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10 things to do in Livigno

Livigno is a very famous ski resort in Alta Valtellina and it is the perfect place for a mountain holiday full of skiing, shopping, fun and relaxation! Let’s see together in detail the 10 things to do in Livigno and its surroundings to spend a wonderful winter holiday! Did you know that Livigno is nicknamed the little Tibet?

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Discover the best 10 things to do in Livigno:

Skiing (obviously)

For those who are passionate about skiing it is possible to ski in a fantastic ski area that includes 115 km of slopes of all colors, suitable for children, but also for experienced skiers! The village is, for most of the year, characterized by magnificent whitewashed landscapes and the slopes are always fanatical and perfectly groomed! Livigno is frequented by a very international audience and is known as one of the most beautiful ski resorts in Europe with a wide range of ski slopes and things to do. The peculiarity of Livigno is to be in a valley with North-South disposition that offers the possibility to find slopes in the sun from morning to evening. The two sides of Livigno offer the possibility to ski in two main areas and make different slopes: Mottolino and Carosello 3000.

Livigno is also the home for snowboarders and freeskiers thanks to its many areas with Snow Park, there are in fact three main areas. The Snowpark Amerikan which is the most recent, the historical Snowpark Mottolino with half and super pipes, rails and kickers and Livigno Park Carosello 3000, on the Polvere slope, reachable with the cable car Carosello 3000 which offers a wonderful boarder cross slope.

Skiing with Giorgio Rocca

In Livigno you will have the chance to ski with the legendary skier Rocca, winner of the special slalom World Cup in 2006. Giorgio Rocca has opened a ski school, or rather a real Ski Academy in Livigno and Sankt Moritz. The Giorgio Rocca Ski Academy has among its certified instructors ideal for those who want to take their skiing to a higher level. If you are an expert skier and want to learn from the champion you can perfect your technique together with a World Champion and know all the secrets. The Academy offers many solutions also for children, beginners and adults looking for group lessons. A special feature of the offer is undoubtedly the possibility to have a “ski sunrise” experience by skiing at the opening of the lifts with the slopes all for you. Moreover, with the Giorgio Rocca Ski Academy it is possible to request a video recording service of your performances so that you can analyze your skiing style together with a ski instructor and evaluate how to improve yourself.

Aquagranda Active wellness and sports centre

Aquagranda Active you! is one of the biggest centres in Europe where you can meet fun, sport, relax and live well, the ideal place also for training in the mountains. It is a real open-air gym that attracts professional athletes in athletic preparation. But Aquagranda is not only sport and performance, but also a lot of relaxation and fun. For the little ones, and also the older ones who love to have fun, there is the “Slide&Fun” area with slides, whirlpools, sauna and Turkish bath. Then there is the Wellness&Relax area, characterized by a mountain atmosphere in which you can immerse yourself in a path of tranquility and silence.

Paragliding – feel the sky

You can not miss the thrill of paragliding in the skies of Livigno and admire the landscape from above. You will take off from the slopes with your skis at your feet and fly over the snowy peaks of Little Tibet at an altitude of tens of meters. This is a truly unique and exciting experience that will stay with you forever, thanks to the memory of your video shot with an HD camera to relive this moment whenever you want.

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Visit the dairy in Livigno

Visit the dairy of Livigno to try all the typical products, quality assured just a few steps from the center on a fantastic walk along the river Spöl!

Take ski lessons

You can book ski lessons through the Living Viaggi Livigno Agency in order to make your holiday as quiet as possible, without having any worries about your head, and to learn how to ski or, for those who are already able, to hone their technique!

Shopping

This is really an idea for everyone who’s on the hunt for business! Livigno is in fact a duty-free resort and in the central streets of the village you can find high tech shops, perfumeries, branded clothing where you can buy tax free. A large high mountain outlet where you can find everything, but be careful, check all the regulations and remember to declare any purchases in customs so as not to run into unpleasant checks or fines.

Cross-country skiing

For cross-country skiers Livigno turns out to be a real paradise! In fact there are more than 30 km of slopes that wind from Forcola to the magnificent lake of Livigno and for the more experienced there is the technical slope “Marianna Longa”. Cross-country skiing in Livigno is truly spectacular as the trails are located right in the center of the village flanked by the slopes of Carosello and Mottolino.

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Have fun with Fat Bikes in Livigno

For those who don’t know, the “Fat Bikes” are those bikes characterized by big wheels, suitable for cycling on the snow! There are dedicated slopes in the woods and, for those who want, the possibility to take the chairlift with their Fat Bike.

Take part in an Après-ski and nightlife in Livigno

Those who love skiing are also those who love après-ski after a day on the snow and Livigno certainly does not lack fun! For the Mottolino part we find the Kosmo, while for the Carousel we find the Alegra. Don’t miss these must with boots on your feet, a good drink and some fantastic music!

The evenings in Livigno continue also at the Alpino Apres Ski, meeting point after the day on the track with music and aperitifs and at the Bivio Club, the most popular disco bar in Livigno that offers theme parties, DJ-sets and events for those looking for nightlife in Livigno.

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Do you still need something to convince you that Livigno is the place for you?

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