Yellow Travel - Valle Maira

Italy

Ski in one of Europe’s secret powder playgrounds, conveniently located but away from it all in the 7 valleys of Occitan!

"Occitan is one of the most exciting ski areas in Europe"

Ever heard of Occitan? If you haven’t you’re in for a treat, and even though you’ll want to brag to all your friends, don’t let this secret out; Occitan is one of the most exciting ski areas in Europe, and yet it’s still an undiscovered paradise.

The region of Occitan includes 7 valleys which run along the border of France and Italy in the Cottian Alps. Near the city of Cuneo you’ll find a road leading into the sparsely populated Valle Maira, your secret skiing destination where the only crowds you will see are a few locals living quietly in their traditional stone houses far from the bustle of the big cities. What this remote location means for you is that you’ll be guaranteed to have the mountains all to yourself, making fresh tracks and enjoying a relaxing yet exhilarating week of skiing.

"A lot of snow awaits skiers and snowboarders"

The terrain in Valle Maira has a little bit of everything and a lot of snow, and even on bad weather days you can enjoy great skiing in the larch forest at 1000 meters. The Yellow Travel – Valle Maira trip is best suited for skiers and snowboarders who are comfortable using switchback technique and crampons to climb hills and all skiers should be confident skiing mountainous terrain.

Ready to discover one of the secret gems in the heart of Europe? Let LUEX help you book a trip to Valle Maira today!

4 reasons to choose Yellow Travel - Valle Maira:

  1. Conveniently located but far from the crowds of most European resorts.
  2. Slow down and enjoy the quiet of a simple mountain village.
  3. Massive variety of terrain so there’s something for everyone!
  4. Reliable snow conditions and forest skiing for poor weather days!
Destination
Continent
  • Western Europe
Hemisphere
  • Northern
Country
  • Italy
Mountain Range
  • Alps
Region
  • None
Ski Resort
  • None
Trip/Accommodation
Category
  • Ski Touring
Accomm. Type
  • Hotel
Suited For
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • Ski Bums
Standard
  • None
Meal Plans
  • Half Board
Room Type
  • Double Bed Room
  • Twin Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • None
Package
Services offered
  • Guiding
  • Ski Rental
  • Snowboard Rental
  • Safety Equipment Rental
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Tree Runs
Average Annual Snowfall
  • 5 meter/year - 10 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Continental
Crowd Factor
  • Low
Explorer Level
  • Medium
PP/Night from US$ 173