Skiresort ratings for Sestriere compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 3 reviews.
|Overall 71||Skiing 75||Skiregion 71|
|7.7 7.6||7.7 7.7||7.7 7.0||7.0 7.0||6.7 7.4|
|7.0 7.6||7.0 7.1||7.3 7.7||6.7 7.0||6.0 7.4|
|Novice 8||Advanced 9||Expert 9||Off-Piste 8||Snow 7|
|Family 7||Ambiance 6||Nature 7||Walking 7||Lifts 6|
The skiing is varied and plentiful. However, if you are the type of skier concerned about the colour of runs this is probably not the best resort for you. There are reds that are blacks, black runs that are easy reds. Blues that should be classified reds ...
|Novice 7||Advanced 7||Expert 7||Off-Piste 6||Snow 6|
|Family 7||Ambiance 7||Nature 7||Walking 6||Lifts n.a.|
Have just returned from a weeks skiing in Sestriere (21st - 28th January 7). On the Sunday we arrived, the majority of the mountains were green! But a fair few pistes were open and we managed some decent skiing on them. All changed on the Monday when the snow started to fall (for a total of 4 days) and the pistes got a good covering, along with the manmade snow that was being blown out all the time. The resort is fairly convenient; we stayed at the Hotel Savoy (fantastic staff and a real gem of a hotel, only about 2 minutes walk to the pistes) and had a few drinks most nights at either Pinkys, the Cavern or the Irish Igloo bar. If you stay at the Hotel Savoy you get a discounted rate for ski...
|Novice 8||Advanced 7||Expert 7||Off-Piste 7||Snow 7|
|Family 7||Ambiance 8||Nature 8||Walking 7||Lifts n.a.|
I went to Sestriere in January 06 and found a huge ski-area called Via Lattea (The Milky Way). It consisted of several Italian villages and one village in France. The skirarena is not very well connected; you have to take a bus to get from one area to the other. I have to say that I think the beginners slopes in Sestriere are very good - with several button lifts feeding an incredibly wide slope. Then there are some lovely wide easy blues down to the gondola to Sauze with fast lifts back up. Dont let the piste maps fool you - although there are masses of reds, beginners (especially first-timers) are really well served. There isnt much to challenge the expert on the piste, but there are some ...