|Just 2 kilometres from the Italian border stands the picturesque resort of Montgenèvre-the only French departure point among the 400 kms of pistes in the "Via Lattea" region. Although the return to Sestrières, the central resort of this ski area, is quite… more »|
From the end of November to the end of April La Thuile offers an extensive choice of slopes for all difficulty, from numerous and gentle "blue" slopes for beginners to the more challenging and fun varieties of "red" slopes for intermediates, to the most difficult "black" slopes where inclines can reach 78% for expert skiers. Thanks to a particular microclimate and to abundant snowfall slopes are always covered in snow but if that it's not enough there are 300 snow-making machines.
Thanks to the international connection with the French ski station La Rosière , La Thuile has always attracted ski enthusiasts for its big area, in fact with a single lift pass it offers 150 km of slopes connected by 35 lifts with a capacity to transport 45.000 people per hour .
|Monterosa is the collective name of three valleys in Italy, hard up against the Swiss border, which share their ski lift system. To help decide which valley will suit you best as a base, you need to follow this rule of thumb: Champoluc, in the west is for confident,… more »|
|If it's your dream to leave your car keys in a drawer and have a holiday with your skis on your feet, then Pila can make that dream come true. Lying above the city of Aosta in a bowl-shaped depression lined with fir and larch trees, Pila was built as an "integrative"… more »|