachable through ski. The town is extremely characteristic and with a big pedestrian area which allows you to do shopping.

10 places to go skiing

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