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PASSO TONALE, ITALY

Ski Holidays in Passo Tonale, Italy

One of Italy's highest resorts, Passo Tonale is located on the pass linking the regions of Trentino and Lombardy. With a compact lift system, guaranteed snow, runs mainly above the tree line and long hours of sunshine, ski holidays in Passo Tonale fulfills the expectations of most skiers and offer excellent value for money.

Resort Statistics

Paso Tonale Ski Resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 11
Intermediates 15
Advanced 4
Snowboarders
Total Runs 30
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1883m
Km of Piste 100km
Directions of Slopes S/E, N/W
Longest Run 7km
Drag Lifts 8
Ski Lifts 30
Highest Lift 3010m
Uphill Capacity 32000
Chairlifts 19
Gondolas/Cable cars 3

Skiing in Passo Tonale

The ski area has been extended with the development of new pistes and lifts around Ponte di Legno and Temu. New for winter 2006/7, a two-stage cable car linking Passo Tonale and Ponte di Legno will open up a continuous 11km descent from Presena to Ponte di Legno. Skiing is possible on both sides of the valley on mainly north- and south-facing pistes above the tree line.

Snow conditions in Passo Tonale

There are 200 snow cannons blasting out artificial snow in Passo Tonale which adds to the natural snow for more guaranteed skiing throughout the winter season.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Passo Tonale

The village itself is compact with hotels and numerous bars, cafés and good value restaurants.

Other activities in Passo Tonale:

    • Swimming pool at Ponte di Legno, free entry with lift pass (swimming hats must be worn)
    • Natural ice rink • Fitness room
    • Beauty centre
    • Cross-country skiing
    • Skidoos
    • Tobogganing

There are numerous bars and cafés. As the lifts close, head to Bar Heaven at Happy Hour (2 drinks for the price of 1) for lively après ski. Two lively bars are Heaven Disco Pub and the Miramonti disco bar. Relax at El Bait, with traditional Alpine decor or La Botte with an interesting selection of wines.

Eating out:

Passo Tonale offers several restaurants • La Torretta for excellent pizzas, El Bait or the Focolare for a 3-course meal. Try the excellent burgers at Magic Bar.

Other amenities:

    • Supermarkets
    • Sports shops
    • Shopping in Ponte di Legno
    • Local speciality shops

Transfer time in Passo Tonale

There are several airports accessible via bus or car transfer the closest being Bolzano (BZO) which is around a 1 hour and 40 minutes journey away.