Sestriere - Milky Way

Prices from £895 for 9 days by skicoach. Air tours available from various airports.

Sestriere - Milky Way Overview

Sestrière lies in the middle of the extensive Milky Way ski area and is the oldest purpose-built alpine resort. Groups begin their week in Sestrière and can progress to ski one of the other mountains within the area, offering a great range for all abilities and an impressive 390km of skiing. The resort hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics and Paralympics and has also hosted several World Cup events. The Milky Way lift pass is included in your package.

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Sestriere - Milky Way Après Ski

  • Disco Night

    Subject/age range: Cultural,

    What you’ll experience:

    A disco night is always a great way for the group to let loose after a long day on the slopes. This evening entertainment allows children to socialise and have fun.

    Select says:

    A disco night is a popular option as an end of week celebration! Includes 1 soft drink.

    Allow: 2-3 hours

  • Bowling

    Subject/age range: Cultural,

    What you’ll experience:

    Bowling is a great way for the children to have fun after a tiring day on the slopes! A very popular sociable activity. 

    Select says:

    The bowling alley has 12 lanes, so there is plenty of room for all, and is located outside the local town. Please note that driving time may need to be taken into consideration.

    Allow: 2.5 hours

  • Multi-Sports Centre

    Subject/age range: Physical Education,

    What you’ll experience:

    A fun multi-sports centre available for a range of different sports activities, including volleyball, basketball, football, etc. A good option, especially for athletic groups or those who enjoy a range of sports activities. 

    Select says:

    Located in Sestriere, so a great option for an afternoon activity as there is no need to consider a long coach ride!

    Allow: 1-2 hours.

  • Pizza Night

    Subject/age 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. Sampling authentic Italian pizza is an essential night out for groups travelling to Italy and the Italian borders! 

    Select says:

    Take your students to the local pizzeria for the ultimate Italian experience! This option is always popular with the whole group. The meal includes a soft drink and ice cream for dessert. 

    Allow: 1-2 hours

  • Ice skating

    Subject/age range: Winter Sports,

    What you’ll experience:

    Outdoor ice skating in the centre of the village. A great way of experiencing another winter sport becide skiing. Briliant for having fun and socialising in the evenings.

    Select says:

    A popular apres-ski activity for groups! Ice skates available in a variety of sizes to hire. 

    Allow: 1-2 hours

  • Swimming

    Subject/age range: Physical Education,

    What you’ll experience:

    This aquatic centre in Sestriere includes both heated indoor and outdoor pools which are connected to one another. Both have a spectacultar view of the surrounding mountains. The indoor pool also includes a ceramic overflow gutter, a hydro-massage area and removable headwalls, underwater lights and an elevator for people with disabilities. 

    Select says:

    A perfect way to relax and stretch out tired muscles after a day skiing.

    Allow: 1-2 hours

Sestriere - Milky Way Resort Facts

Resort facts:

Resort height 2035m
Highest lift 2825m
Longest run 5km
Total km of piste (Milky Way) 390km
Green (Milky Way) (7)
Blue (Milky Way) 24 (67)
Red (Milky Way) 15 (97)
Black (Milky Way) 13 (41)
Total no of lifts 70
Gondolas/cable cars 6
Chair lifts 35
Drag lifts 29
Lift pass covers Milky Way
Glacier  No
Snowboarding facilities 1 snow park in Sestriere (7 in Milky Way)
Snow making 950 snow cannons covering 120km
Transfer time by air Turin 2 hrs
Transfer time by coach 14 hrs
Doctors Cesana (10km)
Hospital Susa (45km)

 

 

 

 

 

Sestriere - Milky Way Accommodation

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    Hotel Duchi d’Aosta

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Sestriere

    Capacity: 194 rooms

    Enjoying a prime location in the resort centre, within walking distance of the slopes, with a good range of in-house facilities.

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    Casalpina Don Barra

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Pragelato

    Capacity: 120

    A traditional hotel located in the picturesque village of Pragelato. A great choice for school groups looking for accommodation with excellent in-house group facilities in a quieter area of the Milky Way.

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