Best Ski Resorts In Italy For Intermediates
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Best Ski Resorts in Italy for Intermediates

Once you have mastered the nursery slopes and the gentle blue and green runs, it’s great to have a resort where you can progress onto slopes for intermediates. Italy has a great choice of ski resorts with appropriate ski terrain for intermediates. Our ski experts have created a guide to the best ski resorts in Italy for intermediates.

Arabba

Located in the Sella Ronda ski circuit, there are fantastic slopes for intermediates to enjoy in Arabba. There are 33km of blue runs and 22km of red runs, for you to explore in the area. In addition, there are brilliant links to neighbouring ski resorts Arabba, Val Gardena, Alta Badia and Val di Fassa, which also have appropriate terrain for intermediates. On and off the slopes there are stunning views of the iconic Dolomites.

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Sporthotel Arabba in the Dolomites is a great four-star hotel located just 150m from the nearest ski lift.

Arabba ski holidays

Best Ski Resorts In Italy For Intermediates Arabba

Champoluc

Champoluc is the largest ski resort in the Monte Rosa ski area and is also one of the best ski resorts in Italy for intermediates. Part of the Aosta Valley, it has 174km of slopes to enjoy with 42km of blues and 114km of reds. For the majority of the season, the pistes are uncrowded making it easy to ski most of the mountain with ease and comfort. It is considered one of the last hidden gems in the Italian Alps.

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Aethos Monterosa in Champoluc is a contemporary eco-resort, a perfect base for those who are passionate about skiing and the environment.

Champoluc ski holidays

Best Ski Resorts In Italy For Intermediates Champoluc

Claviere

Located in the heart of the Milky Way ski area, Claviere has an impressive 400km of pistes to access in the region. It has 54km of blue runs and 118km of red slopes, which are ideal for intermediate skiers. It has good access to neighbouring ski resorts Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx and the French ski resort of Montgenèvre. As there’s such a vast amount of slopes to enjoy, the lift queues are small and the pistes are uncrowded.

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Hotel Bes is a charming four-star hotel with a spa and restaurant in Claviere.

Claviere ski holidays

Best Ski Resorts In Italy For Intermediates Claviere

Cortina

Considered one the most stylish ski resorts in the world off the slopes, Cortina is also fantastic for intermediate skiers. You can explore a total of 120km of slopes in the area, with 45km of blues and 55km of reds. Alternatively, you can buy a Dolomiti Superski area pass which gains you access to a whopping 1,000km of pistes. A fantastic way to enjoy Italian skiing in style on and off the mountain.

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The Hotel de la Poste’s wood-panelled bar is one of the most popular meeting places in Cortina.

Cortina ski holidays

Best Ski Resorts In Italy For Intermediates Cortina

Courmayeur

Just for the views of the iconic Mont Blanc mountain, Courmayeur is definitely worth a visit. It is one of the best ski resorts in Italy for intermediates because of its small nature but good range of appropriate terrain. You can access 41.5km of slopes in the area, with 16km of blue runs and 21.5km of red pistes. The conditions throughout the season are some of the most reliable in Italy because of the high altitude of 1,224m-2,755m.

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The Grand Hotel Courmayeur Mont Blanc is a five-star hotel set in an excellent location close to the slopes.

Courmayeur ski holidays

Courmayeur

Kronplatz

Despite being a regular host of the FIS Alpine World Cup ski races, Kronplatz has great slopes on its piste map for intermediates. There is 119km of slopes in the immediate area, but you can venture out to other ski resorts in the Dolomiti Superski area. The scenery is stunning from the village and slopes with great views of the beautiful Pustertal Valley.

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The Falkensteiner Hotel Kronplatz is located in the South Tyrol mountains of Italy, and is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Kronplatz ski holidays

Kronplatz

La Thuile

Situated within the Espace San Bernardo ski area, La Thuile has brilliant intermediate ski terrain. Part of the Aosta Valley, La Thuile sits near the Italian-French border. It has great links to neighbouring French ski resort La Rosieré. You can explore 160km of slopes in the area, with 50km of blues and 84km of reds. Throughout the season the slopes are uncrowded, making it a peaceful ski experience.

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Montana Lodge and Spa in La Thuile is a luxury five-star hotel with the stunning Mont Blanc as a backdrop.

La Thuile ski holidays

La Thuile

Madonna di Campiglio

Off the slopes, Madonna di Campiglio is known as the pearl of the Dolomites, but it also has fantastic skiing available for intermediates. You can ski up to 160km of slopes in the area, with 60km of blue runs and 68km of red slopes. The scenery is truly breath taking, making it an amazing winter paradise. It has some of the best slopes to cruise on in the Alps.

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Campiglio Bellavista in Madonna di Campiglio is an exclusive family run hotel perfect for keen skiers.

Madonna di Campiglio ski holidays

Madonna di Campiglio

Paganella

Located in the Trentino region, Paganella is one of the best ski resorts in Italy of Intermediates. Considered a hidden gem of Italian skiing, there are 50km of slopes to enjoy with 15km of blues and 33km of reds. The views are remarkable with the Trentino Dolomites backdrop and the beautiful lake of Molveno. It is a family-friendly ski resort and has something for all types of skiers.

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Solea Boutique & Spa Hotel, is a four-star hotel located in the heart of the Brenta Dolomites on the slopes of Fai della Paganella.

Paganella ski holidays

Paganella

Val di Fassa

The famous Sella Ronda ski circuit is accessible from Val di Fassa, with 120km of slopes mostly suitable for intermediate skiers. You can also have access to the Dolomiti Superski area which has over 1,000km of slopes in the region. There are brilliant reds and blues at your doorstep when you stay in Val di Fassa. A beautiful area of the Italian Alps.

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Hotel Regina e Fassa is located in Regina and Fassa Mazzin in Val di Fassa, in an enviable location right in the centre of the Dolomiti Superski area.

Val di Fassa ski holidays

Val di Fassa

To find out more about the best ski resorts in Italy for intermediates, please call our ski experts on 0207 471 7700.

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