In terms of Unesco World Heritage sites Italy has more than any other country. Visitors are therefore attracted to its cities of art, like Rome, Venice and Florence, However, there is far more to Italy than just its art treasures. You could go hiking in the Dolomites or visit Sardinia. Or how about a skiing trip?
In recent years there has been a growing trend for skiers, especially beginners and intermediates put off by the resorts of Tignes and Couramayeur, to look for resorts with more green, blue and red runs. Add to this pistes which are overcrowded and highly-priced, a holiday for families with children loses its appeal. It is therefore worth considering lesser known resorts such as Montecampione in the Italian Alps – one of the closest ski resorts to Bergamo. It is ideal for beginners and intermediates and also for shorter ski breaks as there are no long transfer times.Lesser known resorts, including Montecampione, offer flexible date packages and often their ski hire and ski passes are included in the price so they can prove cheaper than the more well-known resorts in terms of ski passes and food on the slopes. [Read more...]