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The Hotel Galli is without a doubt one of the best small hotels in Livigno and the location couldn't be better - right in the heart of the San Rocco area and directly opposite the ski school lift. Access to the Carosello side of the mountain is ultra-quick and easy.
This is a firm favourite for many of our guests who like to relax in the cosy bar area enjoying an aperitivo or head to the relaxing wellness area to soothe tired muscles after a big day on the slopes. There's sports and beauty. And if you're looking to hit the weights or get a run in, there's the fitness room as well to keep you busy!
After a bit of relaxation, head to the hotel's restaurant for a delicious and filling buffet evening meal. Or for a treat, try the hotel's Il Cenacolo restaurant for a culinary delight, it's a very popular restaurant for a good reason. After that, the night is yours to explore this lively resort. Families will also be pleased to hear that the hotel has a babysitting service available on request. They also happily provide games and toys for children staying at the hotel.
Nearest lift: 50m
Equipment hire shop: 50m
Tuition meeting point: 50m
Resort centre: 100m (San Rocco)
Livigno is a charming, traditional alpine village with a friendly and cosmopolitan vibe right on the Swiss border. It's a vibrant place that's still a bit of a secret to many. It's a resort that has something to please everyone, so you'd better plan your visit before the secret gets out!
The resort itself sits on the valley floor with the ski runs on either side of the town. Even though the 115km runs doesn't sound like much, there's tons to do here. It's more like North America in that you can pretty much ski or snowboard anywhere.
Beginners will be kept happy thanks to the excellent English speaking ski schools while intermediates will relish the large number of blue and red runs. On top of that, the pedestrian centre consists of three kilometres of bars, restaurants and duty-free shops for when you're not carving up the slopes.
The lively après-ski scene suits many tastes. You'll find traditional Italian restaurants serving inexpensive local cuisine, fantastic pizzerias and rockin' bars and pubs for something a bit more exciting. Try Marcos and Daphne's pub for a pint of Guinness, or dance the night away in the resort nightclubs. And of course there's the duty-free shopping - you'll definitely want to leave room in your suitcase on the way out!
Area size: 115km
Resort altitude: 1815m
Skiing altitude: 1815m to 2800m
Number of runs: 75
Range of runs: 26% green/blue, 57% red and 17% black
Lifts: 11 drags, 14 chairs and 6 gondolas
Night skiing: Yes
Cross country trails: 40km
Snowmaking: 80% of runs covered
The spa and wellness area is small but still relaxing. There's a sauna, a steam room and whirlpool baths to ease achy muscles. If that doesn't sort you out, have a massage and let a professional get you back on your feet.
And if you're looking to hit the weights or get a run in, there's the fitness room as well to keep you busy!
Hotel Galli's half board is a continental breakfast buffet and a three-course evening meal consisting of a buffet starter and waiter served main and dessert, all taken in the hotel dining room. Your Christmas and New Year meals are included as well.
Spacious and bright with charming wood detailing, the 20 rooms at the Hotel Galli are what makes it one of the best small hotels in Livigno. They suit couples and small groups perfectly. The Austrian twin or double rooms come with a pull out sofa bed and have satellite TV, radio, Wi-Fi, a bath or shower and a hairdryer.
Official rating: ***
Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
Sauna and steam room
Whirlpool baths and fitness room
Free daily après-ski nibbles
Cosy bar area in lobby
Popular Il Cenacolo restaurant
Babysitting on request
Games and toys for children
10% discount on the lunch menu in the Il Cenacolo restaurant
Departure airports: Gatwick or Manchester
Departure day: Saturday
Arrival airport: Innsbruck (in Austria)
Flight duration: 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes
Transfer time: approx. 2 hours 30 minutes