Fox Valley 
Snowdrifters Ski Club


Paganella and Verona, Italy

Saturday, March 4 through

Wednesday, March 15, 2023


Skiers with lift tickets $2,900

Non Skiers $2,706

(Pagonella accepts the EPIC pass.)

Single Room Supplement: +$770

 Club members that were signed up for this trip in 2020 receive a $100 discount.

Trip Includes:
  • Round trip Air
  • Transfer to and from Verona Airport to the hotel (1 1/2 hour trip)
  • 7 nights in 3*** Hotel Cristallo – Breakfast &dinner included
  • Entire week Ski pass (valid for night skiing also)
  • Tour & Tasting at the prestigious cellar of Francesco Moser (acknowledged World Cyclist Champion)
    • Meet the champion & Taste his wines
  • Winery Tour & Tasting at the Mezzacorona Winery
    • Discover the taste of the famous Pinot Grigio flowing from the Italian Alps & the Dolomites
  • Night Skiing with Gala Dinner at the New Mountain Restaurant Dosson
  • Lunch at the Rifugio La Roda (2.125 mt)
  • Happy Hour at the Rifugio Dosson
  • Non-Skiers will be provided with 3 Gondola runs to reach restaurants for organized activities on the mountain.
  • Trip to Riva del Garda on Garda Lake (just 40 minutes transfer from the resort)
    •  Visit of the village, shopping
  • Visit to Trento historic center, shopping
  • Three-day extension to Verona Italy & 3 night in Hotel Mastino Verona

We will be staying seven nights at the Hotel Cristallo in Andalo which is ideally set between the Brenta Dolomites and the Paganella ski area.  The hotel provides elegant accommodations in front of the cable car station.  With a balcony overlooking the mountains, all rooms at the Cristallo feature wooden furniture and an alpine-style modern d├ęcor. Each comes with a flat-screen TV and private bathroom with a bath. At La Perla wellness center, guests can enjoy free use of a sauna, hot tub and Turkish bath. An indoor pool, sensory showers and sun terrace are also available at no extra charge. A buffet breakfast is prepared every morning as well as nightly dinner. A ski storage service is provided daily and free Wi-Fi is provided in all common areas.

Verona, Italy - 4 night extension

Verona is about two hours from bustling Milan and touristy Venice... it is a welcome sip of pure, easygoing Italy. Made famous by Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Verona is Italy's fourth-most-visited city and second in the Veneto region only to Venice in population and artistic importance. There are so many things to see and do in Verona... You can see the Arena di Verona, Juliet and her house, Torre dei Lamberti, Castelvecchio, and its bridge, Piazza delle Erbe, Giardino Giusti and more. Additionally, available are day train trips (30min - 2 hours) from Verona to a number a number of sites and towns...Venice is 1 hour by train and Milan 2 hours! 

Our hotel in Verona is Hotel Mastino just a 5-minute walk from the famous Verona Arena. Hotel Mastino is located in Verona’s center and offers modern or classic-style accommodations. Daily breakfast is included and served buffet style.

Payment Schedule :
  •  Deposit June -  $400
  •  July - $400
  •   August - $400
  •   September - $400
  •   October - $400
  •   November - $400
  •   December - Balance Due

* NOTE: All taxes that are currently in effect, including airline taxes are included in the price.   Please note any additional airline tax or fuel surcharge imposed before our final ticketing is beyond our control and will require an adjustment in the final price.   Any fuel surcharge imposed on our ground transfers is also beyond our control and will require an adjustment.  Also, currency exchange rate fluctuations may affect final payment. 

A passport is required for this trip and your passport expiration must be more than 6 months after our return to the USA (i.e. expire after 9/15/23)

Trip insurance is recommended for this trip but is NOT part of the package price. Get more details on our web page here.


For more information about this trip, please contact one of the trip leaders:

  • Frank Hodowal: (630-584-0868)

In order to protect your investment in this trip, the Snowdrifters Ski Club strongly recommends that you consider purchasing travel insurance.  A good policy will cover trip cancellation, emergency medical treatment and transportation, and lost, stolen or damaged baggage.

You can purchase a policy any time prior to starting the trip, but additional benefits such as coverage of pre-existing conditions are available if you purchase within a certain time limit after you make the trip deposit to the Snowdrifters Ski Club.  Please review the Certificate of Insurance for detail coverage.

  • Travel Insurance Info:  Tour Operator:  Winter Ski and Sport;  Airline:  Lufthansa

Sounds great, how do I sign up?

You need to be a member of the club to join us on this trip.  Not a member yet?  Just click here to fill out a membership application.  

Already a member?  First, click on this link to obtain the forms for the trip liability waiver and refund policy.  Fill these out and sign them.

If you plan to sign up in person at a meeting, click here to obtain a registration form.  Bring all three completed forms to the next meeting along with your payment.

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