The municipality of Sestriere is located 2035 metres above sea level, in the mountain pass of the same name between the Chisone and Susa valleys, just a few kilometres from the French border.
Sestriere consists of four villages: Sestriere Colle, Sestriere Borgata, Champlas du Col and Champlas Janvier.
Sestriere is a well-established international tourist resort and has been chosen to host a number of major sports events, including the World Cup Skiing competitions in 1997 and the 2006 Olympic Winter Games.
Sestriere is just over an hour away from Turin Caselle international airport. There is a regular shuttle service between Turin Caselle airport and the Porta Nuova train station (buses run every half hour between 6.30 am and 11.30 pm).
Milan's two airports, Malpensa and Linate, are about 140 km from Turin..
The international railway linking Rome and Paris runs through the Susa valley.
Trains run frequently and all stop at Oulx station. A regular train service also operates between Turin and Pinerolo.
A public bus service operates between Oulx and Sestriere and between Turin and Sestriere via Pinerolo.
The A32 motorway runs from Turin to Bardonecchia (95 km). Sestriere is 22 km from the Oulx exit. Alternatively, you can take the SS23 main road from Turin, via Pinerolo.