Ski Club Holiday to Sestriere, Italy

Sunday 21st January 2018 for 7 nights

Tour Operator: Crystal

Resort information from the Crystal web site:

Sestriere is renowned for its great conditions: it's high up, faces north-west and has extensive snow-making equipment. There are lots of open runs on the local slopes, plus some off-piste among a handful of tree-lined slopes. Head out to the Milky Way ski area and you’ll get 400km of piste that’ll take you to Sauze d’Oulx, Claviere and to Mongenèvre in France. Sestriere village is quieter than neighbouring Sauze d’Oulx, but there’s still a good choice of bars if you fancy a few drinks after a day on the mountain.

The village was the first purpose-built resort in the Italian Alps, improved in 2006 by the Winter Olympics being held there. For something special off the slopes, try your skating skills on the open-air ice rink with views of the mountains.

Accommodation: Hotel du Col, Sestriere, Italy. 60 places booked.

  • Ski-out hotel, 1 minute from the lifts.
  • In the village centre, close to ski rental and ski school.
  • Refurbished rooms for winter 16/17 - new, modern style.
  • Friendly Italian hospitality, ideal for families and groups.
  • Bar/pub with giant flatscreen TV and pool table.
  • Free unlimited wine or soft drinks with evening meals plus daily afternoon tea or coffee.

Meals: Buffet breakfast. 4-course buffet evening meals with wine, water and soft drinks included. Afternoon tea and coffee (4.30-5.30pm).

Flight times (provisional): Thomson Airways. TOM2702 depart Manchester T1 06:45, arrive Turin 10:00. TOM2703 depart Turin 11:10, arrive Manchester T1 12:30. Transfer time around 2 hours.

Cost: £701 per person sharing a twin room. Ski Carriage is £40 extra (one pair of skis or one board only) or £60 for a double ski bag.

Lift passes: Covers all lifts in the Italian Milky Way area of Claviere, Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx and Sansicario plus 1 day skiing in Montgenèvre. We will endeavour to get the best prices for passes nearer the time of the holiday. As a guide 2017 prices are: Adult €196 and senior €126 (born 1941 or earlier). Qualifying dates will increment for 2018.

The price includes airport taxes and Manchester flight supplement but not insurance.

Insurance: You must arrange your own insurance and the name of the insurer is required when booking. Co-op travel through whom the booking has been made can provide individual quotes. Contacts: or 08443 357430.

To reserve a place send a deposit of £175 per person along with a completed application form to David Shepherd. If you wish to pay by bank transfer a completed application form is still required. Account details are available from David Shepherd or Janet Winstanley. Transfers must be made to the SCoM holiday account (ending 244).

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