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GRESSONEY, ITALY

Ski Holidays in Gressoney, Italy

To the west of the Monte Rosà, Europe's second highest mountain, lies the Gressoney Valley, part of the Monte Rosà ski area of over 150kms of piste covering three valleys. Its Alpine location means Gressoney is one of the most scenic resorts in the Aosta Valley with views of Mont Blanc, the Monte Rosà glacier, the Matterhorn and the Gran Paradiso. The Gressoney valley has several ski areas: Weissmatten, St. Jean, La Trinité and Stafal.

Resort Statistics

Gressoney ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 7
Intermediates 20
Advanced 5
Snowboarders
Total Runs 32
Resort features Ice Rink Walking Trails Snowshoeing Snow sure
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1637m
Km of Piste 150km
Directions of Slopes N/W, N/E, E, S/E, S/W
Longest Run 9km
Drag Lifts 5
Ski Lifts 13
Highest Lift 3550m
Uphill Capacity 43000
Chairlifts 5
Gondolas/Cable cars 3

Skiing in Gressoney

Gressoney has some of the best skiing in the Monte Rosa. Snow reliability is very good, thanks to the high altitude and machines. There is a great terrain for intermediates, while better skiers have access to the excellent off-piste at Alagna.

Snow conditions in Gressoney

90% of the Monte Rosa ski area is covered in snow making facilities for more guaranteed skiing throughout the season.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Gressoney

Informal and relaxed, Gressoney's night life revolves around the local bars and cafés · In La Trinité the Hirsch Stube is best for draught beer and the Petit Bar for scrumptious home made apple cake.

Other activities include:

  • Natural ice rink (St. Jean)
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoe walking
  • Helicopter tours
  • Toboggan run

Eating out in Gressony

Gressoney offers good restaurants serving typical local specialities. At La Trinité, the Pizzeria Walserchild or the Pulce Bar, Petit Bar for fantastic sandwiches, at Stafal the Capanna Carla or the Kramenthal serve local dishes.

Other amenities include:

  • Sports shop
  • Local handicraft shops
  • Buses to Aosta for the Tuesday market

Transfer time in Gressoney

The most convenient airport to Gressoney is Turin international airport. Airport transfers are also available from Geneva, Bergamo and Milan airports Malpensa and Linate.