Corsica skiing: three places for your ski holiday in this island

Corsica skiingSnow-covered mountains, ski runs for experts and beginners, hotels and ski rental shops. For your ski holiday in Corsica, the best ski resort are three: Val d’Ese, Col de Vergio and Monte Renoso.

Val d’Ese – South Corsica, near the municipality of Bastelica. 1600 meters above the sea level, Val d’Ese ski resort is surrounded by three mounts, Punta di Petra Mala, Punta Vaccaio and Punta Coperchiana. There are 4 ski runs (1 red, 2 blue, 2 green) and 3 ski-lifts.

Monte Renoso – East Corsica, near the little town of Ghisoni. In the Ghisoni ski resort (1580-1810 meters above the sea level) there are 7 ski runs, 2 ski-lifts, a mountain refuge and a bar-restaurant. Monte Renoso is recommended both for beginners and experts.

Col de Vergio – Vergio, near Col de Verghju (close to Ajaccio), is maybe the most important ski resort in Corsica. Open from December to March, there are 7 ski runs (1 black, 2 red, 1 blue, 1 green and 2 for beginners) and 6 ski-lifts.

Where to stay – All these ski resorts are near little towns where it’s possible to find hotels, agritourism, ski rental shops, and other services.

When to go – The best period for skiing in Corsica is from January to March.

 

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