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Hotel Banchetta

Hotel Banchetta is a perfect place to stay, if you are looking for a base to explore the spectacular ski area of La Via Lattea.  The hotel is in the centre of Borgata. If the snow conditions are favorable, you can get to hotel on skis! The hotel has a wonderful terrace where you soak up the sun. If you have had enough sunshine, you can relax in the sauna or whirlpool.
  • In the centre of Borgata
  • Sauna and whirlpool
  • Hotel bar and terrace
  • WIFI

Room types

Double room type A
for 2 to 4 persons
  • various bed types
  • non-smoking rooms
  • heating
  • television
  • telephone
  • bathroom with: shower, toilet, hair dryer
Double room type B
for 2 persons
  • various bed types
  • non-smoking rooms
  • heating
  • television
  • telephone
  • bathroom with: shower, toilet, hair dryer
Double room type C
for 2 persons
  • various bed types
  • non-smoking rooms
  • heating
  • television
  • telephone
  • bathroom with: shower, toilet, hair dryer
single room
for 1 person
  • 1 x single bed
  • non-smoking rooms
  • heating
  • television
  • telephone
  • bathroom with: shower, toilet, hair dryer

Board basis

Halfboard

Location and surroundings

Distance to centre: approx. 3 kilometres
Distance to ski piste approx. 300 metres
Distance to ski bus stop approx. 50 metres
Distance to ski lift approx. 300 metres
Nearest restaurant approx. 20 metres

Facilities

General Information
  • Official classification: 3 stars
  • total number of rooms: 28
  • total number of floors: 4
  • reception
  • safe available (to use at reception)
  • lounge
  • parking
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • bed linen included
  • bath towels included
  • cleaning room 1 time per day
  • pets allowed
  • christmas dinner: (included in the package price) from 24-12-2024 till 24-12-2024
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
Optional facilities
  • pets, excl. food: approx. 10,00 € per unit per night (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • new year's eve dinner: approx. 38,00 € per person (to be paid at resort, obligated from 31-12-2024 till 31-12-2024)
  • baby cot: for all guests with age up to 1 (incl.) year approx. 10,00 € per unit per day (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year approx. 1,50 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant/bar
  • food establishment: restaurant
  • drinking establishment: bar
Children
  • cot
  • children's chair
Spa facilities
  • hot tub (added costs, costs: about 10,00 € per person per hour)
  • sauna (added costs, costs: about 10,00 € per person per hour)

Sestrière

Via Lattea (Sestriere) is on the boarder of France and Italy and is one of the most impressive areas in Europe with great conditions. The views are amazing and you will certainly enjoy exploring this expansive ski area of about 400km of pistes. The ski area ideal for intermediate/experienced skiers but is suitable for all levels with numerous beginner pistes. This high altitude resort was underwent extensive improvements for the Olympics in 2006, this was necessary as it was one of the first “purpose built” resorts in the Italian Alps. This is a wonderful family resort with many activities such as ice-skating; the restaurants and bars seem more affordable than other resorts in Switzerland, France and Austria.

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La Via Lattea

La Via Lattea ski area consists of the towns of Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx, San Sicario, Cesane and Claviere. This ski area is also known as the 'Milky Way'. With 400km of slopes, it is the largest connected ski area in Italy. It is right on the border between Italy and France, and its highest point, Mont Motta, is 2823 metres above sea level. Overall, it is a very diverse ski area, with numerous slopes running through forests.

 

If you book a holiday in Sestriere, you will get a ski lift pass that will give you access to 1 day of skiing in Alpe d'Huez, Les Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier, and Puy St. Vincent, and 1 day of skiing in the Montgenèvre ski area. Your hands-free ski 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 get the most out of your lift pass! Its large variety of slopes makes this area ideal for both beginners and experienced skiers. There are 89 ski lifts in total there, so it will be easy to get around without catching a ski bus.

La Via Lattea

  • Largest connected ski area in Italy
  • Amazing pistes

Location and surroundings

Distance to centre: approx. 3 kilometres
Distance to ski piste approx. 300 metres
Distance to ski bus stop approx. 50 metres
Distance to ski lift approx. 300 metres
Nearest restaurant approx. 20 metres

Practical information

Capital:

The capital is Rome.

 

Language:

The official language is Italian.

 

Time:

There is a time difference of +1hour.

 

Currencies:

The official currency in Italy is the euro.

 

Voltage:

The voltage is 230 volts.

 

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport or valid proof of identity.

 

Talk on the phone:

A British mobile phone also works in Italy. To call to Italy from the UK, first dial the country code 0039 and then the area code without zero and then the subscriber number. The country code 0044 is from Italy to the UK.

 

Emergency number:

The national emergency number is 112.

 

Traveling by car:

The national roads are well passable. Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed throughout the winter season (November to June).

Keep in mind that the highways require a toll. If you travel via the Austrian motorways, you must be in possession of a toll sticker. For some motorways, tunnels and roads in Austria there is no vignette requirement, but a separate toll must be paid, such as the A13 from Innsbruck-Süd to the Italian border.

There is no general obligation in Italy for winter tyres. Winter equipment (chains or winter tyres) may be mandatory on mountain roads. This is indicated with a traffic sign. Not using winter tires in winter conditions can lead to (joint) liability in the event of accidents and also have criminal consequences. In Austria and Germany, winter tires are required in winter conditions.

In case of breakdown or an accident, it is mandatory that all road users wear a reflective vest.

If you travel via France:

Please note: in some cities it is mandatory to have an environmental sticker from 1 July 2017. If you drive over the Paris ring road, the Boulevard Périphérique, you will also need an environmental sticker in many cases. The vignette can not be obtained along the way, but can only be ordered online. The French police advise to print out the application form and the confirmation and to take it with you if the vignette is not delivered in time by post. The order form can be found on this website: https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

Future environmental zones can be found on this website: http://en.france.fr/nl/tips/milieuzones-france-ecovignet-credit

 

Food and drink:

Italy is known for pizzas, pastas and risottos. It is not recommended to drink tap water.

 

Tips:

It is customary in Italy to give a tip of around 10% in bars, restaurants and hotels.

 

Opening hours:

In general, the shops are closed between 13.00 and 16.00. This is the siesta. After 16.00 hours the shops will open again until about 19.00 hours.

 

Safety:

In Italy, a ski helmet is mandatory for children up to and including 14 years of age. A ski helmet is recommended for adults. In a ski class, wearing a helmet is often required.

 

Swimming pool

In Italy you are generally required to wear a swimming cap in swimming pools. This is for both public swimming pools and swimming pools that belong to hotels.

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Flight information

Flight packages are not available for this destination/resort. Please see the prices for self-drive packages (including lift passes) on the Prices and Booking tab on the yellow menu above.

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Lift pass, lessons and ski/board hire

A Via Lattea Italia lift pass is included in the tour price.

You can see the surcharges and discounts for, for example, extending your lift pass or no lift pass in step 1 (preferences) of the booking process. If a child or senior discount applies, this will be shown in step 2 (price overview). Would you like to know more about the lift pass? View our FAQ here .

Ski lift passes for children born after 31/12/2018 are free. Children born between 01/01/2015 and 01/01/2017, and seniores born before 31/12/1949, will receive a discount on their lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your travel sum. Identification is required when collecting the lift pass.

The surcharges and discounts are only valid upon booking. Other rates are applied on location. It is not possible to redeem the lift pass on another day on site. An extension of the lift pass is usually possible; you will find the price for this in the further course of the booking steps. The discount for “no lift pass” can also be found in the booking process.

You can specify ski and snowboard rental directly when booking. Check out our FAQ  for more information.

The following equipment can be booked:

Bronze

This equipment is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The equipment is particularly manoeuvrable, so it makes turning and braking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal equipment for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The equipment is manoeuvrable and suitable for cutting corners sharply. Even at high speeds, these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high-quality material and are perfect for experienced skiers. They can also be used by skiers who have mastered parallel skiing. This comfortable equipment is suitable for all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP:
 Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (e.g., off-piste skiing) so that they can help you select the right equipment.
You cannot book lessons in advance. You can arrange this yourself onsite.
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