°F / in / ft / miles°C / cm / m / km

Artesina - Ski Area Guide

Artesina, Italy

Ski Resort in Italian Alps - 90km56 miles of Piste (1,320m4,331ft to 2,100m6,890ft). Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

A friendly village set amongst sheltered north-facing slopes. A rare Italian modern purpose-built resort with doorstep skiing and good snow and sunshine record. There is an FIS accredited downhill course.

 Artesina Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Artesina is 4cm1in, expected on 12 December, with around 32cm13in forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

See our Snow Forecast for Artesina for the latest update, or   Join our Snow Mail Here

Who is Artesina good for?

Intermediate Skiers
Ratings for Artesina

Artesina Ski Area

Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Number of runs
Total Length
90km56 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
4km2 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
Piste and Lift Stats for Artesina

Artesina Ski Area Height

Max Vertical780m2,559ft
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Resort Altitude (Artesina)1,350m4,429ft
Lowest Piste1,320m4,331ft
Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Artesina
°F / in / ft / miles°C / cm / m / km


The Italian Ski Resort of Artesina has direct access to 90km56 miles of downhill skiing, with 15 individual pistes, served by 12 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Artesina are perfectly feasible.

Skiing in Artesina

There is plenty of skiing both above and below the tree line and the scope would not disgrace a much bigger resort. Piste maintenance is excellent. The lift company do a particularly good job, combing the pistes and making snow when necessary. The link between the two resorts has revolutionized the appeal of the area and the ski pass is very good value. On the Artesina side, the skiing is quite challenging whereas Prato Nevoso is easier for beginners and early intermediates.

The lift system still features quite a few drags (originally all lifts on the Prato side were drags) but new chairs are added all the time and everything links nicely. Prato Nevoso recently added three new chairlifts including a quad and the one outside the Hotel Capanna which replaced the long tow. The lift company are keen on a new moving carpet lifts for beginners.

Prato Nevoso is an excellent choice for beginners. There's minimal walking, easy runs both at village level and at altitude, and a caring ski school. Progression is great which means beginners can be doing quite long blue runs before the end of the week.

Intermediates are also well served. There are plenty of wide, long runs which invite ambitious skiers to work hard. For strong intermediates there are some tremendous reds, especially over the Artesina side where there's an FIS rated black and some exhilarating cruises in high bowls. Really tough skiing is limited however so devotees of death defying leaps and challenging moguls should look elsewhere. However heliskiing can be arranged locally to take you there!

Snowboarding in Artesina

Snowboarders are well catered for with a snow park (floodlit for nighttime use incorporating jumps and a rail), half pipe and boardercross course. Prato Nevoso was one of the early resorts to encourage boarders with one of the first parks in the country. Today it's a big snowboard venue with expert instruction. The hire shop doubles as a snowboard museum.

Artesina Aprés Ski

It's by no means busy and nightlife is limited but there's probably enough for a week unless you want to tear it up every night. Night owls should look elsewhere, but if you are a beginner or early intermediate who wants a quiet resort, with uncrowded slopes, good value, nice people, a good ski school and excellent hotels, this is the place!

Artesina in brief

Artesina Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.

Artesina Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Artesina.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Artesina.

Where is Artesina?

Map showing location of Artesina

Artesina Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Artesina is able to augment natural snow, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 6 Snow Cannons.

Artesina Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 12 Ski Lifts of Artesina are able to uplift 8,650 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

 Find a place To Stay
in Artesina

Artesina Hotels
Artesina Hotels
Artesina Hotels

 Chalets & Apartments 

Get Free Snow Reports by E-mail

Want to Know when it Snows in Artesina?

Create your own J2Ski Account to get Free Snow Reports and Forecast, with Powder Alerts.

You'll get our weekly report, and can add...
A Snow Summary every Monday
Powder Alerts for Big Snowfalls

Click above to get Snow Reports by e-Mail for Artesina. By doing so, you agree to Our Rules.

Skier in Powder Snow

Someone got his J2Ski Powder Alarm!
Want one too?

  • Know when it Snows
    Get Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings.
  • Know where it Snows
    Follow up to 4 Ski Areas.
  • Know you're in good company!
    35,000 Skiers and Boarders get our Snow Mail!
  • Complete Control
    Turn your Snow Mail on or off at any time.

See More from Artesina and Ski Resorts in Italy

Airport Transfers
to Artesina
from Airports including Milan Linate, Turin Cuneo, Genoa, Turin Caselle and Nice
Get Quote

 Find a place To Stay
in Artesina

Artesina Hotels
Artesina Hotels
Artesina Hotels

 Chalets & Apartments 

Artesina Snow Forecast

Artesina Snow Forecast
Snow Forecast for Artesina

Artesina Information

Common questions about Artesina.

How can I get there?

 Find Out More

Want to ask about skiing and snowboarding in Artesina?

Try our Italy Ski Forum.

Or contact Artesina Tourist Office.

Please Share if you like this page

Get FREE Snow Reports
by E-mail

Support & Follow J2Ski

If you like what we do, you can support us from as little as $1 a month...

How to support J2Ski

Promote Your Ski Business

Hitwise Award for J2Ski

"...J2Ski.com - consistently one of the most popular Ski Sites on the planet..."

Your Privacy & Security

J2Ski uses HTTPS for your safety.

J2Ski logo
J2Ski logo