Italy's oldest resort has a border post at one end of the village and is a ten minute walk from Montgènevre, France. The resort is very relaxed, with friendly and hospitable residents and some lovely hotel bars. It is on the long and interesting Milky Way circuit.
Snowboarding is a popular on the Via Lattea where fast new chairlifts have made moving around much easier. Sestriere has hosted Snowboard World Cups and Sauze d'Oulx has the party atmosphere.