Claviere - Milky Way

Claviere - Milky Way Overview

With an altitude of 2823 metres, Claviere has been a popular resort for UK schools for many years. Claviere is nestled in the middle of the extensive Milky Way ski area and offers a winning combination of snow-sure skiing and the warmest of Italian welcomes. Claviere is connected to some of the best snow in the Milky Way with 390 kilometres of piste. It’s an ideal choice for beginners and intermediates with many tree-lined pistes, a wide selection of reds, and lower gradient blacks. The French village of Montgenevre is the neighbouring ski resort and easily accessible – your included ski pass includes a day in Montgenevre, plus a day on the Italian Milky Way opening up your available km of pistes to a vast 390 kilometres. With a great three star hotel available for our groups, Claviere is an excellent choice!

Claviere - Milky Way Après Ski

  • Pizza Evening

    Subject range: Cultural

    What you’ll experience:

    Enjoy a night out and pizza! A great opportunity for your group to socialise and enjoy a classic Italian meal after a day on the slopes.

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    Sampling authentic Italian pizza is an essential night out for groups travelling to Italy and the Italian borders! The meal includes a soft drink and ice cream for dessert.

  • Bowling

    Subject range: Physical Education

    What you’ll experience:

    Bowling is a great evening entertainment for a fun and sociable evening! A modern bowling alley - great for a fun evening out after a day on the slopes!

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    Located in Briançon.

  • In-house Quiz

    Subject range: Cultural, History, Geography, Language

    What you’ll experience:

    A quiz night is a great way to spend a relaxed evening inside. Your rep will help you organise the activity.

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    You may wish to budget for snacks, prizes, etc.

  • Karaoke

    Subject range: Cultural

    What you’ll experience:

    Karaoke is a fun way to spend an evening in the resort and enables the children to socialise and relax. Perfect after a busy day on the slopes.

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    Includes a soft drink.

  • Swimming

    Subject range: Physical Education

    What you’ll experience:

    Enjoy some leisure time in the heated pool in the evenings, a great way to relax tired muscles after a day on the slopes.

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    Located in Briançon. Please note at least 1 adult per 8 children must be present and males are requested to wear speedos not shorts.
  • Ice Skating

    Subject range: Winter Sports

    What you’ll experience:

    Why not try a different winter sport as one of your evening entertainments? Ice skating is always a popular activity with groups and a fun way for them to socialise.

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    Located in Montgenevre.

  • Luge Monty Express

    Subject range: Cultural, Winter Sports

    What you’ll experience:

    A fun activity sure to thrill your group, the sled is attached to a 1400 metres downhill monorail - the longest run in France.

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    The luge is accessible via the gondola chalet (behind the Tourist Office).

Claviere - Milky Way Resort Facts

Resort facts:

Resort height 1760 m 
Highest lift 2823 m 
Vertical drop 1350 m 
Total km of piste 50 km (100 km including Montgenevre, 390 km including Milky Way)
Green 1 nursery slope (7 Milky Way)
Blue 5 (67 Milky Way)
Red 10 (97 Milky Way)
Black 4 (41 Milky Way)
Total no of lifts 11 (70 Milky Way)
Gondolas/cable cars
Chair lifts 8
Magic carpet
Longest run Alta  4 km 
Lift pass covers The ski pass includes a day in neighbouring Montgenevre, plus a day on the Italian Milky Way.
Glacier No  nearest glacier is Les Deux Alpes
Snowboarding facilities 2 terrain parks 
Snow making 245 cannons 
Transfer time by air Turin  1 hr 30, Grenoble  2 hrs 30
Transfer time by coach Calais  12 hrs 30 
Medical facilities Medical centre in Montgenevre
Nearest hospital Briancon  15 km 

Claviere - Milky Way Accommodation

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    Hotel Passero Pellegrino

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    Location: Claviere

    Capacity: 170

    Situated close to the centre of Claviere, only 150m to the nearest lift. A warm welcome is guaranteed at the “Pelle” from the team.

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    Hotel Savoia

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    Location: Claviere

    Capacity: 100

    A popular hotel with school groups, this traditional chalet-style accommodation is situated in an ideal location only 100m from the ski lifts. This is a homely and convenient base for your next school ski trip with great evening entertainment choices on hand, including ice skating, disco and pizza evenings in Claviere, plus bowling is available a short journey across the border in Chantemerle and there is swimming in Briançon.

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    Casa Alpina Beato Rosaz

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    Location: Cesana Torinese

    Capacity: 23 rooms

    The family-run Beato Rosaz is located in the small mountain village of Cesana Torinese, 500m from its historic centre. The hotel benefits from a games room with table-tennis.

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    Chalet Della Luna

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    Location: Claviere

    Capacity: 100

    The Chalet Della Luna is conveniently situated 100 metres from the Claviere ski lifts. The accommodation benefits from a games room with table tennis and table football, and a large restaurant.

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