Skiing in the Dolomites

Facebook333TwitteremailVal di Fassa’s a valley of pretty mountain towns in the north of Italy, known for world-class skiing among the dramatic Dolomites. And with an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, you’re almost guaranteed bluebird days on the slopes. Here are our top five reasons to go. 1. Europe’s biggest ski area With a seemingly endless 1,200km to explore around the Sella Massif, you’ll be racking up the ski miles. The famous Sella Ronda circular route is a pilgrimage for any seasoned skier…Continue Reading “TOP 5 REASONS TO GO TO VAL DI FASSA”

Wood-fired pizza

Facebook349TwitteremailItalian cuisine is about more than just pasta and parmesan. Cheesy as it may sound, mountain food in Italy is a way of life. South Tyrol If you’re looking for a tour that combines sensational skiing with blistering culinary prowess, make a beeline for South Tyrol. It’s Italy’s northernmost region – encompassing ski resorts Kronplatz, Selva Val Gardena, Ortisei, Corvara and Colfosco, all in the rugged and beautiful Dolomite mountains – and food is most definitely its forte. For perspective, Greater London is home to…Continue Reading “MOUNTAIN FOOD: A TASTE OF ITALY”

Facebook0TwitteremailSouth Tyrol, Italy’s northernmost province, combines traditional alpine villages with Italian joie-de-vivre. The region’s Dolomite mountains not only form the foundation for Europe’s largest ski area – the Dolomiti Superski – they’re also a UNESCO heritage site. South Tyrol entices its visitors with its variety and harmony of opposites, all based around its four perfectly picturesque resorts… Selva Home to the UNESCO-protected Sella massif – one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Europe – Selva is ideal for intermediate skiers, who are spoilt for…Continue Reading “Region Spotlight: South Tyrol”

Facebook0TwitteremailThe Dolomiti Superski is one of the biggest ski areas in the world, but with great size, comes great difficulty in finding specific information.To help you get the great Italian ski holiday you want and deserve, here’s the first part in a new series designed to help you deconstruct the Dolomites.   For parts one & two, check out: Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Corvara & Colfosco Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Kronplatz Part Three: Val di Fassa The Skiing For starters, there’s…Continue Reading “Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Val di Fassa”

Facebook0TwitteremailThe Dolomiti Superski is one of the biggest ski areas in the world, but with great size, comes great difficulty in finding specific information. To help you get the great Italian ski holiday you want and deserve, here’s the first part in a new series designed to help you deconstruct the Dolomites. Part Two: Kronplatz The Skiing Kronplatz has been called Europe’s best-kept ski secret and whether you agree or not, it’s certainly a contender. The Kronplatz ski area offers world-class skiing for all abilities, with great…Continue Reading “Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol – Kronplatz”