Whether you’re looking to relax at a bar or party in a nightclub, there are great nightlife options in Italian ski resorts. Our ski experts have created a guide to the best après ski in Italy. From Cervinia to Cortina, we have recommendations for bars and nightclubs to visit.
Part of the Alta Badia ski region, Corvara has some of the best après ski in Italy. It combines a lively atmosphere with a touch of class. Whether you want to enjoy live music or enjoy champagne in a modern bar, you’re in for a treat. L’Murin is a favourite in Corvara, which is a converted barn into a bar. A popular place to dance in your ski boots. You can also have a drink in the Hotel Col Alto’s Iceberg Lounge bar, a great place to unwind in the evening.
Located in the Dolomiti Superski area, Selva Gardena has a great selection of bars on and off the mountain. On the mountain, Piz Seteur is a popular spot to have a drink. The bar has fantastic views of the Val Gardena mountain range and a lively atmosphere with après dancers partying all season. Luiskeller bar has won awards for its great nightlife. Enjoy a great selection of drinks in a fun welcoming atmosphere.
Cortina has a more sophisticated vibe when it comes to its nightlife. Expect modern bars with the best service in Italy. Family-run Hotel de la Poste bar has been a popular spot in Cortina for years and has hosted many celebrities and international royal members. Belvedere Après ski is the place to be if you want to hit the dance floor. A town chalet that has turned into a nightclub is the liveliest spot in the ski resort.
At the foot of the iconic Mont Blanc, Courmayeur has some fantastic nightlife choices. For delicious tapas and cocktails head over to the Prive bar, a popular place after the lifts have shut. If you’re looking for a glass of champagne, Super G is the place to be. There’s great music and also fantastic food too. Bar Roma has a trendy vibe with great large vintage sofas. You can admire incredible views of the Mont Blanc from the bar too.
There’s a huge variety of bars around the ski resort of Sauze d’Oulx. Not only is it part of the expansive Milky Way ski area but there are great nightlife options in the resort. At the foot of the slopes, The Village Café is a great first pitstop once lift close. If you want a more intimate and relaxed vibe, Derby and Il Lampione both have a great selection of drinks. Osteria Dei Vagadondi is the main venue for live music and a late-night dance.
Not too far down the valley from the Swiss resort, St Moritz, Livigno has some of the best après ski in Italy. It has a lively atmosphere with plenty of choices within the village and on the slopes. Hotel Alegra’s après ski bar is a great spot after lifts close. Bivio Club, under Hotel Bivio, has DJ sets that last until the early hours of the morning. If you’re looking for a place to watch live sport on TV, Marco’s has all the matches.
Based on the Swiss-Italian border Cervinia has some great nightlife options. You can admire views of the iconic Matterhorn views whilst enjoying a drink. For a relaxed evening drink head over to the splendid La Champagnerie Du Cervin at the Hotel Punta Maquignaz. A more lively alternative is the Yeti Bar near the Cretaz chairlift, which shows ski movies and has a happy hour. If you love karaoke evening, Lino’s Bar is a fun spot to sing your heart out.
In the heart of the Brenta Dolomites, Madonna di Campiglio has a lively atmosphere when it comes to its nightlife. Piano 54 prides itself with a dinner and show when you visit, there’s also DJ sets in the evenings. The main nightclub in tow is the Des Alpes Mood Club, where you dance the night away into the early hours of the morning. For a more relaxed evening head to Majestic Lounge Bar, for a chilled drink after a day on the slopes.
Another ski resort in the Dolomites ski area that makes our best après ski in Italy list is Canazei. For a small resort, it has plenty of bars. At the bottom of the slopes, there are a few popular spots to visit. The Rose Garden, Paradis and Osteria all have their characteristics and are the first stops after the lifts close. For a quiet evening, The International Bar has a great selection of drinks and serves its own homemade delicious ice cream too.
Pila has beautiful views of the Aosta Valley ski area and some fun bars to enjoy too. A popular spot is Gallagher’s Pub which has a great selection of drinks and live sport on TV. La Niche is the main spot in town if you want a drink and night out late into the early hours of the morning. It’s a combined bar and club which is great for a different type of night out. There are also several restaurant bars you can enjoy a quiet drink at.
To find out more about the best après ski in Italy, please call our ski experts on 0207 471 7700.
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