Ski Accommodation in Italy

Skiing Italy has long been the choice of those seeking winter holidays with sun and style but often overlooked as a ski destination compared to neighbouring France, Switzerland and Austria. Italy offers great ski domains, picturesque alpine villages and sophisticated skiing. In fact the Dolomites Superski area has got the most runs of any domain anywhere in Europe. Ski accommodation in Italy is traditional, cosy and often in traditional village houses or some grand historic hotel. Above all ski accommodation in Italy is great value. Find out what makes ski accommodation in Italy unique.

Flight times are a little longer compared with other Alpine countries. Milan, Turin and Bergamo can be reached within two hours, Venice and Brescia take a little longer. However transfer distances to most ski resorts so you can still reach your ski accommodation in less than 5 - 6 hours from the UK. Ski transfer services are readily available at all airports. In most cases (unless you drive to Courmayeur), driving will be a less convenient option. Car journey times can be as long as 14 - 16 hours depending on your ski destination in Italy.

Ski Accommodation in Italy
Italy has always been known for excellent catered accommodation and good food. In fact Italy there is a good mix of hotels and ski chalets and some apartments. There are almost no purpose-build blocks and you will mostly require a short walk or a ski bus to get to ski lift and ski slopes. Italy is also blessed with great historic hotels, many boasting large terraces for you to enjoy your lunch or après-ski in the sun. Many of the so-called Pensions (larger B&Bs) recently upgraded to hotel standard, adding wellness facilities on the way. Catered ski accommodation in Italy more often than not comes with great cuisine. Italian food and in particular the many pasta dishes are an ideal skiing diet.

There are many famous ski resorts in Italy and some very large interconnected ski domains such as the Milky Way comprising Cesana, Claviere, Sansicario, Sauze d'Oulx and Sestriere and offering 400km of piste. The Dolomites Super Ski Area comprising Selva Val Gardena, Val Di Fassa, Folgarida, Madonna di Campiglio, Alta Badia, Arraba, Alleghe and Cortina has over 1200 kms of pistes, but not all interlinked. Whether you're a skiing beginner or an experienced skier, you will almost certainly find slopes to cater for your needs.

Ski Accommodation Cost
Ski accommodation in Italy is generally good value and mostly less expensive than neighbouring France, Austria and Switzerland. The lowest cost option is often one of the many traditional private B&Bs and Pensions offering half-board deals. Eating out is not expensive and good Italian food is readily available in many of the traditional restaurants and mountain refuges. If you dine out in the evening you have to budget £15 for dinner, £4 for a pint and £2 for a soft drink.

Use Ski Accommodation Finder to find your ski accommodation in Italy. You complete on single, short request form, Your requirement is shared with all relevant and registered ski accommodation providers. Individual ski apartment and chalet owners can submit a quote and you can pick the one that does suit you. Even if it is not ski accommodation in Italy.

Please also try our sister site Ski Transfer Finder. Helps you find Cheap Ski Transfers and get Ski Transfer Enquiries in the same way Ski Accommodation Finder does.

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Ski Accommodation Finder is the only site that allows you share your ski accommodation requirements with all registered owners and ski accommodation providers. There are no middlemen and there is no commission to pay. This should enable you to get the cheapest ski accommodation possible.

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