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Val di Luce Spa Resort

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Val di Luce Spa Resort in Italy


Val di Luce Spa Resort

A guest room at Val di Luce Spa Resort in Italy

Just an hour-and-a-half drive from Florence (or fifteen minutes by helicopter, if you prefer to make a grand entrance), Abetone ski resort dates back to the 1930s. It is located on the pass between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, and while it's not known for its jet-set glamour, it offers a sophisticated retreat at its Val Di Luce Spa Resort. Rustic and sophisticated at the same time, this lodging surprises with its urbane décor and eye-catching glass pyramid, which houses the spa swimming pool — ideal for stargazing. The VDL Spa is its own draw, boasting an alpine sauna, steam baths, Evian horizontal shower and indulgent massages. All of the hotel's guest rooms have balconies, and its gorgeous off-white dining room features Tuscan cuisine and a Champagne cellar. For winter guests there are more than twenty ski lifts, dozens of excellent runs, plenty of beginner slopes, multilingual ski schools and the Abetone Terrain Park for snow boarders.

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