Situated amongst the nature parks of Stelvio and Engadina, Livigno is one of the best equipped winter resorts in Europe, a true skier's paradise, offering a wide range of winter activities to suit all tastes, along with opportunities to relax while shopping or tasting the famous local cuisine.
In Livigno, Alpine skiers can enjoy the wonders of the mountain skiing on over a hundred kilometres of slopes for every level, from 1800 to 2900 metres in altitude, served by modern lifts. Meanwhile, in the valley, thirty kilometres of free and sunny pistes await cross country skiing lovers, distributed between simple or more difficult itineraries.
Livigno is also the scene of the Sgambeda, the International Cross Country Skiing Marathon, which open the season for this discipline in December. Telemark skiers are also in the right place as every year they can enjoy the Free Heel Fest, an international festival of this sport that originated in Norway.
Thanks to its wide ski slopes, with over a hundred square kilometres of skiing surface with lengthy inclines for enjoying the fresh snow and its Snowpark, Livigno is a popular destination not only for snowboarders and freestylers but also for those wishing to get to know this sport.
The ways to enjoy the mountains do not end here: if you're looking for silence and a way to delve into nature you can go for a walk with snow shoes, called "Drezola " in the local Livigno dialect, or try their hand at ski touring, Nordic walking or rock climbing in the glacier ice falls. Don't miss this opportunity to take a scenic horseback ride or join a sightseeing trip on a snowmobile or dogsled .
Livigno is one of the most famous tourist resorts in Lombardy and, with over 250 shops scattered throughout the area, it's like a large outdoor shopping mall. In Livigno, shopping is a unique experience, away from the traffic, in touch with the outdoors and surrounded by mountains, including exclusive boutiques and flagship stores, high-quality stores on a human scale, and workshops selling wares inspired by traditional customs and the modern world.
This town is an amazing, luxurious, high-altitude outlet, where the convenience of duty-free shopping meets the pristine nature of the town. Visitors are allowed to make a limited number of duty-free purchases, while a small tax shall be applied to other goods, which must declared upon leaving the town of Livigno.