Skiing in Lombardy

Practical information on skiing in the Italian Alps. The resorts, access, safety and other information relevant to anyone wanting to snowboard, ski, snowshoe walk or do Nordic cross-country skiing...

Local Resorts


This resort, with skiing and snowboarding facilities for all skill levels, is located in Valtellina in the Province of Sondrio. There are bars, restaurants, shops and other facilities available on site.

  • Aprica
    Ski Season
    : November to April (depending on the winter climate)
    21 slopes: 6 blue, 10 red and 5 black, 3 cross country circuits
    Slope access: 12 ski lifts, 2 cable cars, 6 chairlifts
  • For information on access by car, train, bus and aeroplane: Click here
  • Tourist Information
    At: Corso Roma 150, 23031 Aprica (SO)
    Tel: 0342 747 732


Popular ski resort with facilities for snowboarding, alpine, skicross, telemark and cross-country skiing. Mainly for beginner or intermediate level skiers. The top station is at 3010m.

  • Bormio
    Ski season
    : November to April (depending on the winter climate)
    15 ski slopes: 6 blue, 6 red, 2 black
    Slope access: 4 ski lifts, 1 cable car, 5 chairlifts, 4 other
  • Società Impianti Bormio
    : At Via Battaglion Morbegno 25, 23032 Bormio (SO)
    Tel: 0342 901 451
    Fax: 0342 904 305
  • Tourist Information
    : Via Roma 131/B, 23032 Bormio (SO)
    Tel: 0342 903 300


One of the best-known ski resorts in Italy. It is part of the Alta Valtellina ski area with facilities for snowboarding, alpine, telemark, carving and cross-country skiing. Ticket offices on site are open from 08:30-17:00.

  • Ski Season: starts in November and ends in May (depending on the winter climate)
    Six slopes: 29 blue, 37 red and 12 black slopes suitable for amateur, intermediate and expert skill levels. Longest slope is 4 Km. Also 40 Km of cross-country ski runs
    Slope access: 3 cable car, 14 chairlifts, 16 ski lifts
    Facilities: include 125 restaurants, 100 bars, 2 nightclubs, bowling alley, gym, sauna, supermarkets, banks and ice rink
  • Access by car: Click here

Information on ski passes:

Ponte di Legno

One of the older ski resorts, suitable for snowboarding, alpine and cross-country skiing.

  • Ponte di Legno
    : 2 blue, 3 red, 2 black. It also has artificial now runs.
    Slope access: 3 chairlifts, 3 ski lifts
    Other facilities: include restaurants, bars, ice rink, clubs and games rooms
    • Access by car and train: Click here (in Italian)
  • Adamello Ski
    : Via F.lli Calvi 53, 25056 Ponte di Legno (BS)
    Tel: 0364 92 097

Santa Caterina Valfurva

Another resort in the Alta Valtellina ski area, for skiers and snowboarders, mainly of intermediate skill level.

  • Season: December to March (depending on the winter climate)
    Slopes: 2 blue, 9 red, 2 black, 18km cross country run
    Slope access: 2 cable cars, 1 chairlift, 4 ski lifts. (Bormio and Livorgno also accessible using ski lift)
  • Santa Caterina
    SCI Santa Caterina Impianti
    At: Via Forni 8/A, 23030 Valfurva (SO)
    Tel: 0342 925 116

Skiing Clubs

Local Organisations