The area of Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley is located in a part of Italy that is known as the South Tyrol. This is set within the beautiful Dolomites mountain range and just like many other areas in this part of the Alps, is a very popular and well-equipped skiing resort. Holidays in the Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley area are popular during the winter for this exact reason, but it is still a great idea to head to this area during the warmer summer months, when you will find plenty of activities to keep you throughout entertained. The self catering chalets in Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley will make for cosy and comfortable abodes at any time of the year and are perfect for coming and going as you please.
The main draw for holidays in Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley must be the great skiing resorts that can be found in this part of the Alps. There are no less than 105 km of runs to try your hands (or is that feet?) at. These are served by 31 ski lifts and there are also some great après-skiing facilities to be found in the valley. Once the snows have cleared and the landscape takes on its verdant and beautiful summer look, rest assured that there are plenty of other pastimes for you to consider. These include the likes of canoeing and kayaking, cycling and mountain biking, abseiling, rock climbing, mountain walks, lake and river fishing and if you are very brave - how about parasailing or bungee jumping.
You will have a whole host of interesting places to visit on your holidays in Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley and as your location is set so close to the border with Austria, this is one country you should seriously consider. For a start, the historic Tyrolean city of Innsbruck should definitely rank high on your sightseeing itinerary. Heading completely in the opposite direction, and staying in Italy, you might want to pay the watery and awesome city of Venice a visit. Visit St Mark’s Square, The Rialto Bridge and the separate island of Murano and this will undoubtedly make for one of your most memorable and enjoyable trips ever. Also, you cannot come to Venice without arranging a short ride in a gondola. Shop around for prices when doing this, as you really can be exploited if you’re not careful.
You can expect to experience a typical alpine climate during your holidays in Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley. This means that summers are actually pleasantly warm, but winters are harsh and very snowy. Average temperatures should hit the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius in July and August. In winter this is more likely to be a couple of degrees either side of freezing.
Probably the best airport for you to use on your holidays in Plan de Corones/Antholz Valley will be at Innsbruck (INN), across the border in Austria. This airport offers a good choice of flights from the UK and these are operated through airlines such as Austrian Airways, British Airways, Monarch and Thomson Airways. Departures are from Bristol (BRS), London Gatwick (LGW), Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), Birmingham (BHX) and East Midlands (EMA).