Gressoney Ski Resort Guide & Piste Map
Gressoney Resort Description
Resort Height1,637m (5,370ft)
Transfer timeTurin 1 hr 45 mins
Glacier High Altitude Guaranteed Snowhigh altitude skiing
Gressoney is right in the middle of one of the most modern and vast ski areas in the world, the Monterosa Ski... with its 200 km ski-slopes and the more up-dated ski-lifts, chair-lifts and cable-railways, and it is definitely the Italian land for the off-piste skiing.
In Gressoney theres plenty of choice of accomodation, and your holiday, long or short, will be characterised by sport, entertainment, culture and the rediscovery of the ancient Walser traditions.
To the west of the Monte Rosa, Europe's second highest mountain, lies the Gressoney Valley, part of the Monte Rosa ski area of over 150kms of piste covering three valleys. Its Alpine location means Gressoney is one of the most scenic resorts in the Aosta Valley with views of Mont Blanc, the Monte Rosa glacier, the Matterhorn and the Gran Paradiso. The Gressoney valley has several ski areas: Weissmatten, St. Jean, La Trinité and Stafal.
Nightlife Informal and relaxed, Gressoney's night life revolves around the local bars and cafés · Castore Lounge is popular for après ski, with daily happy hour and FREE snacks · Bar Favre is a popular bar with Sky TV and pool table · In La Trinité the Hirsch Stube is best for draught beer and the Ejelbode for scrumptious home made apple cake
.Activities· Natural ice rink (St. Jean) · Cross-country skiing · Snowshoe walking · Heli-skiing · A night in a mountain refuge with dinner, bed and breakfast for approx. 40
Gressoney offers good restaurants serving typical local specialities. 3-course meals from 21, pizza and pasta dishes 8 · At La Trinité the Pulce Bar or the Ejelbode for fantastic sandwiches, at Stafal the Capanna Carla or the Kramenthal serve local dishes
.Other amenities· Sports shop · Local handicraft shops
Both in winter and in summer youll be offered various sports facilities: climbing up to the top of Monte Rosa, golf, tennis, horse-riding, rafting, kayak, paragliding, mountain bike, atv/quad on ice or dirt road, ice-skating, off-piste skiing, cross-country skiing, snow shoes...
At night the various bars and nightclubs are filled with young people and animated by shows, music and dance... everything is meant to enliven your evenings with always new amusement opportunities, to keep good company and meet new friends.