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SESTRIERE, ITALY

Ski Holidays in Sestriere, Italy

Most probably the best resort in the Milky Way ski circuit, Sestriere was the first purpose-built village in the Alps. The resort gained international renown during February 1997 when it hosted the World Cup Ski Races and it was selected to host the 2006 Winter Olympics. Now an international resort, a magnificent area with over 400kms of pistes with excellent skiing for all grades in spectacular scenery. All levels of skier should find something to sink their teeth into on ski holidays in Sestriere.

Resort Statistics

Sestriere ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 43
Intermediates 73
Advanced 30
Snowboarders
Total Runs 146
Resort features Ice Rink
Resort Statistics
Altitude 2035m
Km of Piste 400km
Directions of Slopes N, W
Longest Run 5km
Drag Lifts 54
Ski Lifts 94
Snow Parks 5
Highest Lift 2823m
Uphill Capacity 90000
Chairlifts 35
Gondolas/Cable cars 5

Snow conditions in Sestriere

Because it's at high altitude, there is top-class snow, supported by widespread snowmaking.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Sestriere

Cosmopolitan and lively, with many overseas visitors in addition to Italians and British there is an international atmosphere.

Pinkies Pizzeria for après ski drinks, Irish Igloo for great music and a lively atmosphere, Spotties Bar for cocktails and Tabata disco. Osteria Barabba is a great wine bar/restaurant.

Other activities in Sestriere:

  • Ice skating
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Squash
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness room
  • Turkish bath/sauna

Eating out in Sestriere:

Sestriere's restaurants range from friendly pizzerias and bars to elegant restaurants. · Pinky Pizzeria for pizzas, The Cavern for a more international menu and Osteria Barabba for typical local foods.

Other Amenities in Sestriere:

  • Shops
  • Games room
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Turkish bath
  • Whirlpool
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Transfer time in Sestriere

The nearest airport is Turin/Torino – Caselle (TRN) Location: 16km North of Turin, 90km east from Sestriere.