Livigno Travel Guide
Livigno Ski Resort
- Nearest town: Livigno
- Resort Altitude (metres): 1815m
- Ski Season: November - May
- Mountain Range: The Alps
- Number of Lifts: 33
- Highest Lift (metres): 3000m
- Lowest Lift (metres): 1800m
- Number of Slopes: 21
- Snowboarding: yes: park
- Cross Country (km): 40km
Livigno Ski Information
Livigno has a number of other attractions for those who feel like taking a break from skiing. A good place to start off sightseeing is the Madonna della Pace church, which dates back to WWI. There are a number of other beautiful churches worth taking a look at, including the Santa Maria Church; Caravaggio's Vergine Church; and St Rocco Church. For those who are looking for something a little more adventurous there are a number of walking trails through the surrounding area, as well as paragliding.
- Languages: Croatian Italian French German Serbian
- Temperatures: 10°C
- Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
- Emergency contact numbers: Police: 112
All Emergencies: 113
- Population: 4700
- Religion: 84% Roman Catholic 6% Jewish Muslim Protestant
The Apres Ski in Livigno is relatively quiet. There are a number of bars to choose from for a night out, with a few of them being quite lively. On a whole the nightlife is fairly quiet. Livigno has many shops, which offer tax-free shopping and have almost everything on offer, this is a great place to do some bargain shopping. There are also a large number of excellent restaurants, which serve a wide range of mostly traditional and Italian cuisine. Other facilities on offer include a gym; an ice rink; a bowling alley; and a sauna.
Livigno is situated in its own isolated winde-swept valley, and enjoys tax-free status. The majority of the runs are best suited for beginners and intermediates, both snow boarders and skiers. Experts have a few slightly challenging black runs and off-pistes. It has an effecient lift system, so you don't have to wait in any quees. The town itself has been developed quite a bit, and there tends to be some traffic related problems during the peak season. The Apres Ski scene is relatively quiet, with a limited nightlife and not many non-ski activities on offer. There are, however, many tax-free bargains to be found in the shops.
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