limonepiemonte1Limone Piemonte

Is a famous ski resort at 1010 m. above sea level near Cuneo (Italy) and its name developed from the Occitan ‘li mount’> ‘the mountains’.

The Riserva Bianca, near the Riviera di Ponente seaside (Liguria-Italy) and the glamorous Monte Carlo, is the ski area of Limone Piemonte with 80 km of runs, 16 ropeways and an amazing Snow Park for moments of real fun.

Limone Piemonte ski area (low Piedmont, Liguria di Ponente and French Riviera) is also known as “Regione delle Alpi del Mare” (Region of Sea Alps)

 

dolomiti1The Dolomites

The Dolomites, which belong to Oriental Alps and are also called Monti Pallidi (Pale Mountains), are named after the famous French mineralogist of XIII century Déodat Dolomieu who first describe the rock, dolomite, a type of carbonate rock which is responsible for the characteristic shapes and colour of the mountains.
The Dolomites are located among the provinces of Belluno, Bolzano, Trento, Udine and Pordenone.

The most famous resorts are: Rocca Pietore that lies at the foot of Marmolada (Veneto), Alleghe in Val Cordevole, Falcade in Val Biois, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Ortisei in Val Gardena, Canazei in Val di Fassa, Cavalese in Val di Fiemme, San Martino di Castrozza, Arabba in Val di Livinallongo.

If you plan to spend some time around here in January, you may wish to attend the following:

Limone Piemonte

  • 2 January: torchlight procession open to
    children and teenagers
  • 13 January Festa degli Amici – Friends
    Day
    : ski with a friend, and you will both receive a 20 Euro
    discount on your skipass
  • Saturday
    the 16th and Sunday the 17th
    Festa Degli Universitari –
    University Day:
    one day-skipass € 15,00 for Riserva
    Bianca University Card holderstwo-day skipass super offer €25,00

Dolomiti

  • 6 January Cortina
    d’Ampezzo: Nordic Ski World Cup
  • 9-10
    January Val di Fiemme: FIS TOUR DE SKI
  • 9-10
    January Alta Pusteria: 34° Pustertaler
    Ski-Marathon
  • 15-17
    January Cortina d’Ampezzo: European Cup
    Snowboardcross
  • 15-17 January Valle di Daone: Ice Master World Cup
  • 21- 24 January Madonna di Campiglio: twelfth edition of the Winter Marathon.
  • 22-24
    January Olimpia delle Tofane slope –
    Cortina: Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup
  • 23-24 January Altopiano
    di Lavarone: Millegrobbe di Lavarone 29th ed. (multi-stage
    international long distance cross-country ski race)
  • 24 January Monte
    Pana: Val Gardena Ciasp
  • 29 – 31 January Passo
    Resia: Snowkite World Championship 2010
  • 29 January Alpe di
    Siusi: MOONLIGHT CLASSIC SKIMARATHON (cross-country)

Sunday
January 31st : the 37th Marcialonga di Fiemme e Fassa cross-country ski race starts in
Moena, and ends in Cavalese Val.