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Resort guide to Claviere - Italy

Cheap and cheerful traditional ski village suitable for beginners and intermediates

Claviere resort guide - a general overview

Claviere is a small, traditional village, on the border between Italy and France. In fact the main route between Turin and Briancon goes through Claviere and then into France and the resort of Montgenevre. The slopes of Montgenevre are just as easily reached as those of the Italian side and the large Milky Way. However, the lift pass is not shared so you have to buy a day pass to ski on the French side. Ski holidays in Claviere can be described as cheap and cheerful, best suited to those who are on a budget and are beginners or low intermediates.

Airports

TURIN
(1hr 30mins)
GRENOBLE
(3 hours)

Resort stats

400km

1,760m - 2,680m

Level of skiing

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Snow sure
Off-piste
Ski area

Qualities

Charm factor
Non-skiers
Nightlife
Resort layout
Fine dinning
Short transfer
Resort value

Pros

  • A relatively cheap ski holiday
  • Good snow reliability
  • Small and friendly resort
  • Acces to the large Milky Way ski Circuit and Montgenevre in France
  • Beginners and low intermediates

Cons

  • Little to do if not skiing
  • Limited apres ski options

Claviere Resort Restaurants

Claviere is one of those resorts lucky enough to be located on the boarder of two countries famous for their tasty cuisine. The restaurants in Claviere are a fusion of beautiful Italian tastes mixed with the class of famous French dishes. The beef Carpaccio at The Kilt restaurant gets fabulous reviews, described as "melt in your mouth". The Kilt is a family run traditional restaurant which has a lovely cosy mountain "Alpine" atmosphere and the owners Roberto and his wife are keen to explain the dishes and their origins to you.

Claviere Mountain Restaurants

Being nicely located right on the border of France and Italy this charming resort is lucky enough to have restaurants offering a fusion of two of the most famous culinary nations in Europe. Although there is not as many restaurants located here as other parts of the Milky Way, there is still a fair few very good Italian eateries dotted around. The Ski Lodge on the nursery slopes is a good place to try, offering tasty Italian cuisine and it also serves a beautiful glass of Vino Caldo. Chalet Mon Soleil located at the start of the number 93 run serves flavoursome Italian delicacies and the views here are stunning.

Claviere Resort Map

Key
  • Funicular 3545022401d4cbcd363e07397500eb11e3c0a8b9938ecfc1bd44a5c240306315 Funicular
  • Cable car 262438c5626f68940e156df868b18890cdda3d131cdffa026f19e15448a2f3ea Cable Car
  • Gondola 08fc130c360bf663b5723567aab3384edc88bcec2e297e955865a20bc8050cb2 Gondola
  • Chair lift 207bbb7ef0c7c3f5458d8e1b5bb1a59b179909dbc96c70cbc66d08927a59c61f Chair lift
  • Drag lift 9649c8f20eb92153651608a16dced21b25b21acd3ad6ca90cea261c90ea44648 Drag lift
  • Map marker 453dea188bab96b378528958d3eb238715efc6522f6222fc7af2c570aa899787 Property
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