South 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”

The 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”

The 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”

The 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 One: Corvara & Colfosco The Skiing Neighbouring villages, Corvara & Colfosco make up the 130km Alta Badia ski area, 122km of which is easy and intermediate piste. A gondola between the two villages…Continue Reading “Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol – Corvara & Colfosco”

It’s easy to get tunnel vision when talking about Italian skiing: the Milky Way and the gargantuan Dolomiti Superski tend to grab – and run off with – everybody’s attention. And justifiably so, they offer some of the best and most picturesque skiing in Europe. There’s more to Italy than the big names though, and we thought we’d spend a bit of time introducing you to some resorts that are lesser-known, overlooked, or simply a little bit different. Here’s our run-down. Cervinia Ok, so maybe…Continue Reading “Our guide to skiing the other side of Italy”