Local Area


Sestriere stands at a height of 2035 metres and is the highest municipality in Italy. It is on the hill of Sestriere which connects the Val Chisone to the Valle di Susa. It has become a well-known centre of international tourism thanks to its successful staging of various important sporting events. Since 1967, it has hosted the Alpine Ski World Cup; in 1997 it was the venue for the World Ski Championships, and in February 2006 it hosted the Alpine skiing competitions for the 20th Winter Olympics.
Warm hospitality and excellent wine and food, stylish nightspots and chic boutiques, all make Sestriere a delightful place to stay either in summer or in winter.


There are many pleasant trails around Sestriere, Bessen Haut, Grangieses and Briancon that are sure to delight nature lovers. You can go on long hikes in the area, either with snowshoes or mountain boots. For those in search of evocative experiences, nothing beats the thrill of snowmobiling or the joy of a dog-sleigh ride.