Bormio is one of the most prestigious and well-organized resorts in Italy. Its own ski area is only 50 km, but the quality is worth the cost. Here you find the maximal high difference, big freeride possibilities. In 2005 Ski World Cup took place in Bormio. This event fully transformed the resort: cable railway (2800 persons/hour, height/time = 2000 m/7 minutes) was opened, long tunnels were built. Due to this reason transfer to the resort does not need any mountain serpentines. Competitions between professionals and between amateurs take place here, there is plenty of entertainment events, too. As for ski resort Bormio is big town with the historical foot center, where you can find entertainments of different types and prices. SPA-fans can spend time in one of the three big thermal complexes: Bormio Terme (modern complex in the center, entrance for children is available), Bagni Vecchi (historical Roman thermal complex outside of the city) and Bagni Nuovi (part of the only five stars hotel, sophisticated atmosphere). Bormio cuisine is the separate topic not to be forgotten. Local cheeses, jams and sauces will not leave anybody cold. You should definitely taste local liquor Braulio (mountain herbal liquor), bresaola (ham from the beef) and of course porcini (Italian mushrooms). For calm rest you can enjoy yourself in the “suburbs” of Bormio – Valdidentro (1350 m, 8 km from Bormio) and Santa Caterina di Valfurva (1738 m, 14 km from Bormio) which are located in the national park Stelvio.
The name Dolomiti di Brenta belongs to a picturesque mountain chain in the Western part of Dolomites, which is indeed one of the most attractive skiing areas in Italy. Its main advantages lie in a great variety of skiing possibilities (the ski pass Superskirama Dolomiti offers access to 380 km of slopes within 8 ski resorts) and a modern comfortable infrastructure (150 ski lifts, 5 snow parks, 150 km of run for cross-country skiing). This region is a true paradise for lovers snowboard sport, skiing, cross-country skiing and other winter sports. Val Rendena valley is a part of Dolomiti di Brenta and hosts the ski resorts Madonna di Campiglio, Campo Carlo Magnio and Pinzollo. Madonna di Campiglio (1550 m) is a world-wide known modern excellently equipped ski resort. It fulfills wishes of most pretentious guests and offers a wide range of facilities for skiing and other winter sports. Its multifaceted infrastructure guarantees comfortable holidays full of new impressions and fun. The ski area features perfectly groomed safe slopes where international competitions take place, comfortable modern ski lifts, luxurious hotels, popular clubbing, great shopping etc.Here, alternatively to the Superskirama Dolomiti ski pass, the guests can purchase the local ski passfor the area FunivieMadonnadiCampigliowith 60 km of slopes and 23 ski lifts. The ski resort hosts the World Cup famous 3-Tre run, CanaloneMiramonti slope for late night skiing, kids snow parkPradalago, snow park Ursus(70 000 m2) and a free-ride area. The second village of Val Rendena is Pinzolo (850 m) located on the territory of the national park Adamello at the distance of 14 km from Madonna di Campiglio. Prices for accommodation and services as well as the overall atmosphere are more democratic in this small village. The skiing area of Pinzolo includes 30 km of slopes and 13 ski lifts as well as the snow park Brenta Park, two slopes Dolomitica with the altitude difference of 1248 m: the red slope Dolomitica Tour (5500 m) and the black slope Dolomitica Star (3600 m) as well as the extremely challenging black slope Competition. The third village of Val Rendena valley is Campo Carlo Magnio (1680 m) located near Madonna di Campiglio. It features numerous blue slopes (the area is a golf course in summer) and cross-country runs. Here the guests will find several club hotels (ski-out) where even large companies can be easily accommodated.
Kronplatz is a young and rapidly growing ski area (in Italian - Plan de Corones) with 144 km of best equipped slopes, 32 ski lifts, 110 km of runs for cross-country skiing, 4 kindergardens and 3 km of illuminated slopes. It consists of several villages located at the foot of the magnificent mountain Kronplatz (2275 m). The largest resort of the area is Brunico – an old town, fourth largest in South Tyrol with about 15 thousand inhabitants. Its centre preserved several medieval streets where you can stroll passing by various shops, bars and restaurants. This historic atmosphere lives side by side with the absolutely modern spirit of the town. Another ski resort of Kronplatz is the village of Riscone with two open air skating rinks, a toboggan run, a new aqua & wellness centre „Cron4“ and a ski lift. The villages Piculin and San Vigilio di Marebbe feature ski lifts as well. Guests accommodated in other villages of Kronplatz can easily access the ski lifts by ski bus. Six slopes of the area lead directly to the villages and to the hotels. The ski region offers a modern snowboard park „ Plan de Corones“, equipped by jumps, rails and boxes. Owners of the Dolomiti-Super-Ski ski pass can discover 12 skiing areas of the united region Dolomiti-Super-Ski whereas sportsmen planning to try their skills in Sella Ronda can start the challenging journey in the valley Alta Badia 20 km away from Kronplatz.
Livigno is located 40 km from Bormio, close to Switzerland’s border, between two national parks (Italian Stelvio and Switzerland’s Engadin). Livigno is valley 23 km wide surrounded with the 3000 m mountains. In winter Livigno becomes the real snow paradise, where the sun is brightly shining, nature is showing its amazing beauty and alpine climate finishes the charming image. Livigno could be described as one of the most titled destinations in Italy. Word Snow Award in 2012 awarded Livigno as “The best European ski resort” and in 2012 nominated it as “The best family destination”. For parents and children there are two kindergartens, children ski school Lupigno, playgrounds near ski lifts. It is easy hearto teach your baby skiing. Every evening in Livigno colorful après-ski program is waiting for guests: different bars and discos, “happy hours” and traditional products degustation (“black” polenta, deer meat, mountain cheese, honey and local wines). Bright sports and cultural events take place here: competitions, fests, exhibitions, carnivals. The biggest in Europe wellness-park Acquagranda is also located here. One more pleasant surprise: Livigno is duty-free zone with 250 shops and boutiques to choose from. All the specialties from jewelry, watch, perfumery, cosmetics, alcohol and many other brands are waiting for the clients.
The resorts of the Val Di Fassa valley: Campitello, Canazei, Alba Di Canazei, Vido Di Fassa, Pozza di Fassa. Val Di Fassa is one of the resorts of the area Dolomiti Super-ski, the home of the round tour Sella Ronda and a true pearl of the Dolomite Alps. The ski region Val di Fassa features the best hotels in Italy, high-class technical equipment and great service quality. Here reside famous ski schools with highly professional ski instructors. While the prices are rather moderate, the possibilities of varied holidays here are ample. The architecture of the region`s villages is held predominantly in Tyrolean style with its inspiring festive mood. Chic chalets harmonize perfectly with the beauty of the winter landscape and the background of breath-taking peaks of Dolomites. APRESSKI. SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT The resorts of Val Di Fassa offer all possibilities not only to lovers of skiing, but to all guests – here you can find a great number of activities beyond the slopes! Shops, bars, restaurants, sports clubs and the ice palace, local bars and loud discotheques, modern wellness centre, kindergartens and museums (here you can also find a strip club and karaoke). TRADITONAL HOLIDAY IN VAL DI FASSA VALLEY: Ladinian carnival – annually folk festivities with costumed parades and humorous plays about traditions of ancient ladinians (14-21 February). Marcialonga – annual 70 km cross country ski marathon with the route: Moena - Kanazei - Val di Fiemme (January 26). “Dinner with the King Laurino“ – gastronomic festival in Moena, where restaurants present fine dining in best culinary traditional of the Alpine region Trentino (a week in March).
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