The natural beauty, along with a number of winter activities makes it a must-go winter location for ski-enthusiasts. Ski ranges offer different difficulty levels to challenge everyone. If you’re a beginner, you can experience off-piste skiing with the help of freeride experts, or race through cross-country ski track covering up to 30km.
Livigno comprises of 115 slopes of various heights ranging from 1,700 to 2,900 meters in altitude, with a combination of 13 black, 36 red, and 28 blue pistes. The skiing process is made easy with the help of proper lift mechanism, comprising of six cableways, 14 chair lifts and 12 ski lifts based on two mountain slopes.
Over 200 Ski experts, trained by Italian Ski School are always ready to help you out at the resort. Familiarize yourself with multiple disciplines, from alpine skiing to Nordic skiing. For snowboarders, there is snowboarding opportunity in the largest snow park of Italy. You can explore Livigno from the top with the help of a paraglider or through a helicopter.
Skiing in Livigno
The ski area is separated in two by the village. On one-half, the hardest skiing is log on by the ‘Mottolino gondola’ and goes up to 2800 meters at ‘Monte Della Neve’ from where the resort's two black pistes go back towards the tree line. The greater skiing area is welcomed by the two-stage ‘Carosello 3000 ski Centre’ from the southern end to the centre of the village. The Centre is home to extensive plane trails, well above the tree line and is classified as red pistes – a treat for intermediates.
More experienced skiers may like to take challenge the Alta Valtellina area passage, which includes a day's skiing in the Swiss Engadin region. This famed region hosts about a dozen famous resorts, such as St Moritz, Pontresina, Samedan, Silvaplana, and Zuoz. Along with complete access to Livigno's neighbours - World Championships Centre Bormio, Santa Caterina, and San Colombano. Some serious trekking may be required to cover all the area in a single go.
In Livigno, the area of Trepalle, underneath Monte Della Neve, is predominantly attractive to off-piste skiers and snowboarders. It is also considered as Europe's highest occupied parish between 1850 and 2500 meters and is a place of true peace and magnificent beauty that you can cherish throughout the year. Cross-country skiers have 42km of trail around the sunlit vale where a famous international race, known as, “the Sgambeda” takes place before every Christmas.