Family-friendly atmosphere and a great Olympic snowpark for freestyle lovers. The ski resort of Bardonecchia, located in the Italian Alps, in the Piemonte region, offers 100 kilometers of ski slopes that delight intermediate skiers and snowboarders, as well as families and groups. The resort finds its highest point on the summit of Jafferau, at 2,807m, and offers 47 perfectly groomed slopes that run through the ski areas of Colomion, Melezet and Jafferau. Each area offers new challenges and spaces for different types of skiers, although the domain mainly consists of red and blue runs, with some black runs for the more advanced skiers and several safe and easy off-piste runs. One of the biggest attractions for freestylers is its excellent snow park located in Melezet, for its countless modules, jumps and Olympic 130m half-pipe. Not surprisingly, it was in Bardonecchia where the snowboarding tests were carried out during the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and it was also home to the athletes' Olympic Village. In this part of the Susa valley you can enjoy views of the Franco-Italian Alps and delicious local cuisine with typical Piedmonte dishes in the restaurants located in Campo Smith, at 1,300m. There is a great selection of hotels and services is with good connections to the ski lifts and a free ski bus that links the different sectors. It is a charming village surrounded by mountains that rise to 3,500m. Bardonecchia is not renowned for its night-life, so it is an ideal destination for families to relax in a tranquil environment.