Family ski holidays in Italy are some of the best value in Europe, childcare and ski kindergartens are more the norm than the exception these days, and most ski schools are happy to teach kids from age three. Plus Italian ski regions look stunning, the Dolomiti Superski carousel is the largest in the world, and The Dolomites themselves have UNESCO World Heritage status, with good reason.
Have a look at five easy to love Italian ski resorts, every one perfect for families this winter.
Sitting above the historic spa town of Merano, Merano 2000 is an amazing family resort with everything from good ski-schools to professional childcare, kindergartens, exciting snow parks, fun activities on and off the slopes, and skiing well into spring.
The surrounding South Tyrol region is enchanting, famous for Christmas markets, charming villages, winter climbing and soothing natural thermal springs; all within easy reach of Merano 2000.