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Italian ski resorts open for night skiing in Italy

24 April, 2020
In some Italian ski resorts, you actually don’t get the opportunity to be the last on the slopes, hiking down the hill in your ski boots because the chair lift closed early. In some alpine Italian ski locations, the slopes…

Christmas in the Italian Alps: market in Bressanone, Bolzano

24 April, 2020
If you’ve been to Italy’s mountain regions at Christmas, you’ll know about the magic of Christmas in Italy in the snow and cold, with Italian mulled wine and other treats for Christmas. The Christmas market in Bressanone, open until January…

Skiing in Italy: health spa deals in Piedmont

22 April, 2020
Skiing can be hard work, but skiing in Italy is nothing but easy with plenty of health spa offerings to relax. After a day of chair lifts and black run skiing with some ice, there’s nothing better than to unwind…

Cross-country skiing in Italy: tax free resort Livigno opens season

19 April, 2020
Livigno, Italy’s tax-free ski resort in northern Lombardy, is opening its cross country ski track. With snow falls and low temperatures, the three kilometre freestyle track is already available for warm-up sessions and training before the real ski season starts.Livigno’s…

Snow in Milan doesn't stop motorcyclists

17 April, 2020
I enjoyed the snow in Italy on the weekend, but I went skiing, not travelling to Milan on a motorcycle in the snow. This video was taken just after 7am today on the outskirts of Milan and shows a motorcyclist…

Skiing in Italy: a slice of Austria in Val Gardena

17 April, 2020
If you’re looking for a quaint town and beautiful Italian ski resort in Bolzano, region of Alto Adige, check out the town of Castelrotto in the heart of the Val Gardena. The town is one of a population of only…

Italian hot chocolate: homemade recipe

17 April, 2020
Here’s a recipe for homemade Italian hot chocolate, so you can enjoy traditional Italian-style “cioccolata” at home. Contrary to Neenah’s comment on our first post about Italian hot chocolate, one made at a bar is always made with milk and…

Go-karting on ice in Italy

13 April, 2020
All this talk of snow shoeing in Italy might be a little tame for your tastes of extreme winter sport fun, in which case you can try go-karting on ice. In the Italian province of Trentino you will find Ice-kart…

Weekend deals Italy: four days' free at Monza health spa

12 April, 2020
Monza is opening its health spas for the winter season in Italy, and the thermal springs are offering four days’ free entry to celebrate the occasion. The health spas open on December 5th in time for the long weekend in…

Dolomites trekking with snow shoes

4 April, 2020
Winter in Italy for 2009-2010 follows the same trend of snow shoeing as last winter. It’s an activity lost in the snows of time, and isn’t like skiing, nor like walking. In Italy, the activity is called “ciaspolare” and it’s…

Alpine Italian health spas

2 April, 2020
With plenty of snow and cold in Italy, though sunny days have since shown themselves, many are thinking of a white week in Italy, possibly at Madonna di Campiglio. In which case, for a special treat, you should try the…

Ice Master World Cup ice climbing in Trentino

1 April, 2020
The second day of the Italian round of the Ice Master World Cup is taking place today in Val di Daone, Trentino. It is the only Italian round of the international ice climbing championships, and should provide a fantastic spectacle…

Health spas in Tuscany: deals at Versilia thermal springs

31 March, 2020
If you didn’t spend New Year’s Eve in Italy, you still have plenty of time to enjoy the Italian winter, skiing and health spa activities. In Tuscany the Versilia Thermal Springs are offering beauty treatments and packages for the current…

Madonna di Campiglio new ski area to open in December 2010

27 March, 2020
The picturesque town of Madonna di Campiglio in the Dolomites has partly lifted the veil on its much awaited new ski area which includes amazing ski slopes in Val Rendena and Val di Sole. The Dolomites region (including Pinzolo, da…

Visiting Italian alps: carnival in Trentino

27 March, 2020
With so much snow in Italy, this year’s Carnevale, or Carnival time before Easter, will be one to spend skiing in Italy, in the Italian alpine regions. An enchanting place to go is Sant’Orsola, Frassilongo and Palù del Fersina in…
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