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School Ski Trip to Sansicario


High-altitude resort

Over 400km of piste

Olympic resort

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Book a school ski trip to Sansicario and take to the slopes of an Olympic resort! Part of the epic Milky Way (or Via Lattea in Italian) area, Sansicario offers your group access to 400km of skiing, in both Italy and France. It’s perfectly positioned at the centre of a huge, natural bowl, which offers masses of skiing and good connections to Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx and Claviere. A purpose-built resort, Sansicario’s site was chosen for its snow security and good slopes. A monorail and covered walkways will help you navigate the resort in comfort and the village itself is traffic-free, making it a safe choice for school groups.

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Total Piste

400 km

Top Piste Altitude

2823 m

Transfer time to resort

2 hours from Turin, 14 hours from Calais

Vertical drop

1473 m



No. lifts


Snow making coverage


Snow Park


Skiing Information

When you ski in Sansicario, you’ll enjoy long, scenic motorways and challenging reds that carry you all the way back to the village. And, of course, the very best thing about a school ski holiday to Sansicario is that it gives you access to the Milky Way’s 400km of skiing. You can explore Sauze d’Oulx, with its high bowl and long, sun-drenched intermediate runs. Or Sestriere, with its huge variety of skiing and World Cup pedigree. Every village has its own character and offers slightly different skiing experiences, but what unites them all is the laid-back atmosphere which is so ‘Italian’ – and creates a fantastic atmosphere in which to learn to ski.

The Olympic Centre in Sansicario was very accommodating with all of our requests. It has several meeting rooms that can be booked and a cafe/bar that sells sweets, drinks and crisps. Ski fit is all done on-site and was exceptional. We had 36 students and 6 staff sorted within 40 minutes - amazing service in this area. At half-term we skied to and from the door, as the Olympic Centre is next to the slope. We had an excellent week and are planning on going back again next year.

- Trinity School

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Olympic Centre

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Olympic Centre

We are delighted to be able to offer this great 3* hotel built specifically for the Olympic Games in 2006. The rooms are for 4 - 6 students with staff in twins and triples. All rooms have en suite facilities and have a TV and telephone. The hotel also offers doorstop skiing (snow conditions permitting) with a blue run leading down to the hotel door.

One of the key selling points of this hotel is the in-house ski hire shop allowing personalised fittings and corrections throughout the week. There is also a magic carpet lift and nursery area right outside the hotel, which is ideal for beginners.

Facilities also include a lovely bar area overlooking the slopes, a large dining area (meals are served buffet style), spacious communal areas, games area with table tennis and table football and an in-house disco.

Aprés-Ski at Sansicario

pizza night

Pizza night is often our groups' favourite activity! Cesana Torinese, where this pizzeria is located is approximately 15 minutes' drive from Sansicario.

swimming pool sestriere

Offering breath-taking panoramic views, and heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, this is the perfect way to relax after a day on the slopes!

ice skating +hot chocolate claviere

Ice skate whilst surrounded by the most stunning mountain setting at this fantastic open-air ice rink. Warm yourself up with a delicious hot chocolate to follow! Only at 7 miles from Sansicario and 11 miles from Sestriere!

ice skating sestriere

Natural ice rink offering the possibility to have a go at lite hockey.

snowshoeing sansicario

Growing in popularity, snowshoeing is a fantastic activity for your pupils to have a go at! The walk lasts approximately 2h, and you will walk through the snow with specially-designed snowshoes.

snowtubing at le manavelle snow park

Enjoy an evening of snow tubing at Park Le Manavelle.