This year's Winter Olympics take place in Turin; Regardless of whether you want to watch the games or not, Italy is a great skiing destination. The Italian Alps have many famous and famous ski resorts, such as Cortina d 'Ampezzo and Courmayeur (the "Pink Panther", Peter Sellers where it happens). The best ski slopes with state-of-the-art facilities are located in the Alps in northern Italy. In the south of the country, however, there are some ski resorts.
Skiing is very popular in Italy. Many Italian winters spend a week for skiing. You can find ski resorts for anyone in Italy. There are very luxurious resorts and are very good ones. Some slopes are only for well-trained people, others are moderate for beginners or rusty skiers.
The best way to arrive to Italy by a ski paradise at one of the airports is: Torino, Milan, Bergamo, Verona or Venice Treviso. All are well served by international flights and offer the opportunity to take a break from the ski resorts.
Torin is at the top of this winter Olympic venue. From Turin to the French border (public transport is available), there are busy ski slopes between Sestriere and Sauze D 'aulx. Sestreiere is a very modern and fashionable ski resort with 20 ski lifts, ice rink and cross-country skiing trails.
In the northwest, on the border, Valle d 'Aosta is located. In this area they speak Italian and French, and the food has many French influences. In this area, the highest mountains in Europe are the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, Mont Blanc and Gran Paradiso. The beautiful views of pine trees and castles can be seen from wooden ski lifts. One of the most enchanting resorts in Italy is here – CourMayeur, at the foot of Mont Blanc. This resort offers all that a skier dreams of even summer skiing. Also in this region is Breuil – Cervinia
in the northeastern Italy of the Dolomites. "Dolomiti Superski" has 12 different ski resorts. The popular resort in this area is Madonna di Campiglio. This is also where the famous Cortina D 'Ampezzo is located.
Winter is possible for skiing in the southern mountains. Campo Felice is located in Gran Sasso, in the east of Rome, also has a ski school. The California Mountains of Sila have 35 km of cross-country ski tracks and only 2 downhill ski slopes.