Skiers of all levels will enjoy the high-altitude skiing and fabulous vistas in Passo Tonale.
Passo Tonale is a family orientated ski resort located in northern Italy and sits at an altitude of 1,885 meters. The resort offers skiing up to 3,100 metres, meaning that snow is virtually guaranteed. Moreover, Passo Tonale provides 100 kilometres of skiing across 41 pistes that are accessible via 30 ski lifts and are covered by 200 snow cannons to help ensure that the slopes are well groomed.
Beginners can progress very quickly due to the comfort of the slopes and intermediate skiers can challenge themselves here. The 4.5 kilometre Alpino red is a favourite. Furthermore, Passo Tonale offers magnificent off-piste skiing to keep advanced skiers entertained.
There are more than enough bars and restaurants to cater for all tastes and budgets. In addition to the skiing, there is also swimming, tobogganing, ice skating and a health and fitness/beauty spa.
Resort Altitude: 1,885m
Resort Skiing: 3,100m
Total Ski Area: 130km
Green Runs: 30km
Blue Runs: 43km
Red Runs: 42km
Black Runs: 15km
Cross Country: 33km
Passo Tonale is part of the Adamello ski area, with a gondola linking to the Ponte di Legno area. Skiing is available on both sides of the valley and modern lift facilities make accessing all parts of the resort and surrounding areas easy. The resort has over 200 snow cannons meaning skiing is always accessible.
Beginners are well catered for, with a range of nursery slopes and good progressive runs. The majority of the slopes suit intermediate skiing with lengthy blues and reds. Advanced and expert skiers can enjoy the Paradiso 3km black run, as well as the red and black runs from Cima Presena. Cross-country runs are also available in resort.
Snowboarders find Passo Tonale very appealing due to the downhill runs, the great off-piste and the fantastic snowpark. The Adamello Freestyle Arena offers a range of features and jumps, as well as a 1,000m snowcross.
The Ponte di Legno Tonale Ski School offers programmes for children and adults of all abilities and they include Alpine skiing, cross-country, Telemarking and snowboarding. Programmes can be taught privately or in groups depending on what suits your needs best.
The Fantaski Kindergarten run by the Ponte di Legno Tonale Ski School offers a large playground dedicated to children. Here youngsters can combine learning to ski with fun games as well as a selection of other outdoor and indoor activities too, ensuring they fall in love with the mountains too.
Passo Tonale is a quiet resort, though there are a few restaurants to chose from. La Torretta is a delicious pizzeria and Magic Pub has resort famous burgers, perfect for families looking for great value. For a traditional Italian three-course meal try El Bait or Il Focolare, both have a relaxed and cosy atmosphere.
Due to its relaxed nature, there is limited après on offer in Passo Tonale. Bar Heaven, the Ombrello bar and Nico's Bar are popular places to enjoy a drink after the lifts close.
Non-skiers can enjoy various other winter activities including ice-skating, Skidoo rides and tobogganing. As well as this, there is also a public swimming pool available named the 'Butterfly Indoor Pool'.