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La Via Lattea

Skiing in La Via Lattea

Slopes

17Km
41Km
34Km
7Km
Total 99Km

Lifts

15

85

65

Height

2840m
1357m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

28Km

Fun park

8

La Via Lattea
La Via Lattea
La Via Lattea

General information

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.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per region

Distance in public areas (in metres)
1 metre
1 metre
Mouth mask
Yes
All over Italy, masks must be worn on both in- and outdoor public spaces from the age of 6. In South Tyrol it has recently been recommended to wear an FFP2 mask, this is not officially mandatory.
Required documentation before arrival
Yes

Italy only accepts tourists with a negative PCR test, taken 48h before travel (from 2 years old). Even if you have already been vaccinated. They are waiting for the official green EU vaccination passport. When this is ready you can also enter the country with it.

Fully vaccinated 14 days or more, or; - negative PCR test or antigen test that is not older than 48 hours or ;proof of recovery from Covid-19 that is not older than 6 months.

All travelers traveling to Italy must complete this form (Passenger Locator Form) .

Travelers to Sardinia must also fill in this form from 28/5.

Covid test on destination at arrival
No
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure destination)
No
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure home country)
Quarantaine after arrival on destination
Depends
If you do not have a valid PCR Test in Italy, you either indicate that you will be tested within 48 hours or that you will be quarantined for 14 days, at a specified address.
Maximum persons together outdoors
N/A
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Curfew
N/A
Restaurants
Open
Restaurants and bars are open for lunch and dinner (outside & inside) max. 4 persons per table. From 6/8 a green pass is obligatory . Green pass is from 6/8 valid for people over 12 years old, at least 1 vaccin, negative Covid-19 test of max 48 hours, or document proving that you have had Covid-19 during the last 6 months.
Bars/ Apres-ski
Open
Opening times of restaurants and bars are decided by region. Nationally, bars must close by 6.00 PM at the latest. Apres ski does not take place as usual. Max. of 4 persons per table. From 6/8 a green pass is obligatory . Green pass is from 6/8 valid for people over 12 years old, at least 1 vaccin, negative Covid-19 test of max 48 hours, or document proving that you have had Covid-19 during the last 6 months.
Club/Nightlife
Open
Open in all regions in Italy, entrance with green pass, dancing only allowed in open air discotheques
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Activities, attractions and sights
Open

Museums and other cultural institutions are now also open on weekends. From Monday to Friday the admissions are limited to a maximum number of people (which varies depending on the capacity of the museum), in compliance with health prevention measures. For weekend visits you need to book online or by phone. It is possible to attend the shows in cinemas, theatres, concert halls and other venues, including outdoor venues. The maximum number of spectators must not exceed 50% of the maximum authorized capacity, and in any case, may not exceed 1,000 people for outdoor performances and 500 people for indoor performances. The seating plan must ensure a distance of at least one metre between spectators.

 

From 6/8 a green pass is obligatory . Green pass is from 6/8 valid for people over 12 years old, at least 1 vaccin, negative Covid-19 test of max 48 hours, or document proving that you have had Covid-19 during the last 6 months.

Events (open air or indoor)
No
Transfer
Yes
Public transport and taxi
Yes
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Yes
Ski lessons
Yes
Wellness
Depends
Open in yellow area's.
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
Increased restrictions for international, travel due to identification of a new variant of the virus Covid-19. The rules differ between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Please visit GOV.UK for more information.

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