Livigno is a small mountain village, situated in the
Alps in northern Italy. The settlement consists of the long rage of the
houses, small and characteristic. You can find the shops everywhere especially
in the centre of the village: Livigno is not only touristy resort for skiers
and mountain lovers, but duty free area. There are a lot of accomodation
like hotels (most of them are small, family hotels), meuble (B&B) and
Thank to its particular configuration Livigno is divided
in more areas: S. Rocco, the centre, S. Maria, Florin, la Forcola, Pemont,
Rin da rin, Molin, Teola... The principal areas are S. Rocco, the centre
(S. Antonio) and the area of the saint parish church of st. Maria and
The centre (S. Antonio) consists of the part of inside
road of the village, which is pedestrian area now (the tourists can enter
the area thanks to the special permits given by hotel owners). Here there
are the most of the shops and it is, of course, the busiest area.
In this area there is the city hall, the post office, the most important
banks and the oldest hotel in Livigno.
S. Maria is situated in
the northern part of the centre, where there is the parish church,
the sporting field, the cinema, the schools, the ice ring for car racing
on the ice. If we continue in a northerly direction we will reach
the Swiss boarder, pass of Gallo, which is open all year long.
is situated in the southern part of the centre and it is higher
than the rest of the village. Here there is the ice ring, which
during the summer time becomes tennis court, the disco, Kokodi,
the ski lifts and slopes of Carosello 3000 and local Health Service
Proceeding direction of south, one can reach Forcola
pass, the other extreme of Livigno and reach the Swiss border (Forcola
pass), which is open only in summer.
The last Livigno's area is
Teola, which is relatively new area. It consists of residential
part and hotels (some of them have the biggest capacity). It is
situated in the eastern part in respect of the centre area, on the slope
of the mountain. It is situated on the same side and in the vicinity
of the ski lifts and slopes of Mottolino.
Another area exists or to be precise it is
a suburb of Livigno. It is Trepale area, which is situated
on east of Livigno, in another valley, before the pass of
In this suburb there is the highest parish
of Europe. In Trepalle there are some hotels, restaurants
and pizzerias, the last duty free shops before reaching tha
pass of Foscagno, a gasoline station and two ski lifts (one
is precisely in Eira pass), which are connected with the
ski lifts of Mottolino.