The 7 Most Enchanting Towns in Italy for Mountains Lovers
Italy is full of great mountain towns with friendly people, “country” atmosphere and limitless outdoor opportunities. In such a beautiful country with amazing towns and stunning landscapes, it’s hard to pick. But, counting down, here are our top 10 mountain towns for 2018 in Italy.
The mountain and its landscape are always able to give you an evocative emotion. The fresh air, the peaceful atmosphere and the beauty of the nature create a perfect mixture for both a relaxing and sporting holiday.
Best Mountain Towns in Italy
Some of these small cities are real enchanted places, beautiful in summer and magical in winter. In Italy there are so many mountain towns where you can practice sports such as Nordic walking, skiing and snowboarding but also long walks and relaxing sessions. Here are the best mountain cities in Italy.
Cortina is one of the most popular places for Italian holidays. It is near Belluno and is very popular VIPs destinations. Every ski lovers here could find the perfect place for skiing, good food but also good shopping. In the evening the city comes alive and become the place to be for the nightlife.
This small town is in the heart of the Gran Paradiso National Park. The town is not so big and is perfect for those who want to spend a few days skiing and relaxing in the marvelous atmosphere of the Italian Alps. If you are here in the winter season do not miss to visit the beautiful icefalls.
Alba is the capital of the Langhe, the most renowned Italian region known worldwide for being one of the most important wine regions. Here in fact are produced wines like Barolo, Barbaresco and Moscato. The landscape surrounding Alba is hilly and is ideal for spring and summer excursions. Take the time to take long walks, let yourself be enchanted by food and wine tours and enjoy your life.
Forte di Bard
Start your holiday here at the Hotel Il Falco e La Volpe and let yourself be conquered by the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. The Forte di Bard is an imposing architectural work of the Valle d’Aosta. A Savoy fortress that occupies the rocky spur that bares access through the valley. A unique place that seems to stand still over time.
South Tyrol is one of those dreamlike Italian regions. Val Gardena is in the northern part of the Dolomites. It is an extensive valley that includes peaks of over 3 thousand meters and the beautiful Puez-Odle National Park. From here you can go to discover the beautiful castles that give this area a fairytale atmosphere.
Nesso is a city that overlooks Lake Como. But with just over 2000 inhabitants, it is one of the most beautiful villages of the area. Here you will be amazed by the beautiful colors, the majesty of nature and the number of things to do. Perfect for those looking for a mountain place without sacrificing comfort.
Chamois is a small mountain village accessible only by cable car. The houses here are built with natural elements (stone and wood) enriched, during the summer season, by geraniums and flowers. Once here it will not be difficult to understand why it is famous as the “Pearl of the Alps”.