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Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

Florence is famous for its art and its ancient history: the beautiful basilicas, the Baptistery of San Giovanni, the Ponte Vecchio and the palaces. Outside the city there are beautiful hills with characteristic villages, cultivated fields and vineyards.

Beyond it are the mountains with the possibility to ski several months a year. The Florentines can find comfortable moving even for a day on the slopes of the surroundings. Tourists instead could try a decidedly unconventional holiday by combining a visit to the city of Florence with one or more days on the snow and relaxing in the thermal baths of the Monte Amiata area. There are several ski resorts where you can ski near Florence; Contrary to what one might think, many can be reached from the Tuscan capital in less than two hours of travel.

Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

Monta Amiata near Grosseto and Siena

Ski resorts less than two hours from Florence

Abetone (Pistoia – Tuscany): 1 hour and 30 min – 88 km with the A11 and SS66. It is one of the best ski resorts in the Apennines, with 45 km of slopes that go up from 21 modern lifts. Good skiers will find beautiful slopes, but even families with children can ski on blue slopes with artificial snow.

Campigna Santa Sofia (Emilia Romagna): 1 hour and 40 min – 73 km with the regional road 70 of Consuma and SS310. Very small skiarea on Mount Falco in the National Park of the Casentinesi Forests Monte Falterona and Campigna that invites to interesting excursions of ski mountaineering and snowshoes.

Balze (Emilia Romagna): in 2 hours – 150 km with the A1 you arrive in this small ski resort at 1091 meters, on the slopes of Mount Fumaiolo, where you ski on 3 red slopes, in the snowpark and on 5 km of tracks for the fund.

Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

Abetone, the best place around for sking near Florence!

Ski resorts reachable with just over two hours from Florence

Sant’Anna Pelago (Modena – Emilia Romagna): in 2 hours – 106 km with the A11, SS66 and SS12 you reach the foot of Monte Albano where you can ski on 8 easy – medium slopes that run for 12 km. In the Regional Park of Frignano there are numerous possibilities for alpine skiing.

Careggine (Lucca – Tuscany): 2 hours – 131 km with the A11. It is one of the 3 mini ski areas of the Garfagnana suitable for those who take their first steps in the snow or for those who know how to ski want tranquility.

Cimone (Modena – Emilia Romagna): in 2 hours – 112 km with the national road 64 / SS64 you reach the equipped ski area of ​​Cimone where you ski on 38 km of slopes for alpine skiing mostly red, in the snow park, off-piste , while the children have fun on the snow in 2 babyparks.

Zum Zeri – Passo Due Santi (MS – Tuscany): in 2 hours – 112 km with the national road 64 / SS64 you arrive in this small ski area located in the northernmost part of Lunigiana, on the border with Liguria and Emilia. 9 medium and easy slopes for 8 km for downhill skiing, 1 snowpark, 12 km of trails for the bottom wait for skiers.

Monte Amiata (Siena – Tuscany): in 2 hours – 170 km with the A1 you reach the small attractive ski resort for 2 beautiful black slopes, the remaining tracks for alpine skiing are 6 red and 4 easy. The lifts and slopes start at the summit where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Sienese hills, the Maremma, up to the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

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Skiing in Florence: the best places just a few hours away

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