Skiing in Italy is a must for all fans of the slopes!
In the centre of Italy between the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas lie the ski areas of the Abruzzo Apennines. Roccaraso, has over 110 kms of piste is Italy’s 5th biggest resort with nearby Ovindoli and Campo Felice having another 60 kms.
For skiers looking for the ‘real’ Italy and great value for money, come to Abruzzo!
The ski season stretches from December until early April, and its southerly location promises sunny days to accompany the snow.
Winter Sports in Abruzzo
Winter sports in general are the order of the day on the Abruzzo mountains.
An extensive network of excellent ski resorts has developed to serve to enthusiasts coming to Gran Sasso, Maiella, Sirente-Velino and the Abruzzo National Park mountains as well as to Cinquemiglia and the Carseolani and Simbruini mountains.
Abruzzzo’s extensive and varied panorama of skiing territories offer resorts that are ideal for the skier with skiing inclininations and others that are for beginners and family groups. Moreover, the Abruzzo snow scenario is more than just ski lifts and the slopes for each resort.
A wide range of beaten circuits and trekking itineraries are available for cross-country fans, whilst ski tourers can aim for slopes that are the highest in the Region and in the entire Apennines. Truly skiing in Italy at its best!
SKI RESORTS :
Prati di Tivo, Prato Selva, Campo Imperatore – Monte Cristo, Campo Felice, Ovindoli – La Magnola, Marsia Arsia, Campo Rotondo, Pescasseroli, Scanno, Roccaraso, Rivisondoli, Pescocostanzo, Pizzoferrato and Gamberale, Passolanciano – La Majelletta, Campo di Giove, Pacentro – Passo San Leonardo, San Giacomo – Monte Piselli
Cross Country Skiing
Il Ceppo, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Castel del Monte, Piano di Pezza, Opi, Bosco di Sant’Antonio, Tre Laghetti circuit, Piano del Voltigno, The Mount Puzzillo tour, Valle della Dogana, Fosso Fioio, Valle d’Arano, La Cicerana, From Macchiarvana to Pescasseroli, From Pescasseroli to Piano di Terraegna, Val Fondillo, From Passo Godi to Ferroio di Scanno, Valle di Chiarano, from Decontra to Majelletta’s Piana Grande