School Ski Trips to Sestrière, Milky Way

School Ski Trips to Sestrière, Milky Way

Booking a school trip to Sestrière is a popular choice, as it offers 146 skiable pistes across 5 different mountains. Sestrière lies in the middle of the Milky Way Ski Circuit and is renowned for being one of the most snowsure ski areas, with 60% of slopes covered with snowmaking to aid natural snowfall.  

A fantastic beginner zone is located at the edge of the village, where there is an opportunity for beginners to progress to blue diamonds. With over 400 km of terrain, this resort offers a challenge for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. This resort also offers spectacular views of the 5 neighbouring mountains.

Sestrière has also gained international recognition for hosting a number of World Cup events including the 2006 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. With its magnificent scenery, a vast array of pisted runs and high altitude skiing this resort will not disappoint.

Booking a school ski trip to Sestrière

Sestrière has an altitude of 2000m with lots of North-West facing slopes, which means excellent snowfall. Booking a school ski trip to Sestrière is great because :

  • 400km of groomed runs
  • 146 skiable pistes
  • 5 mountains to explore
  • Excellent facilities for beginners with progression to blue runs
  • 24% blue, 55% red and 21% black pistes
  • Steep challenging slopes for intermediates
  • Most snowsure part of the Milky Way
  • Former Olympic racetracks to explore

 

Your Sestrière Ski Itinerary

Trip duration can be tweaked based on your requirements. 

Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Day 2 Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep
Day 3 Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons. Ski lessons Evening activity
Days 4-7 Ski lessons Ski lessons Evening activity
Day 8 Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons. Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change. Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Day 9 Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Days 4-7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
Morning Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Ski lessons
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change.
Evening Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Morning Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
Afternoon
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • Executive coach transport from & to school & throughout your trip
  • Channel crossing
  • 6 nights' full board accommodation including evening meal on last day 
  • 6-day ski equipment hire including helmets
  • 6-day lift pass
  • Ski school lessons 4hrs instruction per day for 6 days, 1 to 12 ratio
  • Services of a dedicated NST Ski Rep 
  • 'In-house’ evening entertainment programme
  • Après ski pre-booking service
  • Snow guarantee 
  • 1 in 8 free place ratio 
  • Group travel winter sports insurance

Dedicated NST Sestrière Ski Rep

Your Ski Rep will support you throughout your stay, they’ll assist and support you in the running of your ski programme. 

  • Liaise with ski school & your hotel
  • Assist with collection of lift passes
  • Assist with organisation of ski fit
  • Deliver a free in-house evening entertainment programme
  • Co-ordinate local après-ski activities
  • Undertake health & safety checks & arrange a fire drill

Sestrière resort facts

  • Inclusive lift pass: 6 day pass
  • Lifts to: 2823 metres
  • Total number of lifts: 94
  • Marked pistes: 400km
  • Longest run: 5km
  • Ski bus included: Yes
  • Lift pass photo required: No
  • Snow cannon coverage: Yes

Sestrière ski runs & piste map

  • Blue Runs: 42
  • Red Runs: 102
  • Black Runs: 21

All abilities will find terrain to satisfy them in the Milky Way. Steep pistes are available across the five mountains for the more advanced skier and there is an endless amount of scope for the intermediates and beginners, offering challenges for all.

Download piste map


Après-ski activities

  • Swimming: Bardonecchia / Sestrière / Briancon
  • Ice skating: Claviere / Cesana / Bardonecchia
  • Shop/Cafés: Sansicario and Cesana
  • Pizza night: Cesana

We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels in this resort.


Sample accommodation option for Sestrière

Hotel Duchi d’Aosta
Located in the middle of the Milky Way close to local amenities, this quirky hotel offers stunning panoramic views of Sestrière and the surrounding mountains.

  • Premium
  • Within walking distance of slopes

This is only a sample of our entire range, so for expert advice on accommodation to suit your group’s specific needs, speak to one of our Educational Travel Advisors.

 


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1967