Monte Amiata: Your Winter Destination Near Siena
In Tuscany’s Siena province, Monte Amiata has everything you need for your winter holiday destination. Skiing and snowboarding abound but there’s also plenty to do for those who simply want to spend their days indoors with a cup of hot chocolate or tea.
It’s a destination for everyone!
Although Mount Amiata isn’t particularly famous or a very well known ski destination, that doesn’t mean that it’s lacking in any way! In fact, the resort offers alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.
On the Grosseto and Siena sides of the mountain, there are equipment rentals, ski schools and numerous accommodations for all of your tourist needs.
Despite being lesser-known and smaller, Monte Amiata is still a fantastic alternative to the more well-known Apennine resorts.
The summit is at 1,738 meters and surrounded by the Tuscan Maremma, Val d’Orcia and Val di Paglia – all well-known tourist destinations. So for those who are already staying nearby, why not spend a day, or maybe more, at Mount Amiata and enjoy a mountain paradise in the heart of Tuscany!
Not Just Snow! Indoor Alternatives
And if you really do not want to spend the day outdoors, you can warm up in one of the restaurants or chalets. Cozy up and enjoy local dishes like wild game, cheeses and other local delicacies.
Snow Info. on Mt. Amiata
The snow situation is always updated at www.amiataneve.it. You’ll find information on natural and artificial snow, on the weather and on events.