A ski holiday in Italy offers great choice of world-class ski resorts, great ski accommodation, breathtaking views and fantastic après ski activities. Italy has all the right ingredients for a perfect ski or snowboarding holiday for every class of skier; from absolute beginners to advanced skiers.
With excellent value for money ski packages, and previous host to the Winter Olympics, Italy sits proudly amongst Europes elite countries for skiing holidays. For beginner to intermediate levels, visit the small ski village of Livigno nested in the Italian Alps or enjoy the medieval town of Bormio.
Italy ski resorts also offer first class après ski and a fantastic choice of restaurants and cafes, which offer delicious local cuisine and fine wines. Italy provides the perfect skiing experience at the right price.
"Italy's recent development as an international winter sports destination owed a lot to prices that were appreciably lower than those in other Alpine countries. It has some enduring attractions, such as its good food and wine, jolly atmosphere and splendid scenery."
Italy's currency is the Euro. The most common credit cards accepted are Mastercard and Visa.
Eating out is at a reasonable price as you can get a 3-course meal from 12 and the famous Italian pizza from 4.
A bottle of wine can be purchased for 5 and also beer is cheaper than in Ireland, with spirits and tea similarly priced.
The official language is Italian with English widely understood.