Sestriere sits in the centre of the Milky Way ski area, that includes other popular ski resorts including, Sauze d’Oulx, Sansicario, and Montgenevre. The skiing covers slopes in both France and Italy. Sestriere is more functional than attractive, the local slopes are easy to reach from most of the hotels.
Sestriere is the highest and most snow sure of all the villages in the Milky Way at an altitude of 2035m, the ski range is between 1509m to 2800m and offers up 400km of pistes.
The skiing in the Milky Way is suitable for all levels. Beginners will enjoy the local nursery slopes directly in front of the village, the progression slopes are good too. For Intermediate skiers, the whole of the Milky Way ski area is a joy, mile after mile of great slopes will keep you smiling all week.
For experts, locally some of the blacks accessed by drag lifts are worthy of their rating, three are runs are designed as mogul runs and are fun. The off-piste skiing can be good too after fresh snow.
Turin airport is the nearest to Sestriere and takes about 1 hour 45 minutes.
We offer a good choice of some of the best hotels in Sestriere. Club Med also have an all-inclusive hotel in Pragelato which has proved very popular with our clients, Pragelato was the athlete's village when the winter Olympics was staged here in 2006 and is accessed via a cable car.... Read more