Skiing Near Turin
The city of Turin is not exactly located in the mountains, but is strategically positioned with respect to several mountain resorts, from which you can choose to spend your weekend in the middle of nature. Whether you want to stay away from home for one or more nights, or you want to organize a day on the slopes, the city of Savoy offers you several excellent locations in Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta to choose from.
Let’s see, then, some more precise advice on where to go skiing near Turin.
Discover Where to Ski Near Turin: 5 Suggested Ski Resorts
Bardonecchia: 1h 20 min
The A32 motorway takes you easily to the ski resort in just over an hour. Bardonecchia, the westernmost town in Italy, offers 100km of slopes served by 23 ski lifts. For lovers of cross-country skiing, the ski resort offers trails for a total of over 20km. The slopes dedicated to alpine skiing start from 1300 meters, up to 2400 meters, with the Vallon Cros area. Snowboarders cannot miss the Olympic half pipe provided by the well-equipped snowpark in Bardonecchia.
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Sestriere: 1h 35 min
Part of the Vialattea ski area, Sestriere, is just an hour and a half drive from Turin. Its magnificent geographical position and spectacular views make it a popular destination for snow lovers. At about 2000 meters away there are slopes for expert skiers and not, which wind through the woods, but leaving space for breathtaking views of the Alps. Skiing, but not only: Sestriere is very famous for its nightlife, which makes the ski resort one of the most popular in the Vialattea.
Montgenèvre: 1h 30 min
Montgenèvre is the first town beyond the border that you meet going up from Cesana Torinese and Claviere. The ski resort of Monteginevro offers two ski areas, one on both sides of the valley, connected by a network of lifts. To the north is torva the largest ski area that offers slopes not too difficult on average. The more technical part is located on the other side and extends around the Serre Thibaud mountain. For lovers of fresh snow, the resort offers several ungroomed slopes.
Piedmont Lemon: 1h 30 min
In the province of Cuneo there is a famous winter sports resort. Some numbers: 80 km of slopes, endless off-piste, two snow playgrounds for children. Are you getting teased? Take the A6 motorway and in about an hour and a half you will arrive at your destination.
Pila: 1h 25 min
Pila is the most convenient ski resort in Aosta Valley because the route by car is all along the A5 motorway until you reach Aosta. From the city you can take the modern cable car that takes you up to the slopes in just 18 minutes. The travel time by car, an hour and a half from Turin, also makes it an ideal destination for those who leave for a day on the snow at the weekend or during the week! Are you ready to fully enjoy the 70 km of slopes that Pila offers you?
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Champoluc: 1h 40 min
If two hours by car is too long, you can choose the beautiful Champoluc for your day in the snow. Located within the giant Monterosa Ski area is a perfect destination for those leaving from Turin: taking the A5 motorway you will be on the slopes in just over an hour and a half. The strong point of this mountain resort is the skiable area: always under the watchful eye of Monte Rosa, you can cover all the slopes as far as Alagna and Gressoney, districts with which Champoluc is connected.
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You’re already imagining yourself on skis, aren’t you?
Get your equipment ready, book your ski pass and get in the car then!