About Milky Way - Sestrière
The international resort of Sestrière lies in the middle of the Milky Way Ski Circuit and is known for being the oldest purpose-built resort in the Alps. This resort offers 400km of groomed runs and 146 skiable pistes across 5 different mountains to suit all abilities. Groups are able to begin their week in Sestrière and as they progress they have the benefit of skiing onto other mountains such as Sauze d’Oulx which offers panoramic views of the Milky Way.
With over 400 km of terrain, this resort offers challenge for everyone on the doorstep, whilst offering spectacular views of the 5 neighbouring mountains.
Sestrière has also gained international recognition for hosting a number of World Cup events including the 2006 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. With its magnificent scenery, vast array of pisted runs and high altitude skiing this resort will not disappoint.
Inclusive lift pass: 6 day pass
Lifts to: 2823 metres
Total number of lifts: 94
Marked pistes: 400km
Longest run: 5km
Ski bus included: Yes
Lift pass photo required: No
Snow cannon coverage: Yes
By coach: Friday departure. Journey time from Calais: 17 hours
By air: Flights to Milan. Coach transfer to resort 4 hours.
Blue Runs: 42
Red Runs: 102
Black Runs: 21
All abilities will find terrain to satisfy them in the Milky Way. Steep pistes are available across the five mountains for the more advanced skier and there is endless amount of scope for the intermediates and beginners, offering challenge for all.
Swimming: Bardonecchia / Sestrière / Briancon
Ice skating: Claviere / Cesana / Bardonecchia
Shop/Cafés: Sansicario and Cesana
Pizza night: Cesana
We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels in this resort.
This quirky hotel lies in a prestigious setting in the middle of the Milky Way, offering outstanding panoramic views of the mountains. Its unique location in Sestriere, which formerly hosted the Winter Olympics, makes this an ideal location for ski trips.
Accommodation features: Premium, Doorstep Skiing