Night Skiing: Best Slopes in Italy
In Italy there are several places where you can practice night skiing, but which are the best? We have made a ranking of what we think are the best illuminated ski slopes in our country. Skiing under the stars on well-lit slopes is definitely a magical experience to try at least once in a lifetime and to share with boyfriends, friends or family. The advantages are manifold, in addition to the unique experience you are also more likely to avoid queues at turnstiles and traffic on the slopes, so you can enjoy night skiing at 360 degrees.
Discover which are the best night skiing slopes in Italy
Pista Stelvio | In Bormio the best night ski run in Italy
The Stelvio is absolutely one of the most beautiful slopes in the world. One of the most awaited World Cup stages of the season takes place here. The track starts at 2255 meters above sea level and ends at 1245m in the village of Bormio. It is very demanding and there are really technical passages. Among the most famous are certainly the Wall of San Pietro which is the last obstacle before the panoramic arrival in Bormio. This track is perfectly lit for all its 4 km of length. Without a shadow of a doubt it is the best slope in Italy for night skiing!
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Valbione | Night skiing in Ponte di Legno
If it is not enough for you to ski during the day in the vast area of Pontedilegno-Tonale, on Wednesdays and Saturdays you can also ski at night. The red slope Valbione offers a unique experience for night skiing thanks to its length of 1.2 km and an altitude difference of 256 meters. Many people choose this option to do some downhill skiing and then enjoy a pleasant dinner at the arrival of the chairlift at an altitude of 1,500 meters. Alternatively, Passo del Tonale offers a blue slope for night skiing, this is Pista Valena, another valid option within the same ski area.
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Pianello | Evening skiing on the illuminated slope of Madesimo
Pianello is a classic track of Madesimo, about 2h from Milan. Simple in the first section and characterized by a sparse vegetation that grows thicker and thicker as you go downstream. During the day the track is not surprising for its originality, but in the evening it takes on a different and enchanting aspect, thanks also to the view and the contrast of the lights of the village with the darkness of the night. If you are interested in adding the pleasure of the table to your sporting experience, we would also like to point out the possibility of taking advantage of the tasty restaurants located along the slope.
FIS 3 | Three | Madonna di Campiglio
In the past, 3 different disciplines were played on this track during the World Cup races, hence the name FIS 3. The track is very winding and with very funny bends, 2660m long and ends with the famous Miramonti canal that arrives in the centre of Madonna di Campiglio. The track can also be covered at night thanks to the good lighting. The history of world skiing has been made on this slope, so skiing on it is always an emotion. For this destination it is necessary to book in advance, so you have the possibility to organize before leaving your experience under the stars.
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Prato Nevoso | 7 km of slopes open in the evening
Prato Nevoso offers one of the largest night skiing areas in Italy, with 7 km distributed on two slopes, a fully equipped snowpark, a beginners’ training ground and a boarder cross slope. This makes the experience suitable for all kinds of tourists, both for age and type of holiday. The facilities open on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 11 pm. Every evening during the Christmas period from Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Saturday, January 5, 2020.
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