School ski trips to Sestriere, Italy

Ski trip to Sestriere

The ski resort of Sestriere is just one of the many including Sauze d’Oulx, Claviere, Sansicario and Montgenevre that make up the fantastic ski area known as the Milky Way. Home of the 2006 Winter Olympic games, this resort offers a superb variety of skiing for all abilities. At a height of 2035m, excellent snow conditions are guaranteed throughout the ski season.

  • One of Italy's top ski resorts

  • Doorstep skiing

  • Vast Milky Way ski region

  • Fantastic après-ski

The Skiing

The beginners meeting area is situated in the centre of Sestriere and from here the slopes spread out in an arc. Mogel fields and long wide runs can be found in places such as Banchetta and Sises. Better skiers can find more difficult runs at the top of Sises and Motta and also within the huge bowl of Amfiteatro. You can upgrade your ski pass to cover all of the Milky Way on request.

Suitable for

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Ski resort facts

  • Village Altitude
  • Top Station
  • Ski Area
  • Snowmaking

Mountain facts

  • Easy Runs
  • Intermediate Runs
  • Hard Runs
  • Number of lifts


There is a fantastic range of leisure facilities at the hotel complex including meeting rooms, games rooms, gym, sauna and disco. There is also ice-skating in resort as well as plenty of bars and pizza restaurants.

Where to stay

Olympic Village

The Hotel Olympic Village is a modern facility with comfortable en-suite bedrooms, built for the Winter Olympics. Facilities here include meeting rooms, games rooms, gym, sauna and disco. Your ski hire is managed from the hotel making changes very easy throughout the week. From here you can enjoy doorstep skiing. From the hotel you can ski down to the new gondola and at the end of the day ski straight back to the hotel.

Hotel Duchi d'Aosta

The Hotel Duchi d’Aosta is the iconic white tower in a prominent position, a short walk to the ski lifts. Bedrooms are located on multiple levels, all en-suite for 2-4 persons sharing and have telephone, safe, hairdryer and TV. A panoramic restaurant with buffet service offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ski fitting and storage is provided locally, there's 24/7 reception and a popular entertainment room can be used for your own disco, karaoke or quiz.

Location Map

ideal for a school party

Excellent hotel and staff – staff extremely helpful and friendly, and communal areas spacious and ideal for a school party.

Holy Rood School

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