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Macugnaga Ski Resort Guide

Macugnaga, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length38km
Highest Lift2,970m
Resort Height1,330m
 Nearest AirportsMilan Malpensa and Milan Linate
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The Italian ski resort of Macugnaga is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,330m, with 38km of marked runs.


Macugnaga has direct access to 38km of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,970m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Macugnaga offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Macugnaga offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Roccette + Roccette Bis'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Macugnaga?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 6 July.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Macugnaga

Ski Area Stats

Macugnaga Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 25km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 7km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 6km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Macugnaga Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,970m
Lowest Piste1,330m
Resort Altitude (Macugnaga)1,330m
Max Vertical1,640m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Macugnaga
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Macugnaga?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Macugnaga is Milan Malpensa, 120 minutes drive away.

Milan Linate, Lugano, Turin Caselle, Sion, Bergamo and Genoa airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 7,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 33 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Macugnaga open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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