Sestriere is probably the most famous, beloved ski resort in Italy. It is located on the Italian Western Alps, and is a commune of the metropolitan city of Turin, in Piedmont. Sestriere is the highest commune in Italy and one of the biggest ski resorts in Europe.
The resident population is nearly 930 inhabitants but, during the wintertime, it goes up to 20.000 people for the ski season. It means that Sestriere offers a wide range of hotel, bed and breakfast, cottages and accommodations for tourists. Among all these possibilities, we connect the major airports, train stations or bus stations with the ski resort. How2Transfer is the best choice if you’re searching for a professional, confidential and affordable Sestriere transfers service. You will be free to enjoy your time in Sestriere, without the stress to organize the transports.
And if you have specific requests, we will be able to help you. Because a holiday in Sestriere is too good to give problems!
Sestriere during the ski season
Sestriere is part of the Via Lattea, a big ski resort which connects some villages around. Besides Sestriere, it includes Pragelato, Claviere, Sauze d’Oulx, Cesana Torinese, San Sicario in Italy, and Montgenèvre in France.
Via Lattea forms 146 skiable pistes. It means over than 400km of runs, of whom 120 km are covered with artificial snow if necessary.
Sestriere hosts periodically Skiing World Cup events. Maybe you know that the ski resort in 2006 was the head center of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics games. If you’re a sport lover definitely Sestriere will be a real paradise for you. Here you can enjoy all the winter sports: alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, sled dog, ice climbing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and winter trekking.
Sestriere during the summer season
Although Sestriere is famous for ski and winter sports, you will enjoy the summer season as well. A holiday on the mountains is the best to escape from the heat of the cities. A curiosity: you can play golf on one of the Europe’s highest 18-hole course.
Sestriere offers the possibility to practice all the mountain summer sports. If you are a bicycle lover, you could be lucky to attend to a stage of the Giro d’Italia or the Tour de France. The most favorite summer sports are: beautiful horse trekking in the wonderful alpine landscapes, mountain bike rides, trekking, sport fishing and rock climbing. But you can also relax with a day at the swimming pool or at the spa, and spending time for shopping the characteristic products in the village.
In summer you can also cross to the alpine fields, where you will find fresh milk, butter and the typical cheese, the “Fontina“.
Don’t miss to taste the other local specialties. There are many restaurants and bar organized for a sweet, energetic breakfast, for a drink or aperitif and, of course, for meal and dinner with tasty recipes. This region is famous for cheeses and product derived from the nutrient alpine milk. You can also taste a glass of very good wine: Barolo, Dolcetto and Barbera, just to name a few.
Sestriere transfer and the resort: born for the ski
Sestriere has a recent history, totally focused on ski and enjoyment. The village was build in 1930s by FIAT’s founder Giovanni Agnelli and was originally designed as a ski resort, with all the best facilities.
A ski resort that will caught your heart! And with our professional Sestriere transfers you will get to and from the airports easily and with the best and most convenient service on the market. Contact us for info.