Immersed in an enchanting valley involving the Stelvio National Park and also the Engadine, Livigno is capable of satisfying the desires with the most demanding tourist: snow, sport, critical activities, purchasing, nature, walks in the open air and folklore as well, all in one particular exceptional and magical reality.
Its good results is determined by an inseparable binomial concerning nature and sport which makes the Smaller Tibet of Lombardy the right synthesis among relaxation and dynamism, due to an ideal microclimate that assure heavy snowfall during the whole winter season and perfectly snow-covered slopes from November to May possibly. Throughout the summer the climate is pleasently mild with air that stays fresh and crisp for the whole season.
It truly is an ideal climate then for practising any kind of sporting discipline irrespective of whether its summer time or winter. Regardless of the development of accomodation and also the skiing facilities, Livigno has still managed, over the many years, to conserve the normal environmental, normal, cultural and architectural traits from the Alpine culture wich make Livigno and its valley the most beneficial within the Planet.
During the winter Livigno, with its 74 slopes covering a total of 115 kilometres divided in between the resorts of Mottolino and Carosello 3000, is able to host an regular of 9 thousand persons per day. Not long ago the resort has renewed nearly all its draglifts with six-seate covered chair lifts that have automated hitching. They make it possible for for any combined hourly capability of all the installation of over 47.000 folks per hour consequently creating queues for the reascent inexistent.
Livigno, also as for skiing, could be the undisputed homeland of your most contemporary disciplines associated with the snow i.e. telemark and snowboarding, within this last situation thanks over all to Snowpark, one of your greatest in Italy, that offers to all lovers from the "board" fixed structures for halfpipe, jump and among the best slopes obtainable for boardercross.
But there is far more; for the much more daring, Livigno accompanies us to the new "alternative" trends. The protagonist is Freeride, the art of off-piste downhill skiing, to wich Livigno, also as guaranteeing highly-trained Alpine guides, adds teaching sessions related for the use of ARVA, to fundamental nivology and the study in the stability of snow-covered mountainsides.
Also for the 2009/2010 winter season there will be each of the large activities: from the regular Skieda and Sgambeda, by now of international fame, towards the Specific Activities, such as the Ice Celebration, an finish of season event with a high-altitude concert. Livigno give more than 250 shops that advantage in the strengths of belonging to a duty-free spot so there exists the possibility of buying any kind of merchandise at realistic charges.