Sestriere – Milky Way Overview

Sestriere lies in the middle of the extensive Milky Way ski area and is the oldest purpose-built alpine resort. Groups begin their week in Sestriere and can progress to ski one of the other mountains within the area, offering a great range for all abilities and an impressive 390 kilometres 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 Accommodation

Hotel Uappala

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Location: Sestriere

Capacity: 550

The Hotel Uappala is situated just 250m from the ski school meeting point and offers good facilities for school groups including a disco and theatre area. The food here is exceptional - our groups are treated to extensive buffet options for all three meals. The in-house ski hire makes it a winning combination!

Rooms: En-suite with 2-4 beds per room

Facilities: Large restaurant & bar area, disco, theatre area (where the hotels animation team put on nightly shows).

Hotel Duchi d’Aosta

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Location: Sestriere

Capacity: 550

Enjoying a prime location in the resort centre, within walking distance of the slopes, with a good range of in-house facilities. The hotel has historic significance as one of the first hotels in the area, with a modern extension that can be used for evening entertainments.

Rooms: All en-suite.

Facilities: Restaurant, bar/lounge and spa.

Casa Alpina Beato Rosaz

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Location: Cesana Torinese

Capacity: 50

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.

Rooms: 23 double, triple and family en-suite rooms.

Facilities: Restaurant, free Wi-Fi, games room with table-tennis, TV room, ski storage.

Sestriere – Milky Way Après Ski

Sestriere – Milky Way Resort Facts

Resort height 2035 m
Highest lift 2825 m
Vertical drop 5 km
Total km of piste (Milky Way) 390 km
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 120 km
Transfer time by air Turin – 2 hrs
Transfer time by coach Calais – 14 hrs
Doctors Cesana – 10 km
Hospital Susa – 45 km