Reggio Emilia Apennines, Pratizzano

Cross-country skiing is a constantly developing sport among snow lovers. The main ski resorts of the Reggio Emilia Apennines have equipped themselves to meet the growing demand for this sport so that lovers of this sport can now find many more ski resorts offering this activity.

Located in the municipality of Ramiseto, not far from Ventasso Laghi, the resort of Pratizzano, whose creation was strongly supported by public authorities, is dedicated exclusively to cross-country skiing. The network of groomed tracks available here will satisfy the requirements of even the most expert cross-country skiers; the local ski school is available for beginners.  This undisputed cross-country skiing “capital” completes the overall offer of winter sports of the Reggio Emilia Apennines; it is an example of the variety offered by this area and of its desire to meet the new market demands.

Snow rackets and cross-country skiing equipment can be hired from the Rifugio Pratizzano, which is also a bar and restaurant, or from the sports shop in Ventasso Laghi (ski hire, ski mountaineering equipment, snow rackets, bob sledges, sledges, snowboards, and snowblades).

Trekking guides available - booking required.


3 constantly groomed trails of 3-5-10 km of different levels of difficulty

Excursions along groomed and experimental trails are available.

Ski school with qualified instructors and a 300 m ski school loop.


SIT tel. +39 0522 817300 - +39 349 88 69 112
Town Hall Ramiseto tel. +39 0522 817121-55

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