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The Milky Way

The Milky Way Ski Resort Guide

The Milky Way, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

The Milky Way Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Highest Lift2,840m9,318ft
Lowest Lift1,350m4,429ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Chambery
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The Milky Way

The French village of The Milky Way is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,350m4,429ft.

The Milky Way Summary

The The Milky Way Ski Area includes 5 French Ski Resorts with a combined total of 933km580 miles of downhill skiing, with 598 marked pistes, served by a total of 175 ski lifts. appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Montgenèvre, Clavière, Sansicario, Sauze d'Oulx and Sestrière.

With ski lifts as high as 2,840m9,318ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing in The Milky Way

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

Snowboarding in The Milky Way

The Milky Way offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks.

The Milky Way Snow Forecast

When will it snow in The Milky Way?

The next notable snow forecast for The Milky Way is 2cm1in, expected on 25 September, with around 3cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for The Milky Way

Ski Area Stats

The Milky Way Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for The Milky Way
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
933km580 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

The Milky Way Altitudes

The Milky Way Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for The Milky Way
Highest Lift2,840m9,318ft
Lowest Piste1,350m4,429ft

The Milky Way Rated

Ratings for The Milky Way
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is The Milky Way?

The Milky Way is in the French Alps in Cesana Torinese, Turin, France.

Map of The Milky Way

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How to get to The Milky Way

How To Get To The Milky Way by air

The nearest airports to The Milky Way are Turin Caselle, Chambery and Grenoble. There are 13 airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are 175 ski lifts in The Milky Way.

The Milky Way Season Dates

When is The Milky Way open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for The Milky Way.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in The Milky Way.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in The Milky Way, 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 Tourist Office Website for the latest.

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