Situated in the north-west of Italy, Turin is located within close reach of ski resorts in Italy, France and Switzerland. Less than three hours from some of the Alps most famed resorts of Courchevel, Verbier, Chamonix and Tignes among many others, Turin is a great place to start your ski holiday.
Why choose Turin?
Turin itself has a rich culture with spectacular architecture and famous sights such as the public squares, gardens and castles all set against the dramatic backdrop of the Alps. If you’re looking to get the Alps, Turin is a perfect gateway to a range of ski resorts in France, Italy and Switzerland.
With the River Po flowing through the city, snowcapped Alps as a backdrop with quaint villas dotted on the hillsides, Turin is a delight for the eyes. In the centre you can see the Baroque architecture is truly magnificent with palaces, musuems and restaurants to keep you busy whilst visiting the city.
The ski region nearby Turin is famed for hosting the 2006 winter Olympics, which means the area has had a lot of investment to boost the popularity of the resorts. Sauze d’Oulux prides itself on its long treelined runs and Sestriere is perfect for beginners.