Postcard from... Italy
Where? The picturesque village of San Cassiano, Alta Badia, in the heart of the Italian Dolomites.
Why go there? The Dolomites, now recognised as an Unesco world natural heritage site, provide some of the most stunning scenery in Europe.
Children will love... the Dolomites Ski And Snowboard School, a high rope course in Colfosco, and ziplining adventures in San Vigilio di Marebbe.
Parents will love... the gastronomic delights on offer in San Cassiano and the village of Corvara - they boast four Michelin stars between them.
Stay at... the family-owned Rosa Alpina, where resident Michelin-star chef Nobert Niederkofler can help guests create a Christmas menu.
Prices start from €2,405 per person, based on two adults sharing a deluxe double room. Children under eight stay free when sharing a parent's room. Visit www.rosalpina.it
First-time family skiiers take to the Swiss slopes