Skiing the Milky Way: A resort for everyone

21st December 2014 | Mariangela Balsama

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The 400km Milky Way ski area straddles Italy and France - ©Sestriere Vialattea

The 400km Milky Way ski area straddles Italy and France
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The 400km Milky Way ski area straddles Italy and France - ©Sestriere Vialattea
Olympic village of Sestriere in Milky Way - ©Vialattea (Facebook)

Olympic village of Sestriere in Milky Way
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Olympic village of Sestriere in Milky Way - ©Vialattea (Facebook)
Looking down over Montgenevre - ©Gaelle Pace / OT Montgenèvre

Looking down over Montgenevre
Copyright: Gaelle Pace / OT Montgenèvre

Looking down over Montgenevre - ©Gaelle Pace / OT Montgenèvre
Lower slopes in Sauze d'Oulx, Milky Way ski area in Italy - ©Vialattea

Lower slopes in Sauze d'Oulx, Milky Way ski area in Italy
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Lower slopes in Sauze d'Oulx, Milky Way ski area in Italy - ©Vialattea
Skiing down to high-altitude Sestriere (2035m) - ©Vialattea (Facebook)

Skiing down to high-altitude Sestriere (2035m)
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Skiing down to high-altitude Sestriere (2035m) - ©Vialattea (Facebook)
Walking to the ski lift at Sansicario - ©Clifton Beard

Walking to the ski lift at Sansicario
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Walking to the ski lift at Sansicario - ©Clifton Beard
Sauze d'Oulx is renowned for its nightlife - ©Robyn Cox

Sauze d'Oulx is renowned for its nightlife
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Sauze d'Oulx is renowned for its nightlife - ©Robyn Cox
Claviere lower slopes and village - ©Clifton Beard

Claviere lower slopes and village
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Claviere lower slopes and village - ©Clifton Beard
Claviere Jan. 16, 2015 - ©Scuola Sci Claviere

Claviere Jan. 16, 2015
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Claviere Jan. 16, 2015 - ©Scuola Sci Claviere
The village of Cesana below the Sansicario ski area.

The village of Cesana below the Sansicario ski area.

The village of Cesana below the Sansicario ski area.
A scenic view of the Olympic Village at Sestriere, Italy.

A scenic view of the Olympic Village at Sestriere, Italy.

A scenic view of the Olympic Village at Sestriere, Italy.
On the mountain in Sauze d'Oulx, Italy - ©Sauze d'Oulx Tourism

On the mountain in Sauze d'Oulx, Italy
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On the mountain in Sauze d'Oulx, Italy - ©Sauze d'Oulx Tourism
Fresh snow in Montgenevre Nov. 29, 2012 - ©Montgenevre

Fresh snow in Montgenevre Nov. 29, 2012
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Fresh snow in Montgenevre Nov. 29, 2012 - ©Montgenevre
Scenic Montgenevre in the Alps

Scenic Montgenevre in the Alps

Scenic Montgenevre in the Alps
Skiers at Sansicario, Italy.

Skiers at Sansicario, Italy.

Skiers at Sansicario, Italy.