Family Ski Holidays in Italy

Family 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 ,transfers into Italy are smooth and uncomplicated, and under 2 hours!

Our Esprit Classic Childcare offers parents a completely seamless service and means being able to leave your accommodation after breakfast to head for the first lift, only needing to return after the last one shuts. We look after you children completely throughout the ski day if you wish. For the kids it means non-stop fun with english speaking staff and children!

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 and 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.

The Resort of Gressoney is part of the Monterosa ski area, one of the largest ski areas in Italy. The area covers a large network of pistes and lifts linking three separate valleys with over 180km of varied and generally uncrowded pistes.

The area is sometimes referred to as one of Italy’s best kept secrets and you and your family will feel that you are discovering something unique and unspoilt every day.


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. 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.

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