100 km of ski slopes. 23 ski lifts

5 black; 18 red; 16 blue. 50% of the runs have snowmaking capabilities
Snow park, Snow tubing, Cross-country skiing, Snowshoeing
Ski and snowboarding schools, Coordinated first aid services, Bars, restaurants, cafeterias in the ski areas
Ski, snowboarding and accessories rentals

The site for all the snowboarding competitions at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games, Bardonecchia has become a point of reference for snowboarding on a global scale, thanks to an avant-garde snow park and numerous runs that are ideal for snowboarding.

Snowboarding fans can find descents and structures in Bardonecchia of all types and at all levels, appropriate for those trying snowboarding for the first time as well as those who are at an advanced level. Moreover, international champions, national instructors, trainers and experts are part of the staff of the Ski School and are available to those who are interested in snowboarding or in perfecting their technique and style.

The Colomion area is mainly a wooded ski environment. The Jafferau one is predominantly a high-altitude ski area (the highest point reaches 2,807 metres) and offers a breathtaking landscape.

Ski lifts

The ski area of Bardonecchia is made up of the following areas, each of which has different but complementary characteristics.

The Colomion-Les Arnauds and Melezet ski areas have wide well-marked ski runs mainly in the woods, where a dense and creative web of routes which depart from the centre of the town – at Campo Smith, at just over 1,330 metres above sea level – reaching the vast treeless plateau of Vallon Cros at 2,400 metres.

Just 5 minutes from the town centre, thanks to the free shuttle buses, you can reach the Jafferau ski area which reaches a maximum altitude of 2,800 metres. Here you can mainly ski without woods in a high-altitude environment, with an incomparable vista of the surrounding mountains.

The area consists of:

  • 23 ski lifts able to transport 30,000 people/hour
  • 100 km of runs of which 5 are black, 18 red and 16 blue
  • 50% of the runs have snowmaking capabilities
  • Snow park
  • Indicated snowshoeing routes
  • Ski and snowboarding schools
  • Coordinated first aid services
  • Bars, restaurants, cafeterias in the ski areas
  • Ski, snowboarding and accessories rentals

For more information:
P.zza Europa, 15 – 10052 BARDONECCHIA
Tel. 0122.99137 – fax 0122.902266

A unique and untainted landscape

Comune di bardonecchia - Ufficio del Turismo



Ufficio del Turismo

Piazza de Gasperi, 1 - Bardonecchia
+39 0122 99032



    By car

    Take the Torino-Frejus A32 toll highway or follow Susa Valley’s SS24, SS 25and SS 335 state highways.

    By train

    Take the international Milan-Paris train; Bardonecchia is the final Italian station at the opening of the Frejus tunnel, or the Torino-Bardonecchia-Modane train. - Tel. 892021

    By air

    The nearest international airport is Turin’s Caselle Airport (95 km), but Milano Linate, Malpensa, Chambery, Lyon and Geneva airports are fairly close alternatives.