Italian winter resorts attract so many fans of winter recreation. Where can we go skiing near Milan? For all lovers of skiing, there is an overview of the 10 most beautiful ski resorts not far from Milan.
Ski resorts near Milan:
Livigno ski resort in the Alps, located in the north of Italy at an altitude of 1816 m. The resort is surrounded by the Swiss and Alta-Waltellina mountains. Here you can enjoy skiing until late spring, and the skiing season begins earlier than in other areas. The slopes will be appreciated by both experts and beginners.
It takes four hours to get from Milan by car. The cost of a one-day pass to the lift (ski pass) is about 49 euros. (Price depends on season).
Madesimo is a small village at an altitude of 1550 m with 27 tracks of varying difficulty: 15 blue, 9 red and 3 black tracks. This ski resort in the Alta Valtellina region is also known for its thermal mineral spring. A popular resort near the Milanese, which can be reached from Milan in two hours by car.
Ski resort with about 60 km of slopes for all tastes. Large pistes ideal for both children and those who want to learn how to ski. There are also complex slopes with a height of 1000 meters, such as the famous Canalone descent, which connects Pizzo-Gropper and Pian di Larici. The price of ski pass is about 36 euros.
Excellent quiet place for budget prices for lovers of skiing holidays. The advantage of this resort is that it is only 120 km away from the airport of Milan. A breathtaking panorama, 20 interconnected ski runs and the highlight of this place is the famous Gustav Thöni course with one of the world’s largest funiculars. Ski pass will cost 41 euros. It takes less than three hours to get from Milan to Chiesa Valmalenco.
Aprica is a resort located 160 km from Milan. Ideal place for active winter holidays for both beginners and professionals. The longest super panoramic route here is about 6 km long and offers magnificent views. Aprica is a cozy and well equipped village with typical restaurants and shops, discos and a skating rink.
Aprica is located between the provinces of Brescia and Sondrio, and the city can be reached in less than 3 hours by car from Milan. Aprica Ski Center is divided into four parts: Campetti, Palabione, Magnolta and Baradello, each of these areas has its own characteristics.
The price of ski pass is about 35 euros for adults. Aprica is considered to be a cozy and relatively inexpensive winter resort surrounded by picturesque nature.
Foppolo is the most famous winter resort in the province of Bergamo, located in the lower part of the Brembana Valley. The resort has 19 slopes suitable for beginners and advanced skiers alike.
Prices for ski pass from 25 to 30 euros. It takes 2 hours and 40 minutes to get from Milan by car.
The resort is at an altitude of 2250 to 1660 meters above sea level with 25 types of slopes suitable for skiers of all levels. Prezolana is located 50 kilometers from Bergamo and has three skiing areas: Kohler, Prezolana and Monte Pora. The daily price of ski pass: 35 euros.
Holidays will also be enjoyed by those who are eager to get acquainted with historical sights.
It takes less than 2 hours to get to Presolana from Milan.
Ponte di Legno – Passo del Tonale
Ponte di Legno- is an ancient mountain village popular with the Milanese. The slopes are located at an altitude of 1258 meters above sea level in the heart of Alta Valle Camonica. The cost of ski pass for adults is about 44 euros per day. From Milan to Ponte di Legno you can reach it in 3 hours by car.
Piani di Bobbio:
Piani di Bobbio is 15 km from the east coast of the famous Lake Como and 70 km from Milan, and thanks to the new tunnel through the mountain on the Lecco-Ballabio road, you can reach your destination in about an hour from Milan. In addition, the expressway from Milan to Piani di Bobbio is free of charge. Ski pass costs 31 euros for adults.
Read more about my trip to Piani di Bobbio in this article.
A prestigious alpine resort at an altitude of 1200 m, where the highest level of competition is held. The ski resort in Bormio is famous for its long and interesting slopes. This area boasts the famous Stelvio Piste and offers many opportunities for those who have never skied, as well as those who are experienced in skiing. The cost of Ski pass in the high season is 37 euros. It takes less than three hours to get to Bormio by car from Milan.
The resort, located an hour’s drive from Bergamo. Montecampione is considered to be the pearl of the Italian Alps. Developed infrastructure and chic views will make your stay unforgettable. Prices here are much lower than in the famous luxury resorts. Montecampione offers a lot of entertainment for those who are not skiing.