skiing in italy
Enjoy sun, snow and la dolce vita on ski holidays in South Tyrol.
Flights to Verona
from: £72 return from: London, Jan 2018Book
Flights to Innsbruck
from: £79 return from: London, Dec 2017Book
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Ski holidays in South Tyrol combine great weather and conditions with UNESCO World Heritage scenery and an exciting Alpine and Mediterranean cultural heritage. Discover the undiscovered winter wonderland of The Dolomites, in Italy’s most northerly region.
Home to the Dolomiti Superski, the world’s largest ski network, the South Tyrol region entices you with its impressive scale - offering 1200km of perfect piste that spans across 12 resorts. Add to that an inviting 300 days of sunshine each year and guaranteed snow from December to April. However, it’s not just the weather and scenery that will charm you. The region's unique heritage influences everything from its food and wine to its après ski and spa scene – making this unique destination impossible to resist. Choose from a selection of accommodation in the region.
South Tyrol is 182 km (approximately 2 hours and 32 minutes transfer) from Verona airport. Alternatively you can fly into Innsbruck which is 96 km (approximately 1 hours and 49 minutes transfer) from South Tyrol. Find out more about transferring from these airports to South Tyrol here.
Great conditions – 300 days of sunshine a year – make the South Tyrol region and Dolomiti Superski a great starting point for beginners. Thirty per cent of all slopes are blue, providing easy runs for those with limited skiing or snowboarding experience, and families with small children. There are also 63 ski schools on hand, for those looking to improve their skills.
As the world’s largest ski network, ski holidays in the resorts of the Dolomiti Superski offer something for every ability – with excellent downhill and cross-country options for experienced skiers and snowboarders. With 60% red runs, intermediate skiers will have plenty of choice – great for those looking for their first taste of thrilling skiing. This impressive network can be accessed using one ski pass, making it an affordable option too.
Expert-level slopes and challenging off-piste terrain make this an ideal region for advanced skiers and boarders. South Tyrol offers access to the mighty Sellaronda, a 26 km merry-go-round which circles the dramatic Sella Massif Peak. Taking roughly five hours, keen skiers or snowboarders can soak up impressive mountain scenery on this exhilarating circular tour.
Ski holidays in the South Tyrol region provide plenty of opportunity for children to learn and have fun. The resorts of the Dolomiti Superski have great facilities for kids, from fully-equipped mini ski clubs to ski lessons with qualified instructors. After lessons they can enjoy fun-filled hours in the winter ski parks. Parents can enjoy the sun whilst their kids have a great time with slides, snow tunnels, trampolines and more – all expertly supervised.
South Tyrol’s après ski scene provides the perfect opportunity to warm up after a long day on the slopes. Head to a cosy log hut for tasty food and a warming beverage. Or sample gourmet cuisine and fine South Tyrolean wine in one of the 20 Michelin-starred restaurants. The region is also famous for its well-being facilities, with spas and thermal baths offering traditional treatments - soothe away your aches and pains with a milk, honey and hay bath.
|Ski season||Late November - April|
|Piste area||1200 km|
|Resort height||1550 m to 2500 m|
450 uphill facilities - chairlifts, cable car, draglifts and gondolas