ITALY'S CHIC ALPINE ski resorts are tailor-made for a winter sun-and-snow fix. But the pretty resorts of the Dolomites and Valle d’Aosta also make great getaways at any time of year – with crystalline air fresh enough to bottle and take home.
Lace up your walking boots for a visit to the awesome Gran Paradiso national park. Adrenalin seekers can even scale frozen waterfalls during winter in nearby Cogne, shinning up pillars of ice.
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