Top 5 things you can’t miss when visiting Sestriere!

Last updated: Jun 5th, 2024

A must-visit Italian resort, Sestriere is simply made for skiers of all levels. Forming part of the Milky Way, this high altitude resort has a multitude of slopes and fantastic après ski options, covering a variety of activities to suit everyone.

Take a look at the top 5 things we recommend when visiting Sestriere with a group!


1. Skiing (obviously)

Skiing is always at the top of the list when visiting this purpose-built resort. Catering for all levels of skiers, this is the perfect destination for mixed ability groups. Boasting a variety of piste trails and experienced ski instructors, there’s not a second you won’t enjoy.

2. Popeye: The best Crêperie in Sestriere



Here’s one for the foodies! Considered to be one of the best crêperies in Sestriere, Popeye’s is most certainly a sweet tooth’s dream. Popular with the locals and school groups, it offers a variety of homemade Italian gelato and crêpes, sweetened (by choice) with a sprinkle of sugar or a dollop of Nutella.


3. Pinky Bar Restaurant & Pizzeria

The perfect pizzeria for a quick bite, Pinky’s will ensure you have a taste of authentic Italian cuisine. Serving up traditional cheesy pizza and doughy goodness, there’s no better place to fill those hungry bellies!


4. Piscina: The Local Swimming Baths

With stunning mountain views and an on-site sauna, Piscina’s indoor and outdoor pools are most definitely a winner with students! A great way to relax after a full day of skiing, this evening activity is a popular choice amongst groups visiting Sestriere.


5. Shopping

Filled with souvenir shops and Italian niceties, the local town is the perfect opportunity to wind down after an active day of skiing. Wander through the scenic town and absorb the Italian culture, or take a pit stop at a local coffee shop and indulge in Italy’s finest hot chocolate (cioccolata calda).

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