Those looking at a ski holiday in Claviere will get a lovely little Italian ski village that sits right on the French border and has a lovely mix of Italian and French influences. It is a great resort for a family ski holiday or for those looking for a laid back week of quality skiing and touches quality dining. The local slopes are most suited to intermediates and beginners but advanced skiers are well catered for with the option to ski the full 400km of piste on the Italian and French side of the Milky Way.
There are a couple of options for lift passes in Claviere which is ideal for skiers of different abilities. The local slopes and the local lift pass covers just the slopes in and around Claviere and Cesana as well as a days skiing in the rest of the Italian Milky Way over towards Sauze d'Oulx and Sestriere. You can also get an extended lift pass that covers both Claviere and Cesana (in Italy) and the neighboring resort of Montgenevre (in France). This lift pass also gives you a day skiing in the extended Italian Milky Way.
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The nursery slopes are easy to access from the village center and the piste is rarely overly busy making Claviere in great resort for beginners skiers. Beginners will only need to purchase a local area lift pass as there is plenty of skiing for a week on just the local slopes of Claviere and Cesana.
Intermediates will absolutely love skiing in Claviere. The majority of the pistes are blue and red, and the red runs that are on offer are not too challenging. The lift pass that covers the skiing in Claviere, Cesana, and Montgenevre will be plenty to keep even upper intermediates busy for a week but the added bonus of the day skiing on the rest of the Milky Way is a nice little sweetener.
In Claviere and Montgenevre there are a few black runs on which advanced skiers can challenge themselves and there is plenty of off-piste skiing as well. Advanced skiers will definitely want to get the lift pass that covers all of the local slopes as well as those in Montgenevre and you will definitely want to take advantage of the day skiing that is on offer in the rest of the Milky way as well. The full area has 400km of piste and the Olympic downhill run is definitely one to seek out.
Beginner snowboarders in Claviere will enjoy the uncrowded, easy access nursery slopes whilst intermediates and advanced boarders will appreciate the snowpark and boardercross Montgenevre. There are also extra board parks on offer in the extended Italian Milky Way and there is loads of piste piste route available throughout the area.
Lively apres ski and nightlife is non-existent in Claviere but there are a couple of bars to check out if you want a few quiet drinks post skiing. Gallo Cardone is the main place to head if you are looking for a drink and the atmosphere is decent when busy, but it is mainly only busy at weekends.
If the low key apes ski-in Claviere is just too quiet for you then it is advisable to finish your skiing for the day in Montgenevre which has a better selection of bars. Either stop off early and ski back just before last lifts or stop off for a few hours and get a taxi back. It is about 2km from Montgenvre to Claviere so it is best to share the cost with 3 or 4 people if possible.
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