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Sansicario Ski Resort Guide

Sansicario, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,823m
Resort Height1,700m
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Turin Cuneo
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The Italian ski resort of Sansicario is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,700m.


Sansicario is part of the Milky Way ski area with access to 933km of downhill skiing, with 598 marked pistes, served by a total of 175 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Sansicario itself (39 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Milky Way ski resorts of Clavière, Sauze d'Oulx, Sestrière and Montgenèvre.

The ski resort itself is at 1,700m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,823m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Sansicario offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Sansicario.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Sansicario is 8km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sansicario?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 30 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Sansicario

Ski Area Stats

Sansicario Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

The Milky Way Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sansicario Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,823m
Lowest Piste1,700m
Resort Altitude (Sansicario)1,700m
Max Vertical1,123m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sansicario
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Sansicario?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Cesana Torinese, Turin.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sansicario is Turin Caselle, 100 minutes drive away.

Turin Cuneo, Chambery, Annecy, Genoa, Milan Linate, Geneva, Lyon Bron, Grenoble and Lyon St-Exupéry airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 40km of ski runs, with 950 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sansicario open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Sansicario Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Sansicario, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Sansicario Tourist Office for the latest.

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