The winter wonderland of Livigno combines a unique alpine atmosphere with rustic charm and excellent outdoor activities. A modern and magnificent lift system means skiers can enjoy the snow smothered slopes without stress, while the gentle curve and intermediate altitude of the surrounding mountains make this resort a perfect place for beginners to practice skiing. Those seeking adventure off the slopes will delight in Livigno’s excellent selection of après-ski venues, all of which exude a vibrant atmosphere and serve refreshing beverages.
When the sun melts the frozen snow of Livigno’s slopes, stunning scenery is revealed. In the spring and summer months, visitors are offered the opportunity to embrace the region’s natural splendour on a range of energetic excursions. Varied baths can transport wanderers to the ethereal majesty of the Cancano Lakes, proving astounding alpine views and mountainous majesty along the way.
Alternatively, culinary trails lead adventurers with an appetite through lovely woodlands and verdant forests that are peppered with quaint mountain huts, all of which serve traditional treats designed to energise and enrich.
During much needed rest and relaxation time, travellers can leisurely explore Livigno’s small yet serene Town Centre. Here, bespoke boutiques neighbour refined restaurants and quaint cafes prove perfect places in which to absorb the alpine atmosphere. Traditional timbered houses preserve the age-old customs of the village.
Enjoying a picturesque position in Livigno historic heart is La Scala, an appetisingly authentic restaurant famed for its fiery Italian flair. Although seafood is the house speciality, the restaurant also serves up perfect pasta and pizza dishes worthy of a king; sample the crisp crust of a wood fired margarita pizza or the robust flavour of a rich, sauce smothered pasta dish for a delicious dining experience. (Via Fontana, 181 (Livigno centro), 23030 Livigno, Italy)