Ski happy whilst on Lake Garda!

January, 22 2020 ( Updated August, 20 2021)

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Lake Garda

Lake Garda – a year-round destination…

A wintry view of Lake Garda in the snow

Heading northwards on Lake Garda, you’ll soon find a superb selection of skiing opportunities to complement your peaceful, out-of-season stay. Here are the best ski spots to try on Lake Garda!

Folgaria Lavaredo Ski resort

A beautiful ski slope in Folgaria

Located in the Alpe Cimbra ski area, this popular resort is serviced by a wide range of ski lifts to the Folgaria-Fiorentini ski area and Lavarone ski centre. A location steeped in alpine tradition and unspoilt natural beauty, Folgaria Lavaredo is the ideal resort for those looking to enjoy a full-on winter sports experience. With activities ranging from alpine skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and ski mountaineering to ice skating, sledging, snow tubing, snow biking and winter disc golf, there’s something for everyone. Beginners and novices can also enjoy perfecting their form, with lessons at one of the excellent local Ski Schools.

Perfect for: Families, beginners, all levels & abilities + outdoor winter sport enthusiasts

Getting there: Via Roma, 67, 38064 Folgaria TN, Italy

Snowpark Monte Bondone

A snowboarder takes to the slopes!

A great fixture in the winter sports programme for visitors to the Trento alps, this snow park offers a welcome destination for those on ski boards and snowboards. The newly designed Snowpark features a kid’s park, box easy line, rail line, jumbo pro, easy lines, jibbing and slopestyle areas, a boardercross slope and a family village ideal for the youngest of boarders. With affordable one day passes available, you’ll easily be able to enjoy some snow time escapism, whilst staying on Lake Garda!

Perfect for: Families, novice-experienced snowboarders + skiers


Getting there: 38123 Trento, Province of Trento, Italy


The beautiful ski slopes slopes of Paganella in Trentino

With broad pistes, a snow board park and panoramic Lake Garda views from the top, it’s easy to see why the family-friendly ski resort of Paganella has retained its popularity. The scenic resort offers cross country skiing, night skiing, ski mountaineering and also beginner-friendly slopes, whilst ski lessons are readily available at its dedicated ski school area.

Perfect for: Families, snowboarders & skiers (of all abilities)

Getting there: Piazzale Paganella, 4, 38010 Andalo TN, Italy

 Montcampione Ski area

A ski school invites visitors of all ages to take to the slopes

A magical place for winter-time skiing and outdoor summertime activities, Montcampione attracts plenty of attention.

Located in Valcamonica, the Lomabardy ski resort opens for the ski season from mid-December - end of March. Perfect for families and skiers of all abilities, Montcampione also frequently offers free ski pass incentives for under 16s, throughout key moments in December. So, keep your eyes peeled!

Perfect for: Families + Skiers (of all abilities)

Getting there: Via Legazzuolo Di Montecampione, 25040 Artogne BS, Italia / Via Pradosole, 2 Residence Ginepro, scala 1 interno 5, 25040 Montecampione BS, Italy


Brentonico (Polsa San Valentino) Ski resort

A scenic view from Monte Baldo

This well-serviced resort offers 40km of slopes, which are highly accessible thanks to the cable cars. Aside from day and night skiing, the resort also offers opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing and more! There is also a baby-friendly snow park, alongside the multi-lingual Monte Baldo ski school, for very young skiers and beginners. Family ski packages and clubs are also available, inviting all ages to come and enjoy the snow.

Perfect for: Families, beginner-advanced skiers, snowboarders + winter sport enthusiasts

Getting there: Piazza Polsa, 1, 38060 Polsa, Brentonico TN, Italy


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