Skiing Cervinia

In March 2013, went skiing in Cervinia, Italy over Spring Break.

Skiing Cervinia

Breuil-Cervinia is in the Valle d’Aosta region of Italy on the Swiss-Italian border.


Skiing Cervinia

We booked a couple of rooms at Hotel Lyskamm, a charming hotel just a short walk from the Cretaz chair lift.

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

John and I skied in Cervinia back in 2011 when we stayed in Zermatt, the Swiss side of the ski resort.

Skiing Cervinia

We were excited to return and position ourselves on the Italian side.

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

Our friends, John and Julie, met us there for part of the week.

Skiing Cervinia

They live in Scotland so we like to find excuses to meet-up.

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing is a great excuse!

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

The Matterhorn is one of the highest peaks in the Alps at 14,690 feet high.

Skiing Cervinia

It is on the border of Switzerland and Italy and offered a stunning backdrop for the week.

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

The Alps are majestic!

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

Another advantage of skiing in Italy is the amazing food you get to eat.

Skiing Cervinia

We ate pasta and pizza all week.

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

It was fabulous.

Skiing Cervinia

Some fresh snow fell while we were there…

Skiing Cervinia

The powder was awesome!

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

But the visibility was pretty rough at times.

Skiing Cervinia

It didn’t hold us back much, though.

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

What a fun week!

Skiing Cervinia

Skiing Cervinia

Family, friends, skiing, and the Alps. . .

Skiing Cervinia

It’s hard to go wrong with those ingredients!

Skiing Cervinia

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