The Ski Journey

copyright © theskijourney. All rights reserved.

 115 Inches


Annual Snow Fall

   Intermediate 40%     Advanced 41%Expert 19%
Runs - 235Mi Pistes - 199     Terrain Parks - 6


Terrain

Vertical: 3937 ft.

Base: 4757 ft.

Summit: 8694 ft.

Elevation

Sestriere is located in Northwest Italy along the French – Italian border and is about 90 miles from Turin.  The resort’s roots go back to the 1930’s when it began its history as one of Italy’s predominant ski areas.  Sestriere has hosted many Olympic events.

The resort is best suited for intermediate skiers.  Advanced skiers will want to ski off-piste or take advantage of heli skiing options. Sestriere is included on the “Milky Way” ski pass that includes the five Italian ski area of Claviere, Sansicario, Sauz d’Oulx , Cesana and the French resort of Montgenevre.

Sestriere is a purpose built resort and does not have the “old world charm” like many alpine ski areas.  However, there are plenty lodging options.  Likewise, the village has plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and is known for a vibrant nightlife.

For more information about a Sestriere ski vacation, contact The Ski Journey today!

Sestriere