Roccaraso, located in Abruzzo, the mountainous region to the East of Rome that stretches across Italy almost to the Adriatic. Amazingly, the average lift queue seemed to take about 30 seconds to get through.  Roccaraso has 110km of skiing across 70 slopes, all well-groomed. Most of the slopes have good snow-making facilities to ensure the piste area is covered with fresh snow. The ski area comprises lies between 1,325m and 2,142m.