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Valtournenche Ski Resort Guide

Valtournenche, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length60km37 miles
Highest Lift3,090m10,138ft
Resort Height1,520m4,987ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Milan Malpensa
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The Italian ski resort of Valtournenche is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,520m4,987ft, with 60km37 miles of marked runs.


Valtournenche has direct access to 60km37 miles of downhill skiing, with 13 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,520m4,987ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,090m10,138ft, 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.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Valtournenche is 15km9 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Gran Pista di Valtournenche', which is 15km9 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Valtournenche?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 17 February.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Valtournenche

Ski Area Stats

Valtournenche Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
119km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
4198km61 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2041km25 miles
Total Length
60km37 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
13km8 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Valtournenche Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,090m10,138ft
Lowest Piste1,610m5,282ft
Resort Altitude (Valtournenche)1,520m4,987ft
Max Vertical1,570m5,151ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Valtournenche
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Valtournenche

Ski Hire Shops in Valtournenche.

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Location and Map

Where is Valtournenche?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Valtournenche is Turin Caselle, 82 minutes drive away.

Milan Malpensa, Sion, Milan Linate, Geneva, Turin Cuneo, Bergamo, Genoa, Annecy and Lugano airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 8,744 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 16km10 miles of ski runs, with 40 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Valtournenche open?

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

Usual opening is mid October (Normally open weekends only in October), and usual closing is Early April.

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

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