East of Rome and south of Pescara in the Appennines, the Campo di Giove ski area has 8 pistes served by 6 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 1,250m.
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 Campo di Giove 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, Campo di Giove is the 36th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 43 snowboarding resorts in Italy. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Campo di Giove including Prati di Tivo, Prato Selva, Passolanciano - Maielletta, Roccaraso - Rivisondoli, Pescocostanzo and Campo Felice.
Local Contacts: Campo di Giove ski area +39-0864-40116; Abruzzo Promozione Turismo +39-085-429-001.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Reference Source: click here http://www.campodigiove.org/
GPS: 41.995874, 14.071495
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Date Updated: 8/14/2016
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