Ski Holiday in Italy with Esprit Ski
Often overlooked in the past, Italy is now coming into its own as a family ski holiday destination. With the Italian love for children, it is hard not to feel welcome and at home in this exuberant and lively country. With flights into Turin for Gressoney , ransfers into Italy are smooth and uncomplicated, and under 2 hours!
The skiing in Italy offers families the complete range of slopes, from the tricky challenging black runs to forgiving open bowls and picturesque tree-lined routes to wild an un-tamed off-piste opportunities. Whether in ski school or skiing with friends and family, everyone can find slopes to suit their individual ability and also numerous to share and enjoy together.
Gressoney part of the Monterosa ski area and one of the largest ski areas in Italy, covering a large network of pistes and lifts linking three separate valleys. The area is sometimes referred to as one of Italy’s best kept secrets and you will feel that you are discovering something unique and unspoilt every day, within its 180km of varied and generally uncrowded pistes.
The Monterosa ski area is one of the largest ski areas in Italy, covering a large network of pistes and lifts linking three separate valleys.more »
The skiing ranges from Champoluc in the Ayas Valley in the west to the Valsesia valley and Alagna in the East, with the Gressoney valley in the ideal position, right between the two. The area is becoming ever more popular with a number of informed and enthusiastic skiers, who appreciate the stunning scenery, the lovely long runs, great mountain restaurants and accessible off-piste opportunities.
Our Chalet Hotel Valverde is located in the resort of Gressoney- La-Trinité, which is the principal village of the valley, with direct ski-lift access into the heart of the area. It is a quiet, neat little village with cobbled streets, a traditional church and traditionally styled wooden buildings, which combine to epitomise the charm of skiing in Italy. Meanwhile the area is surrounded by some of highest peaks in Europe and offers high altitude snow-sure skiing and fantastic views from its many atmospheric mountain restaurants. The area is sometimes referred to as one of Italy’s best kept secrets and you will feel that you are discovering something unique and unspoilt every day, within its 180km of varied and generally uncrowded pistes.
“This has been our second Esprit holiday & fantastic to spend Christmas with you. We find it hard to imagine now how we ever had an enjoyable holiday with the kids before we discovered Esprit. Child care & level of service were second to none!! Excellent resort rep, child care manager & staff. We would highly recommend to anyone.”
Gressoney December 2013
“There is a fabulous management team including James & AJ – outstanding and surpassed expectations. The kids were so well looked after& their instruction was well given. We relaxed and enjoyed all that was offered.”
Gressoney December 2013
SPECIAL GRESSONEY FEATURES
Saturday Flights – morning flights from Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester to Turin with a transfer time of under 2 hours Exclusive Esprit Sprite Ski Classes – six days for the same price as five, as standard in our other resorts