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The 10 best places to ski in Italy

Beautiful landscapes, quality gastronomic tradition, events related to the territory and excellent accommodation and services: this is all you will find in the Italian ski resorts. But which are the best in the Bel Paese?
We asked you this through a survey that actively involved over 10.000 users of our community. Each participant expressed 3 preferences among the over 30 locations selected by our editorial staff. From the collection of the data, a ranking of 10 places to ski in Italy. Let's find out together ...



10 Location: Tonale (Lombardy)

  • Maximum height: 1884 meters
  • Location suitable for: everyone
  • Type of slopes and services offered: 10 difficult slopes, 26 intermediate, 6 difficult. There Black Paradise slope it is one of the most famous and for expert skiers.
  • Skipass price: daily from 41 euros for adults (high season)

Its lucky feature is that of being lying in the shade of an imposing glacier, the Presena. This allows it to be one of the first ski resorts to open and one of the last to close the season. Repaired in this sort of natural amphitheater, it delimits the Val di Sole from the Vallecamonica.

9 Location: Sestriere (Piedmont)

  • Maximum height: 2035 meters
  • Location suitable for: everyone
  • Type of slopes and services offered: the ski area of Milky Way it offers slopes for all levels, including some of extreme difficulty
  • Skipass price: 34 Euros per day to ski in the whole area

And the highest municipality in Italy, suspended between the upper Susa Valley and the Chisone Valley. Famous for its extremely difficult slopes used for the assignment of Olympic medals among the most prestigious in the history of alpine skiing, offers also routes suitable for everyone the levels.

Il ski area is that of Milky Way. To its detriment, however, it must be admitted that it is decidedly less characteristic and more commercial than other Italian destinations.



8 Location: Selva di Val Gardena (Trentino Alto Adige)

  • Maximum height: 1563 meters
  • Location suitable for: expert skiers and winter sports lovers
  • Type of slopes and services offered: medium-high difficulty slopes
  • Skipass price: 35 Euros per day and 178 Euros for skiing on the 170 km of slopes of Val Gardena Alpi di Siusi

Lo beautiful landscape of the Dolomites forms a cone in Selva di Val Gardena, nestled between the massifs of Sassolungo, Puez and the Sella Group.

Its in the heart of the Sella Ronda ski carousel you will find km of ski slopes and the opportunity to practice all winter sports.

7 Location: Livigno (Lombardy)

  • Maximum height: 1816 meters
  • Location suitable for: expert skiers and winter sports lovers (especially snowboarders)
  • Type of slopes and services offered: ski, snowboard and freestyle slopes
  • Skipass price: daily 31 Euro; 6 days 129 Euro

It is a place a stone's throw from Bormio and its thermal baths that certainly does not need major presentations. Her gastronomy it is typical of Valtellina: tasty and delicious (how can we not mention the famous pizzoccheri and the famous bresaola). Livigno is the right choice not only for skiers, but also for lovers of snowboard and freestyle. The snowopark of Livigno is, in fact, the largest and best equipped in Italy.



6 Location: Corvara (Trentino Alto Adige)

  • Maximum height: 1500 meters
  • Location suitable for: everyone
  • Type of slopes and services offered: 130 km of ski slopes and 10 km of cross-country skiing, of different levels
  • Skipass price: 43 Euros for the day pass and 223 Euros for 6 days in high season

Among the localities of Alta Badia it is the one that over the years has managed to win the title of renowned tourist destination. Not surprisingly it offers excellent accommodation facilities e quality ski lifts, all immersed in a beautiful valley in which the INFO è practically perfect. Do not miss the wonderful panorama that can be enjoyed from the Pralongià plateau.

5 Location: Canazei (Trentino Alto Adige)

  • Maximum height: 1500 meters
  • Location suitable for: expert skiers and winter sports lovers
  • Type of slopes and services offered: 46 km of ski slopes and equipment for winter sports
  • Skipass price: from 32 Euros

Beautiful location in the Val di Fassa. His ski area è connected to that of Sellaronda. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, ice hockey, skating and others can be practiced here winter sports. Many are organized in Canazei alpine skiing competitions, including the famous Sellaronda Skimarathon, in February.In addition to the downhill and ski mountaineering slopes, do not miss its typically Trentino gastronomy.


4 Location: Cervinia (Val d'Aosta)


  • Maximum height: 3480 meters
  • Location suitable for: expert skiers and winter sports lovers
  • Type of slopes and services offered: medium / high difficulty slopes
  • Skipass price: 42 Euros per day and 186 Euros for 6 days

They call it, not surprisingly, the Pearl of the Aosta Valley. The municipality of Valtournenche is immersed in a white scenery from October to May.

Il ski area it begins in the aforementioned municipality at 1524 m, embraces Breuil-Cervinia, then climbs up to 3480 m of Plateau Rosà until it reaches the summit of the Matterhorn. Skirama it also includes the Swiss side of the latter relief.

3 Location: Cortina D'Ampezzo (Veneto)

  • Maximum height: 3244 meters
  • Location suitable for: Everyone, especially families with children
  • Type of slopes and services offered: 140 km of slopes of varying difficulty
  • Skipass price: from 38 to 44 Euros for the day pass; from 177 to 222 Euros for 6 days, depending on the season

Beautiful location, it is one of the snow queens in Italy. The natural park of the Ampezzo Dolomites, then, is a real one casket of natural beauty. THE'culinary art it is very similar to the Tyrolean one and very tasty. A paradise for winter sports, immersed in a rich context of history, culture and traditions.

2 Location: Madonna di Campiglio (Trentino Alto Adige)

  • Maximum height: 1550 meters
  • Location suitable for: everyone
  • Type of slopes and services offered: over 150 km of slopes of varying difficulty, of which about fifty km dedicated to Nordic skiing
  • Skipass price: daily from 37 to 42 Euros in high season; from 184 to 209 Euros for 6 days. Possible Superskirama option to ski in the 380 km of slopes that also include Folgarida, Marilleva, Andalo and Tonale.

Known in Italy and abroad, it is one of the most beautiful and renowned places in the Alps. Located in a splendid valley between the Brenta Dolomites and the Adamello glaciers, it offers great slopes and a snow park among the largest in Italy. Its 3-Tre is historic di Campiglio, a track used for the special slalom of the World Cup.

1 Location: Courmayeur (Val d'Aosta)

  • Height 1224 meters
  • Location suitable for: Everyone
  • Type of slopes and services offered: over 100 km of slopes, including those for cross-country skiing. Off-piste freeride itineraries
  • Skipass price: daily 43 Euro; 213 Euros for 6 days

Known as Pearl of the Alps, Courmayeur is a jewel of rare beauty. In addition to the Chécrouit-Val Veny area, with over 100 km of the most renowned slopes, there is also the paese. Wooden huts and flowered balconies, artisan shops and authentic traditional flavors make this location the perfect destination for those who love skiing in Italy. For fans of the cross country Planpincieux is not to be missed; for lovers of freerideon the other hand, in the upper part of the area, there are beautiful off-piste itineraries with a view of Mont Blanc.

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