Sestriere sits at the heart of the Milky Way (Vialattea) at an elevation of just over 2000mts. It’s northwest aspect helps give this resort some excellent snow records. The skiing is mainly on one side of the valley however on the other side there is a gondola link which takes you to the top of Mount Fraiteve from where you get stunning panoramic views.
This is the cross roads for the Milky Way and from here you have the choice of either dropping into Sauze d’Oulx or San Sicario. Beyond San Sicario is Cesana, Clavier and eventually Montgenevre across the border in France.
All levels of skier should find something to satisfy them in Sestriere and the neighbouring resorts . There is steep terrain and off-piste for advanced skiers, an endless amount of good cruising reds for intermediates and excellent slopes to learn on for beginners close to the centre of town.Download Map
Piste & lift status
During the season click on the button below for an up to date status check on which runs and lifts are open across the Vialattea.
Also included is the latest avalanche threat and snow depths.Current lift status
You are never too far away from a mountain restaurant in Sestriere. All of them offer good value for money and many also offer evening dining, helping you to create an unforgettable holiday memory.
Chalet Raggio di Sole
Located in a natural bowl on the Banchetta mountain this restaurant offers self service food with the focus on traditional Piemontese dishes. It has a large terrace outside which is great to have a beer whilst listening to their great playlist! Offers evening dining.
Fantastic sunny terrace with beautiful views located halfway up the mountain. Self service restaurant serving home made polenta, pasta and soup.
If you're looking for something quick then the bar area serves paninis and foccacia. The main restaurant has a menu that includes pasta, polenta and meat dishes.
Located at the top of the mountain it gets it's name from this restaurant is self service with a traditional mountain menu. Known for it's tartiflette it also serves polenta, pasta.
Aquila Nera Refuge
If you're looking for real Italian pizza on the mountain then you must head to Aquila Nera. They use a wood burning oven to create some really tasty pizzas. There is also a full menu of all the dishes you'd expect to see. They offer an evening dining experience for a set price that includes return trip by snowcat.
What our customers say
"Great service from the guys in the ski rental shop. We were a large group and they had everything waiting for us"
~ R. Pearson ~
"We've been coming to Sestriere for years now and only recently came across James and Sestriere Online. We now regard him as our go to person for ski hire in Sestriere. Nothing is ever too much hassle for him. Great bloke!"
~ D. McCall ~
"The whole process from start to finish was painless. Everything was clearly explained on the website and when we got to resort the equipment was very good indeed. Highly recommend booking your skis hire through James"
~ R. Snook ~