If touring the beautiful cities of Italy is not enough for you then check out some of the other adventure activities Italy has to offer. The Alps is always a great place to start, the higher slopes, in particular the Dolomites have beautiful ski resorts for the enthusiastic skier among you. The ski season is normally from December to late March, however certain slopes have year round skiing, especially in Mount Blanc and the Matterhorn. Alternatively, the lower slopes of the Alps and the Apennines have great hiking trails and amazing scenery. Finally the southern coastal areas offer great water sports facilities such as wind surfing and sailing.