Italys largest continuous ski resort contains about 400 kilometres of ski runs. La Voie Lactée literally means milky way and is situated near the Italian border in Piemonte and the French Alps. As the centre point of this winter sports resort, Sestrière is the most popular among the more advanced winter sports fan. Other ski resorts in la Voie Lactée are Sauze d'Oulx, Sansicario, Cesana and Claviere. The magnificent Monte Banchetta offers the most fantastic slopes with a height difference of 1,000 metres through the fantastic Italian countryside.
The Managing Director of the car manufacturer FIAT started in the 1930s with building up this winter sports resort, which is characterized by a realistic modern constructional style. Sestrière is a fashionable winter sports resort and a heavenly location for snow lovers. The modern ski lift network ensures that the various subareas of la Voie Lactée are perfectly interconnected so you do not need ski bus services.
The ski resort offers several wide ski runs in case you would rather go down the ski run on a snowboard. Sun worshippers will also not be disappointed in this resort. The nearby area has something for everyone and is an ideal destination for beginners and advanced winter sports fans. The possibilities for cross-country skiing are limited. Also after an active day, there is plenty of nightlife in the many restaurants, bars, cafés and even a discotheque.