Italy in February: 7 great places to visit

Italy in February: 7 great places to visit

In many places in the world, the month of February is still the depths of winter. It’s cold, snowy, and often dark or foggy. In Italy, it’s low season, and while it is definitely chilly, there are plenty of great reasons to visit. Low season means that flights are cheaper, prices are lower, and the…

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Florence, Sicily, Skiing, Venice & the Veneto | One Comment

The best skiing in Italy

Ask virtually any serious Italian skier where the best place to ski in Italy is and they won’t blink before recommending Cortina D’Ampezzo. With jaw-dropping views and 12 ski areas, there are 750 miles of downhill runs, 73 miles of cross-country ski runs, a snowboarding park and an Olympic Bobsled. And the town itself, surrounded…

Posted by on Dec 14, 2009 in Dolomites, Skiing | 5 Comments

The Top 3 Ski Resorts Near Rome

Um, wait – ski resorts near Rome? You knew you could ski in the Alps or the Dolomites. But yes, there are actually 26 ski resorts in the Appennine mountains not far from Rome, and they get plenty of snow as you can see from the photos below. Open from December through April, the resorts…

Posted by on Oct 26, 2009 in Rome, Skiing | 2 Comments