Established in 1900 the Italian ski resort Limone Piemonte lies at 1118 metres altitude in the Piedmont / Piemonte region of the Italian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2038m the area is not snow sure. Over 32 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 13km of trails, which equates to around 14 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Limone Piemonte is Genoa at a distance of 165km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Limone is one of Italy's oldest Alpine ski areas, having welcomed skiers from the earliest days of the sport. It is a very picturesque old village centred around its twelfth-century church and other old buildings. Located a few kilometres from the French border it is equidistant from Nice and Turin. Only an hour's drive from the sea, the whole area has a very Mediterranean/'Real Italy' feel, with narrow cobbled streets, usually lively nightlife and gourmet food available. The ski area is very extensive, although the altitude latitude mix can make snow cover unpredictable at the season's ends.
0 runs 0km
9 runs 12km
32 runs 57km
5 runs 11km
View our detailed Limone Piemonte 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 Limone Piemonte snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€? - €?|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Limone Piemonte trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||3.3km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Limone Piemonte area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Limone Piemonte ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 924m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 16% intermediate, 69% advanced slopes and 18% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 3.5km Olimpica run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
The Italian resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Limone Piemonte 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. Limone Piemonte has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Limone Piemonte ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Scuola Sci Limone and has 120 teachers teaching in English, French, Italian and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? ? 92319
Limone Piemonte for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Limone Piemonte for intermediates gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Limone Piemonte for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Limone Piemonte for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Limone Piemonte snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Limone Piemonte: 9km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 3km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 6km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Limone Piemonte snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 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
Limone Piemonte non skiing facilities also include Art Galleries, Library, Ski Bob, Games Room.