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Sestriere

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Sestriere review: 37 facts and highlights

Sestriere
53
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Sestriere

How does Sestriere compare to the average?

  • Restaurants
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    49vs30.51
  • Mountain height
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    1466metersvs1140.23meters
  • Distance from airport
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    90kmvs107.39km
  • Longest run
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    7kmvs6.68km
  • Snowfall december
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    47.6inchesvs40.47inches
  • Opening hours
    ?

    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    2840metersvs2585.7meters
  • Ski pass daily
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    36$vs61.36$

General info

1.mountain height

1466meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

90km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

2840meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Sestriere
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

17

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

20

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
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In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
4.trails (difficult)

5

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
5.longest run

7km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

49

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of cinemas

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
5.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has ice climbing areas
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Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

24

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of kindergartens

2

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
3.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

47.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

55.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall february

47.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall january

48.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
5.snowfall april

23.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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