Friendly, quiet historical town with a relatively large ski area and easy access to nearby resorts.
Bardonecchia is a mountain resort in Piemonte, in the heart of the upper part of Val di Susa (just 90 Km from Turin with its international railway station and the line from Turin to Modane). It is easy to reach and is a resort which combines the charm of a small mountain village with the modern face of a city. In 2006 it hosted the Snowboard competitions of the Winter Olympics. The resort is geared up for tourists of all types with local restaurants, wine bars, pubs, pizzeria, discos, bars, a cinema and numerous sporting activities. There are also amusement arcades, music events, theatre and many other cultural and sporting events.
The Italian resort of Bardonecchia offers mainly intermediate skiing on its 140km of slopes. There are three main ski areas, two of which are lift-linked, and the runs are mainly wide open with great views, with a top elevation of 2,750m. Located on the French border, skiers in Bardonecchia also have the option of heading to both the ski areas of the Trois Vallees and the MIlky Way.
Total ski area - 140km
Number of runs - 52
Longest run - 6km
Resort altitude - 1,312m
Highest altitude - 2,750m
Beginners skiers - Good - 40% of total runs
Intermediate skiers - Very Good -50% of total runs
Advanced skiers- Fair - 10% of total runs
Snowboarders - Very Good - Snowpark
Total lifts - 23
Gondola - 1
Chairlifts - 8
Drag lifts - 12
Others - 2
Total uphill capacity - 30,000 skiers per hour
Snow Boarding in the ski resort of Bardonecchia: Since the 2006 winter games when Bardonecchia hosted the snowboarding events it's been a popular destination for free riders. The Fiat Freestyle park is regarded as being one of Italy's best. Best suited to snowboarders who don't mind drag lifts, there are a few! Bardonecchia is a great place to learn the basics of snowboarding
Activities off the slopes in the ski resort of Bardonecchia: For non skiers it's possible to visit Turin by train. There is a pool, cinema and indoor tennis available.
There's something for everyone and the fact that it's a real mountain town makes it a perfect destination for a fun and relaxing family vacation filled with sports, nature and good food.View properties in Bardonecchia
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