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Yes, You Can Go Skiing in Sicily

Etna Sud - Nicolosi ski map

Not only can you ski in Sicily, but you might be surprised to hear that there are three ski resorts on this lovely island in the south Mediterranean. You may be a little less surprised, and possibly slightly concerned, to hear that two of Sicily’s ski resorts lie on the slopes of the Mount Etna […]

Why Don’t People Ski in Italy?

Back at the start of this year, 2013, Italian newspaper Il Corriere Della Sera ran an article with the headline – only 5 in every 100 skiers choose Italy. Very odd, I thought. Having skied in Italy and visited quite a number of resorts in the north of of the country, I never had any […]

A Weekend in Bardonecchia

The I Larici Hotel, Bardonecchia

Just before the Christmas holidays we took our little one for a weekend on the snow up in the Italian ski resort of Bardonecchia which is right on the border with France in the north eastern corner of Italy.