Skiing near Turin: the 10 recommended ski resorts

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What are the best resorts to ski near Turin? How far away are they? Here are the 10 recommended ski resorts.
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Hello fellow skiers and snow enthusiasts! Do you want to have fun on the snowy slopes and enjoy some healthy relax in the mountains? Are you curious to know which are the best ski resorts for skiing near Turin, where you can spend a weekend, a few days or a week of pure fun in the snow? Then you are in the right place.

But don’t expect a boring and impersonal list: here you will find the best advice from us at Snowit, ski enthusiasts, ready to share our experiences with you and guide you in choosing the perfect destination.

So, get ready to put on your skis, grab your snowboard and launch yourself towards the peaks of the Piedmont Alps, because the snow is waiting for you and we look forward to accompanying you on this adventure.

In our opinion, the 10 best ski resorts for skiing near Turin are:

1. Bardonecchia – distance from Turin: 1h 15 mins

Bardonecchia is a ski resort located in the province of Turin, in the heart of the Italian Alps. Known for its well-maintained slopes and wide range of winter activities, Bardonecchia is an ideal destination for snow sports enthusiasts.

There are more than 100 km of ski slopes in the ski area, plus 17 km of cross-country skiing trails, 10 km of snowshoeing trails, a snow park and a boardercross.

Thanks to its strategic location, Bardonecchia is therefore easily accessible from Turin, only about 1h 15 min by car, and from neighbouring towns, making it a perfect destination for a day or weekend in the snow.

In addition, there are many things to do in Bardonecchia, such as an après ski directly on the slopes at Haralds to end your day of skiing in the best possible way.

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2. Pila – distance from Turin: 1h 20 mins

Located about 20 kilometres from Aosta, Pila is one of the most renowned ski resorts in the Aosta Valley. Thanks to its elevated position, it offers a spectacular view of the surrounding mountain peaks, including Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn and Gran Paradiso.

Pila’s ski slopes extend over an area of more than 70 kilometres, with a wide range of difficulties suitable for beginners and professionals alike, from an altitude of 1540 to 2740 metres.

Moreover, the things to do in Pila are numerous, not to mention that the resort also offers a wide variety of services, including restaurants and bars, but above all, ski schools and equipment rental facilities, making it an ideal destination for anyone wishing to spend a skiing holiday near Turin.

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3. Vialattea Ski Area – distance from Turin: 1h 30 mins

The Vialattea ski resort, located in the Western Alps, is one of the largest and most renowned ski areas in Europe. With more than 400 km of slopes, it can offer a wide range of ski slopes for every skill level.

The district, which includes the resorts of Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx, Sansicario, Claviere, Cesana and Montgenèvre, was the site of the 2006 Winter Olympics and has a great tradition of offering high quality services, such as accommodation, catering and recreational activities.

Thanks to its strategic location, the resort is an ideal destination for skiing near Turin, making it perfect for ski enthusiasts and those who want to enjoy a skiing holiday.

But let’s look specifically at the ski locations in the Vialattea resort:

3.1 Sauze D’Oulx

Sauze d’Oulx is a renowned ski resort located in Val di Susa in the Piedmont region, about 1h 20 min drive from Turin.

Known as the ‘Queen of the Alps‘, Sauze d’Oulx is an enchanting place from a landscape point of view, with its picturesque wooden chalets, breathtaking views and warm, welcoming mountain atmosphere.

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3.2 Sansicario

San Sicario is a renowned ski resort located in the Italian Alps, a few kilometres from the French border and about 1h 25 min by car from Turin.

San Sicario is a small mountain village created from ancient huts dating back to the 16th century, set on a small plateau on the slopes of Mount Fraiteve.

More specifically, San Sicario Alto is located on a natural terrace in the upper Susa Valley and enjoys a pleasant panorama of the Montgenèvre Pass, the Monti della Luna and Mount Chaberton.

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3.3 Montgenèvre

Located in the far south-east of France, Montgenevre is a renowned ski resort that attracts visitors from all over Europe.

With its perfectly groomed slopes and breathtaking panoramic views of the Alps, Montgenevre is an ideal destination for skiers and nature lovers.

Being located a few kilometres from the city of Turin, about 1h 25 min, this ski resort is easily accessible for those seeking a weekend of fun in the snow or a longer holiday.

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3.4 Sestriere

Sestriere is a renowned ski resort located in the Piedmont Alps, a few kilometres from Turin. Founded in 1934, it was the first Italian ski resort to host the 2006 Winter Olympics, consolidating its international reputation.

Surrounded by peaks exceeding 3,000 metres, Sestriere offers a wide choice of ski slopes for all levels, as well as excellent tourist facilities.

Sestriere has become a popular destination for both ski enthusiasts and families looking for a holiday of sport and relax.

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3.5 Claviere

Claviere is a ski resort in Piedmont, located at the point where the Italian and French parts of the Vialattea meet.

This resort is known for its scenic beauty, thanks to the enchanting panorama of pristine snow at the foot of the imposing Mount Chaberton, which, at 3131 metres, dominates the valley.

In addition, Claviere offers a wide choice of trails for alpine skiing and snowboarding, but also for cross-country skiing enthusiasts, with several marked trails available.

The Vialattea is a truly unique and special ski area that, whether you have been a winter sports enthusiast for some time or are a novice, allows you to enjoy a truly unforgettable snow experience.

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4. Prato Nevoso – distance from Turin: 1h 35 mins

Situated in the Maritime Alps, in the province of Cuneo, a few kilometres from the French border and about 100 km from Turin, Prato Nevoso is a renowned ski resort in Piedmont.

Characterised by an altitude ranging from 1480 to 2015 metres, the ski resort is an integral part of the Mondolè Ski area together with Artesina and Frabosa Soprana.

This destination is certainly ideal for those who want to ski near Turin, thanks to the short distance from the city, about 1h 35 min.

To make sure you don’t take time away from your skiing day, arrive ready at the ski resort by first booking your ski and snowboard rent for Prato Nevoso with Snowit.

5. Limone Piemonte – distance from Turin: 1h 35 mins

Also located in the Maritime Alps, Limone Piemonte is a tourist resort renowned for its natural beauty and the leisure opportunities it offers all year round.

In winter, Limone is an ideal destination for skiers, thanks to its well-maintained slopes, which extend over 80 km, and the presence of modern ski lifts.

Moreover, Limone Piemonte is located a few kilometres from Turin, about 1h 35 min by car, making it an ideal destination for those who want a holiday that combines sport, relax and culture.

Would you like to go to this resort to learn to ski or to perfect your technique? Book your lesson now at a ski and snowboard school in Limone Piemonte.

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6. Monterosa Ski (Alagna, Gressoney, Champoluc) – distance from Turin: 1h 40 mins

Monterosa Ski is a ski area located in the heart of the Alps that boasts no less than 180 km of ski slopes spread over three beautiful valleys: Alagna, Gressoney La Trinité and Champoluc. This means that skiers can enjoy eight hours of continuous skiing without ever having to repeat the same slope.

Moreover, thanks to its strategic location, reachable in about 1h 40 min by car from Turin, this ski resort is a perfect destination for skiing near Turin.

The three valleys are perfectly connected, which means that skiers can cross all of them without ever having to take their skis off their feet and can even reach an altitude of almost 3,000 metres.

In addition to the wonderful panoramic views, the ski resort is also an ideal place for young people looking for a fun après ski after a day on the slopes.

Monterosa Ski is definitely a unique place to visit, also because the things to do in Champoluc and the things to do in Gressoney are fun and very numerous.

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7. Valtournenche – distance from Turin: 1h 40 mins

Located in the valley of the Matterhorn, at the foot of Monte Rosa, Valtournenche is a renowned ski resort in the north-west of Italy, about 1h 40 min from the city of Turin.

The ski area of this resort is part of the Cervino Ski Paradise and therefore also includes Breuil-Cervinia and Zermatt and stretches for 360 km of ski slopes along three valleys in two countries, Italy and Switzerland, reaching an altitude of 3883 metres.

With its perfectly groomed slopes, natural beauty and welcoming atmosphere, Valtournenche has become an ideal destination for lovers of skiing, snowboarding and winter activities in general.

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8. Cervinia – distance from Turin: 1h 50 mins

Located in the heart of the Italian Alps, Cervinia is a world-famous Aosta Valley ski resort that attracts ski and snowboard enthusiasts from all over the world.

Situated at the foot of the Matterhorn, the ski area includes the Valtournenche valley and is connected on skis to the Zermatt ski resort.

The resort offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains, a wide range of slopes for all skill levels, and a complete winter holiday experience with a range of restaurants, apres-ski activities and hotels in Cervinia.

Therefore, Cervinia is also certainly a good choice for those who want to ski near Turin, being about 120 kilometres away from the city. Moreover, there are plenty of things to do in Cervinia, so there is no lack of fun in this ski resort.

So, what are you waiting for? Buy your skipass for Cervinia.

9. La Thuile – distance from Turin: 1h 55 mins

La Thuile is a picturesque ski resort located in the Italian Alps, just under 2 hours from the city, making it an ideal destination for skiing near Turin.

La Thuile ski resort stretches between 1,440 and 2,700 metres and offers abundant snowfall, with a wide choice of ski slopes, from the easiest to the most challenging, set in a spectacular natural environment with views of Mont Blanc.

Speaking of slopes, did you know that La Thuile has one of the most difficult slopes in Italy? It’s called Franco Berthod, women’s World Cup downhill slope that covers 800 metres difference in altitude, with a 73% gradient. If you are an experienced skier, don’t hesitate to try it.

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10. Torgnon – distance from Turin: 2h

Torgnon is a picturesque mountain resort located in the Aosta Valley region of Italy, about 100 kilometres north-west of Turin.

Located at an altitude of 1,500 metres in the Valtournenche valley and best known for its beautiful ski slopes, Torgnon is an ideal destination for winter sports enthusiasts looking for an authentic and relaxing skiing experience near Turin.

Although this resort is not ski-connected to the ski resorts of Cervinia and Valtournenche, it is nevertheless part of the larger Cervino Ski Paradise area, so the scenery is simply spectacular.

In fact, the skiable area overlooks the Cervino Valley and offers some of the most scenic slopes in the entire Aosta Valley. Don’t miss out, buy your skipass for Torgnon and go skiing in this beautiful ski resort.

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