Right on the French-Italian border, the ski resort of Montgenèvre combines the charm of a traditional mountain village with the prestige of a world class international ski area: Known as the snowiest part of The Milky Way, Montgenèvre has access to over 400km of marked ski runs (The ski area is linked to Sestrières).
The village can be found 1860 metres above sea level and towers up to 2700 m at the top of its slopes. In Montgenèvre you can be sure to be seduced by the quality of the snow, the exceptional views andhigh levels of sunshine. The large area at the bottom of the slopes has a feast of activities and entertainment both day and night, making sure that this is a resort that willappeal to young and old alike. The resort features a fleet of lifts; higher up two telemix (new generation ski lifts - combining lift seats and cabins), treadmills for beginners down at the bottom and an hourly capacity of 35,000 skiers, Montgenèvre does not scrimp on its investments and in turn rewards its visitors with the highest levels of comfort.
Montgenèvre pampers beginners with a new area (50,000 m2) at the bottom of the slopes along with a fun trail along the "Gondrans". For those a little more experienced there is a testing border cross course and a good variety of advanced runs.
For holiday makers who don't ski, whatever they want to do, Montgenèvre has something to occupy them. There is a plethora of unusual activities (aperitif in a Mongolian yurt, introduction to ice climbing, bobsleigh on the Olympic luge in Cesana, freestyle on the BigAirBAG, tobogganing and heli-skiing in Sauze d'Oulx to name but a few) Off the slopes and the atmosphere and après-ski in the town is marvelous, la dolce vita as the Italians say, with the sun shining on Montgenevre a town, it's a great place to explore, alone, as a couple, with family as with friends.