Everybody knows that if there is one thing Italy is known for, it’s their delicious and flavorful food. When traveling to Italy, there is no doubt that amid getting lost in the shops and exploring the many famous historical sites, one will always make time to taste all of the food and wine the country has to offer.
But what happens when you visit Italy to ski? If you are thinking about taking an Italian ski vacation, you will be pleased to know that the Italian Alps are renowned for both its highly acclaimed ski resorts and the food you will find on the top of its mountain peaks. In fact, people travel from all over the world to the Dolomite Mountains not only to ski but also to eat.
Here are 2 spectacular places to indulge yourself on your Italian ski vacation:
- Restaurant St. Hubertus
Located in the historical mountain ski area of Rosa Alpina, lies a wonderful escape after a long day of skiing. The Restaurant St. Hubertus, situated in the town of San Cassiano, is an Inn that combines a modern day menu with traditional ingredients to make something truly delicious. With it’s wood paneled walls and inviting fireplaces, St. Hubertus has created a cozy atmosphere for locals and visitors alike. Owned by the Pizzinini family, the restaurant has earned 2 Michelin stars and will always serve you a plate full of precision and quality.
- Rifugio Emilio Comici
If a true Italian ski experience is what you are looking for, look no further than the white hut of Rifugio Emilio Comici. Right in the heart Selva di Val Gardena in the Dolomites you will find the charming and “homey” restaurant buzzing with Italian Alpine tradition. Covering the walls are photos of family and guests, many of them being famous, professional winter athletes. There will always be a crowd here but it is for good reason, for once you get inside you will be able to indulge yourself with champagne, fresh oysters, or generous plates of pasta.
They always say that in Rome you do as the Roman’s do and the same applies for Italian skiing. Skiing the Italian way always involves hitting the slopes for a couple of hours and then lots and lots of food. When packing your suitcase, don’t forget to pack your appetite. Make your next ski trip an occasion to remember. Ski Italy for the vacation of a lifetime.Movie All Is Lost (2013)