Via Lattea star resort, excellent sports facilities and constantly evolving area with the most advanced technology for producing snow. Ski and snowboard enthusiasts know that one of the most demanding and best ski slopes in Europe is in the Italian Alps. Sestriere, located in the Piedmont region, is famous for being the usual venue for World Cup competitions and for having hosted various events at the Turin Winter Olympic Games in 2006. Its 41 tracks for all levels are well distributed and the highest point is Mount Motta rising to 2,823m. The resort is especially recommended for intermediate and advanced skiers, with good options for expert skiers and slopes that adapt to the requirements of the more experienced skier in search of technical gratification and difficult trails. In addition, Sestriere is in the heart of the domain known as Via Lattea, the skiing galaxy, with a ski-area of 400 kilometers and 212 slopes for all levels in the Sauze d'Oulx, Oulx, Sansicario, Cesana, Pragelato, Claviere and the French resort of Montgenèvre. The snowboarders find several snowparks, a boardercross and a halfpipe, while the lovers of cross-country skiing glide along 50 kilometers arranged for this modality. The resort also has a FIS-approved stadium and Audi Ski Kronos, freeride areas, ice rink and offers the possibility of practicing night skiing on its illuminated Olympic track. Via Lattea meets the expectations of all types of skiers and snowboarders for its wide range of activities and for its variety of shops. This area of the Susa Valley is also renowned for its excellent culinary tradition, where the food-lovers can taste specialties like the broths typical of northern Italy. The resort is conveniently located 20km from the French border and 80km from Turin airport.