La Via Lattea ski area consists of the towns of Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx, San Sicario, Cesane and Claviere. The ski area is also known as the "Milky Way” and the Winter Olympics were held here in 2006. With 400 km of slopes, it is the largest This ski area is on the Italian-French border. La Via Lattea ski area consists of the following towns Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx, San Sicario, Cesane and Claviere. The ski area is also known as the "Milky Way” and the Winter Olympics were held here in 2006. With 400 km of slopes, it is the largest connected ski area in Italy. The highest point, Mont Motta, is situated at 2823 meters above sea level. This is a very diverse ski area, with numerous runs through forests.
If you book a holiday in in Sestriere, you will get a lift pass that will give you access to 1 days skiing in Alpe d'Huez, Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier, Puy St. Vincent and 1 day in Montgenèvre ski area. Your hands-free lift pass will detect which ski area you are in so you will not need to worry about a thing! Take advantage of the access to these extra areas and getthe most out of the lift pass! The great variety of slopes makes the area an ideal ski area for both beginners and experienced skiers. There are 89 ski lifts, so it will be easy to get around without making use of a ski bus.
Ski areas can adopt different color codes, meaning the following:
• White areas require a green pass to access ski lifts.
• Yellow areas require a super green pass to access ski lifts.
• In orange areas, a super green pass is required to access ski lifts.
• At the moment all areas in Italy are colored white. The color code per region can be found here.
A mask (FFP2) is required. Show Super Green Pass (2G) for access
QR code is required at ski lifts, hotel wellness, restaurants & bars (outside the hotel).
There is a general lockdown for all people who are either not vaccinated or not recently recovered from corona.
As of 1 February vaccinations have a reduced validation of 6 months after receiving the dose.