Tag archive for ‘Skiing’
Courmayeur holiday
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

A meeting of ways in Courmayeur

How would a father and son, skier and snowboarder team fare for five days on the slopes together? Jon Bickley took teenager Ben back to the Alps to find out… Courmayeur photos courtesy of Jon Bickley Jon and Ben More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Viewpoint: Urbino, Le Marche

A recent snowfall accentuates the beauty of the walled city of Urbino, Le Marche. The World Heritage site is within easy reach of two lesser-known ski resorts… Most ski enthusiasts will be heading for the slopes More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The countdown begins to the most awaited period of the year for ski enthusiasts

Ski enthusiasts will now be able to monitor the progress of the work on Alta Badias slopes thanks to a unique system. Alta Badia, a ski resort in the Dolomites, will be introducing the first ever snow-production More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Ski in Abruzzo

Jon Bickley makes his way to the slopes of mid-Italy, where he discovers the area offers a surprisingly satisfying ski break to rival its northern counterparts As we entered the final few miles of our transfer More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 25th, 2015

48 Hours in Valle d’Aosta

Valle d’Aosta is now part of Italy, but it hasn’t always been. Chris Allsop travels to Italy’s smallest region and discovers a valley beloved of kings, popes, and – of course – skiers… VALLE D’AOSTA-Monte More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Alta Badia – Skiing & Slope Food

Alta Badia in the Dolomites offers more than just a simple skiing holiday – Rachel Wilson-Couch indulges in the new gourmet concept of Slope Food while strapping on a pair of skis for the first time… Just More...