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 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”

Facebook1TwitteremailIt’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”

Facebook0TwitteremailWhat do you want from your ski holiday? Stunning scenery? Amazing apres? Tons of off-piste action? 400km of world-class skiing? If the answer is ‘all of the above’, the Milky Way‘s got you covered. Despite being occasionally (and unfairly) overlooked in favour of some of Western Europe’s better-known ski areas, the Milky Way has been a premium snowsports hotspot for almost a hundred years. With 400km of ski area spread over five gorgeous resorts, there’s no reason to ski the same run twice – although…Continue Reading “Our Guide to the Milky Way ski area”

Skiing in Italy – introducing the Dolomites

So the question to answer is, ‘why go skiing in Italy?’

Well, the Dolomiti Superski ski area offers some of Europe’s best skiing, over 1200 kilometers of piste, 300 days of sunshine and practically guaranteed snow. Do I have your attention?

How about if I told you that the mountains literally change colour as evening descends and that some of the highest peaks rise above 3000m. Need even more persuasion?

What if I told you that skiing in the Dolomites usually works out cheaper than the other established options of France, Switzerland and Austria.

‘Enough,’ I hear you shout, ‘tell us more!’

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Facebook18Twitteremail Working in the ski industry we have a lot of chats with people who describe some of the lesser-known resorts as hidden gems or national treasures. Hidden gems is pretty obvious, but what is a national treasure?  Stephen Fry? The Beatles? The Crown Jewels?  Obviously we looked to Google to translate for us: Considered by some to be Europe’s best-kept ski secret, the area of Kronplatz (or Plan de Corones in Italian) offers world-class skiing for all abilities, with links to the wider Sella…Continue Reading “Kronplatz, Italy – our National Treasures”