Arabba – a distinctive ski resort in the Dolomites

The small and picturesque village of Arabba is located in the heart of the Dolomite mountain range. The focal point of the village is the pretty 17th Century church, which serves a population of only 300 people. Though small in number, the population has grown significantly in recent years. Skiers in the winter and avid

Downhill skier in Arabba

A Ski Safari to the Hidden Valley

Why is the ski safari from Selva to the Hidden Valley so special? Quite honestly, the age old expression that seeing is believing really does apply here but I’m not about to let that stop me. After all, it’s considered one of the most beautiful runs in the world! The trip starts with a short

Grappa Tasting in the Dolomites

There can be nothing nicer than a pit-stop in a traditional Sud-Tyrolean stube after a long days hiking – perhaps with the plan of sampling some home-made ice-cream. But when your host is the lovely Francesco, and he has a shelf stocked full of his mother’s grappa, things have a habit of escalating quickly! Francesco’s

World War One in the Dolomites

As the world marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War 1, it is important to remember that not all the fighting took place in the trenches of northern Europe and the Western Front. Far less well known, especially to us in the UK, was the horrific and ultimately pointless battle fought on the

New for Winter 14/15 Kronplatz – In the Italian Dolomites

Our Italian Product Manager tests the slopes in the new Inghams resort of Kronplatz in the stunning Italian Dolomites. KRONPLATZ – is the official Ladino (a local Italian dialect) name of the Italian ski area of Plan des Corones in the region of the Italian South Tyrol just 1 1/2   South East of Innsbruck. Next

Welcome to Riva!

We are Becky & Martyn, your Inghams Representatives, based in Riva del Garda this summer. We were here last year and liked it so much we decided to return.  We will be checking in with you  every week with this short newsletter to keep you up to date with what’s going on in resort and

100 Shades of the Dolomites

Sara, one of our Resort Representatives in the Dolomites tells us all the reasons why Italy is the place to be! There was a time when these lands were tiny atolls in the sea, marine life inhabited these rocks and created an elaborate formation of sediment. Those times have changed, the atolls emerged to become