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Not far from Milan, Lake Como is also near popular Italian ski resorts. Enjoy both the lake and the mountains. Boating and water sports in the summer, skiing and snowboarding in the winter. You get the best of nature and quiet town life on Lake Como.



Piani Di Bobbio

A 25-minute car ride from the city of Lecco , Piani di Bobbio is a great ski resort for a family and/or for beginners. The slopes are long and flat.

If you want to stay near the slopes the closest town would be Barzio where the cable car leaves from.

There are also areas for sledding and snowboarding. You’ll find teachers and schools you can book lessons with as well.

Getting there 

From Lecco
There is a city bus D35 that goes up, or it might be best to rent a car. You can ask your hotel if they can arrange transport for you.

From the airport
It’s about 70 km from  Milan airports (Malpensa or Linate). You can also comfortably fly into Bergamo Orio al Serio.

From Milan
If you are staying in Milan, there is a bus+ ski pass that leaves from Milan only Saturday and Sundays. Keep in mind Saturday and Sunday will be very busy. If you are coming for a holiday,  weekdays are best.


Travel tip: Ski during the week and visit the nearby cities on the weekend.

Where to stay

Stay in Lecco or find a place right in Barzio near the slopes.


HLL Hotel Lungolago Lecco

Lungolario Luigi Cadorna 20, 23900 Lecco, Italy 

Ski enthusiasts themselves, they will give you the best ski tips during your stay. A beautiful lakefront location with free Wi-Fi throughout, Hotel Lungolago is a 10-minute walk from the Lecco Train Station. A bus to/from the train station and other areas of Lecco stops 50m from the property.

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Albergo Esposito Barzio
Located in Barzio in the region of Lombardia, 32.2 km from Bergamo, Albergo Esposito features a sun terrace and a ski pass sales point. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.

Links that will help:

Piani di Bobbio 

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Bormio is situated in the heart of the Alps, on the Swiss border.  it is about 37 miles (60 km) from the city of Sondrio.

  • Free Ski Pass from 2 to 22 December 2017
  • Snow week
    • from 7 to 26 January 2018
    • from 11 to 23 March 2018

Getting there

From Lecco or Milan
From Lecco it’s about a 2 hour drive, 143 km. Or by train from Milan or Lecco you can go to Tirano and then take a 40 minute bus ride on the Perego Bus line. See

From the airport
From November to April shuttle buses to Bormio are available from Malpensa and Bergamo Orio al Serio. See

Where to Stay

For great ski locations, stay in  BormioValdidentroValdisotto or Valfurva.


QC Terme Grand Hotel Bagni Nuovi Bormio 

Located in Bormio, 17.7 km from Livigno, QC Terme Grand Hotel Bagni Nuovi features a spa center and a ski pass sales point. The hotel has a year-round outdoor pool and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is provided and private parking is available on site.


Whether you are looking for a rustic ski holiday or a luxury thermal spa and ski resort, you can certainly find one near here.

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