Ski holidays in Livigno

“A versatile and exciting ski resort enjoying duty-free status”

Fast becoming one of the most exciting ski resorts in the Alps, Livigno is making a big name for itself as now confirmed as one of the venues for the 2026 Olympics and it’s easy to see why. Sat not far from the Swiss border, this snow sure resort has an extensive, modern ski area whilst retaining the traditional character of its original three villages.

The town itself sits in the valley where either side of you, the mountains rise up creating two separate ski areas, all linked by the efficiently and free local buses circulating the resort. The unique layout means there are dedicated areas and lifts for beginners straight from resort level, while more experienced skiers and boarders can head to the top and enjoy a huge range of on and off-piste in the area as well as fun parks, boarder cross tracks and for those looking for some serious fun, head to the Mottolino snowpark which has hosted many international freestyle competitions.

Shoppers can take advantage along the traffic free streets in the centre of the resort as not only is there a great selection of shops to choose from, the resort interestingly since the 16th century and to this day holds a duty free status, meaning your money goes much further. Here you will also find a great selection of cafes, restaurants as well as a huge range of non-ski related activities from fat biking to husky sledding, plenty to keep you busy each day.

To end with, rumour has it the ‘Bombardino’ was created in Livigno, so when people ask us is the resort good for après, with around 150 bars to choose from, it most certainly is, possibly the best we have experienced in Italy but why not judge it for yourself and make this your next ski destination.

  • from£1379pp
  • 65 rooms
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Hotel Lac Salin is sat right next to the slopes and the nearest lift just 50 metres away. You can expect great service, good food and one of Livigno's most impressive spas.

  • from£1079pp
  • 39 rooms
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Hotel Amerikan is a fantastic, modern hotel with a cosy alpine feel. We love the spa facilities here and the resort's free bus service makes getting into town nice and easy. You'll be close to the slopes too and can almost ski straight back to the hotel.

  • from£989pp
  • 19 rooms
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Hotel Livigno's close to the lifts and the centre of Livigno, making it a great base for a family ski holiday. The food and service are great and the small wellness area is perfect for relaxing in the afternoon.

  • from£999pp
  • 140 rooms
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Hotel Intermonti is above the resort with impressive views. Skiers can be on the mountain quickly as the nearest lift is only 100 metres away. The free resort bus stops close to the hotel too. The hotel has a great bar, a children's games room and a wellness area where you can take a dip in the pool.

  • from£889pp
  • 20 rooms
Hotel San Giovanni

Hotel San Giovanni is a small hotel on the edge of the piste with good views. It's almost ski in, ski out location makes it a popular choice. Owner Savio and his team will ensure you have a great holiday here. 

  • from£819pp
  • 4 apartments
San Giovanni Apartments

San Giovanni Apartments are on the outskirts of Livigno and you can ski back right back to them. The bus stop's nearby and the nearest lift is just around the corner, so getting around couldn't be easier. They're self-catering but you can use the facilities at the San Giovanni Hotel just next door. 

  • from£719pp
  • 4 apartments
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Al Gal Apartments are fantastic value for money. They're close to the lifts and not far from the pedestrianised area of town. The local bus stops just 50 metres away and the supermarket is within a minutes' walk.

  • from£959pp
  • 20 rooms
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Modern, comfortable and convenient sums up the Montivas Lodge. This sustainable property sits on the edge of the piste and is close to the ski lift. It's really well-placed to enjoy the many shops and restaurants in Livigno too.

  • from£1109pp
  • 24 rooms
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Hotel St Michael's in a great location close to the lifts and the centre of Livigno. The wellness area has a lots of facilities for you to relax in after a day skiing. Once you've experienced the great service and extremely helpful team, you'll see why so many people return year after year.

Ski and Snowboard Information
Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Beginners skiing in Livigno

Beginners are very well catered for, the nursery slopes at village level encourage first timers to progress to higher runs. There are easy blues from the top to the bottom of the mountain.

Intermediates skiing in Livigno

Livigno is an Intermediates paradise, with refreshingly few lift queues. Head up the Carosello gondola for a large selection of wide, sunny pistes then cross the mountain to the stunning Costaccia ski area above the old town. Hop on the ski bus to the Mottolino area with its more testing terrain, confidence building black runs and the peaceful, scenic Trepalle runs.

Advanced skiing in Livigno

Freeride adventures will capture the imagination of the advanced skier.

Snowboarding in Livigno

Snowboarders are spoilt for choice! Livigno has two extreme snowboard parks, of which the Mottolino side has been been voted the best in Italy. Whilst known for it's daunting jumps there's a lot fun to be had on the rails, boxes and smaller jumps. Be sure to check what's on in Livigno so as not to miss any freestyle displays. 


Mountain facts
Area 115 km
Resort Altitude 1820m
Ski Alt. From 1820m
Ski Alt. To 2800m
Runs
29
37
12
Longest run 6 Km
Lifts Chairlifts 13, Draglifts 12, Gondolas 6
Lift Ski LockersNo
Local Pass Lifts31
Night Skiing IncludedYes
Mountain Restaurants7
Cross Country Trails

40km of trails

Off-piste OptionsNo
Slope DirectionN, S
Snowpark Info

2 snowparks.

Things To Do
  • Duty-free shopping
  • Lively nightlife
  • Ice skating
  • Toboganning
  • Heli-skiing
  • Aqua Granda pool and wellness centre
  • Husky sledding
  • Creamery
  • Ice Karting
Activity Information
  • Skating
  • Duty-free shopping
  • Tobogganing
  • Horse riding
  • Sleigh rides
  • Skidoos
  • Dog sledging
  • Paragliding
  • Ice climbing
  • Snowshoe excursions
  • Ice karting
  • Live music venues and disco
  • Cinema
  • Aqua Granda pool and wellness centre
Ski Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £54 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we'll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details. 

Lift Passes Days Season Adult 
16-64yrs
Child
8-15yrs
Senior
65+
Family* 2 adults
2 children (8-15yrs)
Area Pass 6 L £180 £90 £143 £539
M £199 £100 £156 £589
H £221 £110 £168 £642

L (11-24 Jan, 04 Apr - end of season), M (21-27 Dec, 04-10 Jan, 25-31 Jan, 28 Mar - 10 Apr) H (28 Dec - 3 Jan, 1 Feb - 27 Mar)

*Excludes Christmas and New Year weeks

Equipment (6 days) Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis £52 £74 £91
Skis & Boots £80 £139 -
Snowboard & Boots - £108 £139
Child (6-12yrs) Skis & Boots - £47 -
Snowboard & Boots - £72 -
Helmet - Free* -

* Free helmets for children up to 12yrs when ski/board are pre-booked

Please see here for a description of hire categories.

Tuition Days Times Adult Child 4-12yrs† 
Ski 6* 2 hrs per day £115 £115
Snowboard £139 £139

Tuition starts on Sun. 11am-1pm daily.

*6 day snowboard tuition is for beginners only. Other abilities may choose 4 day option which also starts on Sun.

†Child snowboard tuition starts from 8yrs.

Group ski lessons need a minimum number of guests to take place. Very occasionally these numbers aren’t reached. If you have pre-booked lessons and this happens, the ski-school will do their best to offer private lessons to the value of the lessons you had originally booked.

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Useful Information
Information about Livigno
Resort Code ITLV
Languages spoken Italian/English
Time difference GMT+1
Currency EUR
Latitude 46.537597
Longitude 10.137102
Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Mondays in December and Saturdays rest of the season

To Innsbruck

From

Gatwick
Manchester
Stansted
Edinburgh
Bristol
Birmingham

Transfer 3 hrs by coach
Flight supplements may apply.

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: Yes

Resort Ski bus available: Yes

Ski bus info:

Regular free ski bus runs from 7.30am - 8pm

Good to know

  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • Renowned for lively & varied après-ski scene
  • Duty free shopping
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