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Via Lattea

Piazza Agnelli, 4, 10058 Sestriere TO, Italy

Skiing Spots
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

About Via Lattea

The Via Lattea consists of two parallel valleys just west of Turin that offer top-notch skiing facilities. The valleys hosted many events at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and the facilities and infrastructure remain state of the art.  it comprises the five Piedmontese resorts and additionally the French resort Montgenèvre. Altogether there is more than 400 km (250 miles) of skiable pistes,120 of them with artificial snow, and 70 lifts.



Attractions near Via Lattea

Lago Nero9.18km from Via Lattea

Lago Nero is a beautiful lake in the Province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. At an elevation of 2014 m, its surface area is 0.16 km². It is one of the main water source of this area and also a tourist attraction too.

Fenestrelle16.28km from Via Lattea

The fort of Fenestrelle is Europe’s biggest fortified structure and the largest walled construction after the Great Wall of China. A stone colossus that extends for about five kilometers along the hills of the Val Chisone and covers a height difference of almost 700 meters. Fenestrelle Fortress was intended to serve as an impenetrable barrier for Italy in the eighteenth century.  It is now one of the major attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.

Colle delle Finestre18.07km from Via Lattea

Colle delle Finestre is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.178m (7,145ft) above the sea level, located in the Alps, in the Italian region of Piemonte, Italy, linking Susa Valley and Cisone Valley. It's one of the highest asphalted roads of the Alps. The road is usually open from the first of June till September 30. The maximum grade is 14% and along its 18,6 km, there no less than 55 hairpins.

Col d'Izoard19.06km from Via Lattea

Col d'Izoard is a mountain pass that connects Briançon and the Guil valley in the French Alps. Near the summit, there is a monument remembering the epic battles between Fausto Coppi and Louison Bobet in 1950.

Val Chisone20.14km from Via Lattea

The Val Chisone is one of the Occitan valleys of western Piedmont, situated in the Cottian Alps of north-west Italy. Traditionally, the valley's entrances are considered the towns of Pinerolo and Sestriere. It is bounded by the Val di Susa to the north and east, the Val Sanguine to the north, the Val Pellice to the south, while eastwards is the plain of the Po Valley. The valley is crossed by the torrent from which it takes its name, the Chisone. The valley has a main branch, the Valle Germanasc

Colle Sommeiller20.15km from Via Lattea

The Colle del Sommeiller is an alpine pass of the Cottian Alp, located along the border line between Italy and France, between Punta Sommeiller and Rognosa d'Etiache , connecting the city of Bardonecchia with the municipality of Bramans , in the French department of Savoy. During the short period of practicability of the entire road on the Italian side, the international motorcycle meeting Raid Stella Alpina is organized every year on the second Sunday of July, starting from Bardonecchia and arr

Where is Via Lattea

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Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country. It borders the Liguria region to the south, the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions to the east, and the Aosta Valley region to the northwest; it also borders Switzerland to the northeast and France to the west. It has an area of 25,402 km2 making it the second-largest region of Italy after Sicily and a population of 4,322,805 as of 30 June 2020. The capital of Piedmont is Turin.