Pontedilegno (or Ponte di Legno) is a town located on a sunny plateau at 1,258 m and is one of the most popular destinations in the Upper Valle Camonica. There are 8 pistes and 5 ski lifts in the area, with the slopes linked to those in the Temù ski area.
Adamello ski area
In the winter the 4 different ski areas, Ponte di Legno, Passo Tonale, Presena Glacier and Temù, provide those who love winter sports with 41 slopes between 1,121 and 3,016 metres above sea level and 28 innovative ski lifts. Pontedilegno-Tonale, known to skiers also as Adamello Ski, is now one of the best equipped ski resorts in Trentino and Lombardy.
The Presena Glacier offers skiing beyond the standard winter season and is accessible via a gondola that takes skiers up to an altitude of 2,585 m. The glacier is particularly ideal for those who love the thrill of off-piste skiing, with suitable areas including Maroccaro, Mandrone, Pisgana and Cima Venezia. Skiers can take a lift to the top to drink in the fantastic views from the summit of the glacier.
There’s a freestyle arena for snowboarders here and the snowpark offers two zones with over 25 features, including a learning area for beginners.
During the winter season in the area of Ponte di Legno Tonale you can ski at night: The Valena slope at Passo del Tonale and the Valbione slope at Ponte di Legno will remain open until 11 pm.
Ponte di Legno village
It's essentially a one street town, with all the amenities you'd expect from a small resort. Bar a few high-rises on the edge, the architecture is generally typical Alpine chalet style. All the basics are covered, plus local souvenirs and the equipment required to get you on the piste. For more shopping, try the charming pedestrian area in Ponte di Legno. This small town offers several hotels, restaurants, pubs, some spas and some few discotheques, boutiques and shops of all kinds, and a big swimming pool.
Don't miss out on the local cuisine, which combines the traditions of Brescia and Trentino and enhances the local ingredients such as cheese, game and berries.
There's a regular and free minibus service around town, but it's all pretty flat, so you can get most places on foot in less than half an hour.