One of the most charming places in the Prealps, Mount Maniva stands between the three valleys in the province of Brescia: Camonica, Trompia, and Sabbia. It’s only 50 km from the city of Brescia. This is a highly-sought after resort, suitable for sports and outdoors enthusiasts. It still hasn’t been reached by mass tourism and is offers several food&wine, educational, natural, and panoramic experiences.
Pristine spaces, breathtaking landscapes, clear Alpine lakes, well-maintained pistes, and high-quality accommodation facilities make Mount Maniva the ideal destination for a holiday centered on sports and wellness, irrespective of the season. In this splendid place lies one of the most rapidly growing ski areas in our province: Maniva Ski
With 40 km of snow-covered pistes, 9 ski lifts, and an altitude ranging from 1,450 to 2,100 m, Maniva Ski is a young, constantly developing ski resort able to accommodate everyone’s tastes, from ski mountaineering to cross-country and even the thrill of the snowboard. There is one black piste, 6 red, and 8 blue for fun-filled days at all levels of preparation.
The pistes of the ski area are easily accessible through 3 chairlifts, 4 conveyor belts, and 2 ski lifts. You will rapidly get to the top while admiring the surrounding breathtaking views. The recent construction of the new Persole-Dasdana ski lift at 2,088 m of altitude projects Maniva into Prealps ski area stardom.
You can also explore the surrounding area on snowshoes, an excellent way to experience the mountains in the light of the moon surrounded by the candid embrace of the snow. There is more: Sleddog arrives to Maniva this year.
A breath of fresh air is arriving to Maniva. We are not only talking about temperatures. In close partnership with Maniva Ski, here comes Maniva Sleddog, a unique experience where you will challenge yourself riding a sledge pulled by friendly Alaskan Huskies surrounded by nature and unforgettable landscapes.
The brand new trail features turns, gentle slopes, and mixed terrain for an exciting experience which will bring to mind images of the Great White North or the incredible Iditarod race.
The experience is open to everybody, from aspiring professional mushers to those who simply want to try the inebriating experience of being pulled by our four-legged friends. For children between 3 and 8 years of age, the sledge will be controlled by the Maniva Sleddog team. All the others will be given a short introduction to the main commands and then off they go, always followed by the instructors to guarantee a safe experience.
To reach Maniva Sleddog, you can leave the car at the new large parking lot by Hotel Ristorante Bonardi. After warming up with a nice coffee, walk to the Maniva Sleddog base just 5 minutes away. All those who wish to spend a whole day having fun in the snow can take advantage of bundle packages which include Sleddog and a delicious lunch featuring traditional mountain dishes in one of the charming local restaurants.
Only upon reservation. On weekends, children will have special reserved slots.
Maniva Ski offers games and sports for everyone, children and adults alike. Amenities include rental services, reserved bobsledge and sledge slopes, and ski and snowboard schools with instructors specialised in teaching children, adults, and also disabled people. Everyone can enjoy the mountain and be completely safe.
There are 3 ski schools and 1 snowboard school in the Maniva Ski area at the moment:
Mount Maniva welcomes you with accommodation facilities directly connected to the pistes and easy to reach by car, on foot, or by skiing. They also offer comfortable restaurants where you can enjoy traditional mountain dishes made with local products such as cheeses, honey, and jams.
Among the possible accommodation facilities are Chalet Maniva, a large apartment rental structure with bar and self-service restaurant with a varied menu, and highly rated Locanda Bonardi at 1,800 m of altitude. Featuring a wellness centre, this hotel is ideal for a regenerating and romantic stay in close contact with nature, enjoying local cuisine and all of the hotel’s amenities.
Chalet Maniva – apartment rental
Passo Maniva – Località Maniva 6, Bagolino (BS)
tel. +39 324 8022296 – firstname.lastname@example.org – www.chaletmaniva.it
apartments for 8-12 people each
50% discount on skipass for Chalet Maniva guests
Hotel Locanda Bonardi – 3 star
Monte Maniva – via Maniva 256, Collio (BS)
tel +39 030 9220911 – email@example.com – www.hotelbonardi.it
double, triple, family room, annex
50% discount on skipass for hotel guests
For a short break, we highly recommend Igloo and charming Chalet Dasdana, which will surprise you with its panoramic position at 2,000 m of altitude. It’s the ideal place to relax and treat yourself to snow-covered views which in the clearest days stretch from the white summits of the Adamello range to the waters of Lake Garda.
The Maniva Ski area is located by Maniva Pass, in the province of Brescia. It can be easily reached by car following provincial road SP345 in Trompia Valley, just after the villages of Collio and San Colombano. There is an ample parking lot on site.
In the summer, Maniva Pass is also accessible from Sabbia Valley passing by Bagolino and Crocedomini Pass. Both roads are typically closed in the winter.
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