Best places to snowboard in Italy

1.  Livigno

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ With an amazing park, open terrain, illegal but accessible off-piste, a warm Italian reception, and prices far cheaper than most other resorts in western Europe, Livigno is one excellent Italian ...”

Freeriding

70%

Some sweet off-piste but illegal

Freestyle

90%

Very good terrain parks

Pistes

70%

Wide crusing runs, good for intermediate

2.  Canazei

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Big linked area in Fassa ...”

Freeriding

73%

A few trees & good off-piste

Freestyle

60%

A park, occasional pipe & good natural

Pistes

70%

Well-pisted slopes

3.  Val Gardena

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Massive linked area, mostly excellent despite the many flat bits linking it all up. Must be the most beautiful area in the ...”

Freeriding

60%

Some good off-piste areas

Freestyle

58%

Park & pipe

Pistes

75%

Lots of well-groomed slopes

Beginners

60%

Some good wide areas but many flat bits

4.  Passo Tonale

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Some fine terrain, the best beginners resort in Italy.Limited for expert ...”

Freeriding

60%

Some good off-piste areas

Freestyle

40%

Good natural

Pistes

80%

Lots of wide groomed pistes

5.  Pila

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ Great for intermediates and mixed ...”

Freeriding

70%

Plenty of trees and good off-piste

Freestyle

55%

Badly maintained park&pipe

Pistes

67%

Good wide slopes

6.  Cervinia

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ Amazing views of the Matterhorn and plenty of long easy and intermediate pistes but nothing hardcore, and mostly above tree level. Links up to Zermatt so plenty of terrain to ...”

Freeriding

60%

Very open terrain but no trees

Freestyle

60%

A pretty good and well maintained park

Pistes

60%

Some very flat bits

7.  Claviere

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ Old and traditional but an okay linked ...”

Freeriding

67%

Some tight trees and good off-piste

Freestyle

35%

No park or pipe, some good natural

Pistes

67%

Lots of wide slopes

8.  Courmayeur

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ Not a bad place, with some good carving but basic freeriding. Great for beginners apart from overcrowded novice slopes. Good local ...”

Freeriding

73%

Some tree runs & good off-piste

Freestyle

30%

No park/pipe

Pistes

60%

Lots of wide slopes

9.  La Thuile

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ An okay freeriders resort with some nice powder spots and trees to ride. Also good for carving but the slopes can be a bit tricky at the lower ...”

Freeriding

60%

Some tree runs and off-piste

Freestyle

30%

Some good natural spots

Pistes

65%

Well groomed but some flat areas

10.  Madonna di Campiglio

Snowboard Guide rating 6 out of 10 “ Good overall ...”

Freeriding

60%

Some off-piste

Freestyle

60%

Terrain park and halfpipe

Pistes

65%

Well groomed slopes