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Bardonecchia Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Oulx
  • Resort Altitude (metres): 1310m
  • Ski Season: December - April
  • Mountain Range: Dolomites
  • Number of Lifts: 12
  • Highest Lift (metres): 2750m
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 1312m
  • Number of Slopes: 49
  • Snowboarding: yes
  • Cross Country (km): 10km

Bardonecchia Ski Information

General information

Bardonecchia has a few other attractions worth visiting on the days when you don't feel like skiing. There are a number of beautiful old churches that should be seen when in the region for the first time. Some of the best churches include Church of Sant' Ippolito; Church of Sant' Antonio Abate in Melezet; and Church of San Francesco. Another sight worth visiting is the Tour d'Amont castle, which belonged to the feudal lords of Conca of Bardonecchia. The City Museum is a good place to learn about the history of Bardonecchia.

  • Languages: Croatian Italian French German Serbian
  • Temperatures: 12°C
  • Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
  • Emergency contact numbers: Police: 112
    All Emergencies: 113
    Fire: 115
    Ambulance: 118
  • Population: 3050
  • Religion: 84% Roman Catholic 6% Jewish 5% Muslim 5% Protestant

Apres-ski

Bardonecchia has a few bars, which provide lively party venues, especially over the weekends when the resort gets busy. There are also a large number of restaurants that serve a wide range of traditional and Italian cuisine, as well as some fast food. Other facilities available include a sports centre; a gym; a swimming pool; and an ice rink.

Overview

Bardonechia is situated on the Italian side of the Frejus tunnel that links Italy and France. It is a good place to use as a base for exploring the Trois Vallees and the Milky Way. There are around 140km of pistes, with the majority being best suited for intermediates. The beginners pistes that are foundhere are quite difficult, and not suited for families with young children. Experts have a few decent off-pistes to choose from, but for challenging runs will have to do some travelling. The town itself is quite large and is based around the train station, which has a short transfer to Turin. The resort is very busy over weekends and more quiet during the week. Apres Ski is mixed, quiet during the week and quite lively over the weekends.

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