Did you know that by choosing to fly into Milan Bergamo airport (also known as Orio al Serio Airport) there are several ski resorts for families within a 3 hour drive or less?
ActivityBreaks.com works with several skiing resorts in the Italian Alps and the Dolomites, if you want to take the family skiing this year but don’t want the hassle of a long transfer here are the resorts we would suggest:
Presolana – Our Presolana ski break is only 50 minutes’ transfer time from Milan Bergamo airport and includes 3* Hotel accommodation, ski pass, ski hire and return transfers all from only 200 euro per person with stays available from 2 – 7 nights. Your ski pass for Presolana allows you to ski the nearby resort of Monte Pora, both resorts offer provide easy blue runs for beginners, which allow first time skiers to gain their confidence. Ski schools are available in both resorts.
Montecampione – is just 1 hour from Bergamo airport and although it is not a huge resort, there are certainly enough runs to keep most skiers happy. The nearest town to Montecampione is the spa resort of Boario Terme. Our Italian ski break in Boario offers more après ski options for those who like a bit of nightlife, as there are numerous bars and restaurants to visit. If you want to stay on piste then try our flexible Italian ski break staying at the on piste apartments at Montecampione.
Maniva – this is the best resort for families with small children who want to enjoy the snow, because everything you need is in front of the hotel. It’s a small resort but offers very comfortable accommodation, fantastic slopes for beginners and a transfer time of under 2 hours from Bergamo airport. Find out more about our on piste Italian ski break in Maniva here.
Aprica- is just under 2 hours from Milan Bergamo airport and boasts a beautiful setting, this is the perfect resort for beginners but also for those who want to push their skiing skills a bit further with more challenging runs. All the hotels we use are ideally located either on the piste or a 5-minute bus journey from the nearest gondola station.
If you are willing to travel a bit longer then 3 hours transfer time from Bergamo airport would take you to the bigger and better known resorts like Bormio. Livigno and Madonna Di Campiglio. All three of these resorts offer endless skiing possibilities. If you like to enjoy the spa after skiing then head to Bormio, which boasts 3 separate state of the art of spas. Madonna di Campiglio is part of the Dolomites mountain range and hosts the famous 3 Tre FIS Ski World Cup Event, it’s a resort that is worth a visit.