Skiing in Italy's Just Much Less Scary Irresistible and So Than THE Jump!

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Skiing in Italy's Just Much Less Scary Irresistible and So Than THE Jump!


Byline: Jodie Kidd

I HAVE skied in many of the world's biggest resorts but never in Italy, so I was full of anticipation before my trip to the Nira Montana Hotel in La Thuile - and it was a lovely change.

I was taking my three-year-old son Indio skiing for the first time and luckily the slopes in La Thuile were just perfect for him. They had some wonderful long blue runs which he was able to go down on his very first day, and seeing him in his gear and crash helmet just filled me with joy.

As well as the slightly simpler blue runs, there was a huge array of really lovely slopes for all kinds of skiers. I had a fabulous experience one day when I skied into France and then back into Italy.

Of course, one of the biggest bonuses of skiing in Italy is the food, and Nira Montana had the most mind-blowing menu, with all the kinds of wonderful Italian food you would expect: lobster, risotto, homemade pasta and exquisite deserts. Everything within the hotel was of a very high standard. It opened only in December, so we were among the first guests. Our room was very comfortable and had gorgeous views - not that we spent too much time there. If we weren't out on the slopes, I would try to spend as much time as possible in the spa. I mean, forget about the skiing, I had one of the best sports massages ever in the hotel. I also had a lovely facial, which was great because my skin was chapped after skiing.

Taking a three-year-old on a skiing trip could have been a real struggle, but it worked out perfectly. Indi had an instructor who was amazing, and he absolutely loved it. It was nice as the slopes were slightly quieter so I could criss-cross with him without worrying about someone flying down fast behind us. …

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