Peak pleasure

Not only does Abruzzo boast wonderful ancient villages and proximity to Rome, Naples and Pompeii, but it’s home to a hidden gem of skiing, Roccaraso, perfect for beginners and intimate enough for romantics.

27th October, 2019
Peak pleasure
Roccaraso covered in snow during the winter season

During a visit to Abruzzo in central Italy, I have many choices. I could drive for two hours to Rome to take in the sights or hop on a shuttle to Naples and onwards to Pompeii for a cultural visit.

Instead, I’m exploring a hidden gem in the Appenines – the ski area of Roccaraso, also known as Alto Sangro.

It feels weird to be skiing in an area that’s just two hours...

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