East of Rome and south of Pescara in the Appennines, the Prati di Tivo ski area has 12 pistes served by 5 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 560m.
The Appennine Mountains are known for their heavy, wet snow which lasts throughout the winter. In particular, they are known for their unusually deep, record-setting snowfalls that usually come annually in March. The Appennines are home to over 25 ski areas with most of them being very family-friendly.
To reach the snowboarding at Prati di Tivo by air, you will want to fly into Aeroporto Internazionale d'Abruzzo (PSR) in Pescara on the eastern Adriatic Sea coast. There are several international flights into Pescara and intercountry flights from Rome. While you could fly to Rome and rent a car, those heavy snowfalls make driving unexpectedly difficult. From the airport in Pescara, some of the resort hotels do provide a complementary shuttle bus.
Overall, Prati di Tivo is the 10th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 43 snowboarding resorts in Italy. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Prati di Tivo including Prato Selva, Passolanciano - Maielletta, Roccaraso - Rivisondoli, Pescocostanzo, Campo Felice and Ovindoli Monte Magnola.
Local Contacts: Prati di Tivo ski area +39-0861-959605 ; Abruzzo Promozione Turismo +39-085-429-001.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Reference Source: click here http://www.pratiditivo.it/
GPS: 42.499956, 13.55852
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Date Updated: 8/9/2016
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