Santa Maria Maggiore – Vigezzo Valley – Loana Valley

Centro Fondo Vigezzo

Among pinewoods and spellbinding landscapes

20 km of natural slopes connecting the key hubs on the valley floor

In Santa Maria Maggiore, at an altitude of 800 metres, the Cross Country Centre is located. From there, a competitive level track (15km) winds through the areas of Malesco and Druogno: from Valle Loana it is possible to access a 5 km circuit in the Val Grande National Park. There are many easy and intermediate tracks for beginners.

Ski Area

  • 1 Cross-country circuit (medium/difficult)
  • 1 Cross-country circuit (tourists)
  • 1 Cross-country circuit (easy)
  • 20 kms of slopes
Take motorway dei Laghi to Gravellona Toce, then follow on the SS33 road and get off at the Masera Valle Vigezzo exit. Take the SS337 of Valle Vigezzo to Druogno and then after a few kilometres, you get to Santa Maria Maggiore.



  • Alpe Scaredi (alt. 1841m, bivacco sempre aperto)
  • Alpe Cortina (alt. 1418m, bivacco sempre aperto)
  • Alpe Cortaccio (alt. 1166m, bivacco sempre aperto)
  • Alpe Bondolo (alt. 1571m, bivacco sempre aperto)
  • Alpe Pianezza (alt. 1880m, bivacco sempre aperto)

Extra Services:

  • Cross Country Skiing

  • Snowshoe hikes

  • Night skiing

  • Equipment rental

  • Changing rooms/shower

  • Ski waxing room

  • Ski school

  • Bar / Restaurants / Hotels

  • Car Park