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Aprica, Italy

Aprica ski holidays

Established in 1947 the Italian ski resort Aprica lies at 1180 metres altitude in the Lombardy / Lombardia region of the Italian Rhaetian Alps. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2309m the area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 32km of trails, which equates to around 80 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Aprica is Milan / Milano at a distance of 160km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

An excellent resort for beginners who have a 1.5km wide village-side area served by a good range of lifts.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 7 runs 26km
Advanced Trails
 10 runs 14.5km
50%  Expert Trails
 4 runs 9.5km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Aprica snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Aprica snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €156 - €192
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 50km
total length of Aprica trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 6km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation E W
direction Aprica area faces
Top Altitude 2309m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1180m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1180m
centre of Aprica ski resort
Vertical Drop 1129m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1128m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Aprica web cams
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Skiing in Aprica

21 pistes and trails means approximately 50km of runs. 16 Aprica lifts have capacity to transport 22000 per hour. The longest run in the Italian ski resort is over 6km.

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 35% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 15% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Aprica after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Aprica

Of the 16 ski lifts, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Aprica is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Aprica Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

13 apres ski bars 19 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 2 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 1 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 2 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Archery, Torchlit Descent .

SNO-man says

As it's quite a large resort, Aprica has above average facilities, including a large indoor swimming pool, indoor sports hall - the Palazzetto dello Sport - which includes a climbing wall and there's a big outdoor ice rink. There's also a cinema and look out for murals around the resort depicting local tradition, animals and flowers. Outdoor alternatives include ice climbing and snow shoeing.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Aprica" by any other name

The Italian resort is also known as Aprica Aprica, Corteno and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Aprica slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Aprica has slopes facing E W.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Childcare in Aprica, Italy

Aprica day and evening care plus snow ski schools and babysitting.

There are few special facilities for families in Aprica. The ski school accepts children aged five years and over but they may not be in special children's classes. The resort does offer good facilities for families however, with an intrimate friendly ski area; off slope facilities including the public swimming pool and high value dining on pizza and pasta - family favourites worldwide!

3 stars out of 5 overall    

Aprica Shopping

Aprica shopping - fashion boutiques, outdoor gear and food shops

There are 20 shops in the town, covering all the essentials, local produce and ski gear.

Aprica value for money gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Ski Equipment Rental Shops in Aprica

Aprica hire shops - overview of all shopping in Aprica

There are 20 shops in the town, covering all the essentials, local produce and ski gear.

Aprica ski rental shops value rating gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Aprica

Aprica ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Scuola Italiana Sci e Snowboard Aprica and has ? teachers teaching in English, German, Italian and taking students from a minimum age of 5.info@passoapricasci.it www.passoapricasci.it 745108

Aprica for beginners         gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Aprica for intermediates  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Aprica for expert skiers   gets 1 stars out of 5 overall    

Aprica for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Aprica

Aprica snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Aprica: 14.2km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km     Intermediate XC Trails: 12.5km   Difficult XC Trails: 1.7km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Aprica

Aprica snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 2 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1

Aprica non skiing facilities also include Archery, Torchlit Descent .

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