Discovery Italy takes you to the Vialattea ski area

The Vialattea is one of the largest ski areas in the world, with km of perfectly connected ski slopes, which connect the stations of Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx, Sansicario, Cesana, Pragelato, Claviere, and the French resort of Montgenèvre.

The area also hosted the XX Olympic Games of Turin 2006, for which several new ski lifts and ski facilities were built. The ski area boasts a wide variety of slopes for all levels, beautiful and sunny snow expanses and panoramic trails that connect historic and traditional villages with modern resorts.

The Vialattea area is also known for its excellent food. In fact it has more than 30 bar-restaurants on track, most of which are located in traditional chalets with sunny terraces that offer an incomparable view of the surrounding mountains.

The Vialattera district is located in Piedmont, in north-western Italy, and is easily accessible from Turin, Milan and Lyon. The Vialattea in figures:

  • 400 km of ski area
  • 247 ski slopes (120 red, 80 blue, 42 black and 7 green)
  • 70 ski lifts


Sitting atop the entire valley, Sestriere was created for those with an insatiable passion for skiing.

Great on and off-piste skiing, modern facilities, great shopping, a famous night club, and exciting events are all part of this amazing ski resort.

Its location relative to the other resorts makes it a perfect choice for those that want to ski all of the Vialattea area

Sauze D'Oulx

The resort of Sauze d’Oulx is the perfect combination of young and old. New lifts and new facilities, blend seamlessly with old historic buildings and a beautiful old town.

But Sauze d’Oulx also has what it takes to really make your holiday: fantastic restaurants, many lively pubs, and a general youthful and exciting atmosphere.

What’s more, the varieties of challenging and gentle slopes and breath taking scenery are only half the story; the rest is the fun you’ll have after dark!