Join Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine on another of their intimate gourmet adventures, this one designed for snow sports enthusiasts. Enjoy superb skiing in the majestic Dolomites, experience the unique culture of the Sudtirol, and savor sensational regional cuisine and some of the best wines in Italy with your guides, chef and ski instructor Kathy Bechtel, and ski and snowboard instructor and mountain guide Vernon McClure, named on of "Italy's Best Local Tour Guides"
To get a feel for our off-slope explorations, read Kathy's article for Honest Cooking magazine, "Top Twelve Undiscovered Wines of Northeastern Italy". Come discover them with us!
This is not your average large group ski holiday; Vernon and Kathy specialize in creating unique itineraries for small groups. Limited to 10 participants, our small size allows us unparalleled access to family producers, the opportunity to join the locals at their favorite apres-ski spot, or the freedom to dine at that exclusive ten table ristorante. This is the perfect tour for discerning guests who wish to discover the authentic Italy, both on and off the slopes.
To learn more about our winter adventure, exploring one of the most spectacular regions in Italy as we 'travel like a local',
Tours include six night accommodations at 3-star or better hotels, all breakfasts, three dinners with wine, daily wine tastings, airport transfers and all transportation to/from ski areas, lift passes, guide services and lessons.
Traveling with a group? Design your own Custom Luxury Ski Adventures with Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine. We can work with you to design the ultimate ski holiday for you and friends or family. Your choice of accommodations, city or slope side, guided skiing and lessons, daily explorations into the amazing cuisine and regional wines. Pick your dates, allow us to do the rest, and greet you upon your arrival! Visit our Design Your Own Tour form to start planning, or
This small region in Northeastern Italy, home to the magnificent mountains and countless ski resorts, boasts more Michelin star restaurants than any other region in Italy. To quote wine experts Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch, in their Vino Italiano The Regional Wines of Italy guide, “For those who love both the outdoors and wines, Trentino Alto-Adige is hard to beat.”
Your luxury ski or snowboard holiday adventure will include a variety of outdoor activities:
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The beautiful vibrant northern cities of Bolzano, Trento, and Bressanone (within a short drive of Austrian ski areas) will be our home base during the week. We'll have a wide choice of ski resorts to explore by day, choosing our destination based on the weather conditions, terrain, and snow. In the evening, we'll begin with a wine tasting, and then head into town where many superb dining possibilities await us. Shopping, cultural events, and museum visits are also available to entertain us during our off-snow hours.
Your tour guides are Italiaoutdoors founder Vernon McClure, professionally trained mountain guide, expert programmer with 15 years experience instructing ski, snowboarding, and guiding in this region of Italy, and Kathy Bechtel, founder of Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine, PSIA certified instructor, formally trained chef, certified in wine education, and cooking instructor.
Tell us how your group wants to experience Italy and we'll make it happen!
Our owner, expert recreational programmer Vernon McClure was recently named one of "Italy's Best Local Tour Guides" by Dream of Italy. Click here to plan your trip of a lifetime, exploring the best of Italy - outdoors, food and wine - with Vernon and Kathy.
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