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Address: Funivie Piccolo San Barnardo, Italy

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An amazing place jn the summer

La Thuile has to compete against much easier to access resorts in the Alps. They do seem to make the effort though and it's relatively cheap. There's a wide spread of good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
Johnathan B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

La Thuile has to compete against much easier to access resorts in the Alps. They do seem to make the effort though and it's relatively cheap. There's a wide spread of good restaurants and bars. The campsite is decent and the free motor home car park with free electric is next to the river. It has a proper summer season... More 

Thank Johnathan B
Woking, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Terrific little cafe, good food, very good prices and the staff are wonderful. Kids welcome, perfect spot right at foot of the mountains by the ski lift

Thank Dan A
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

It is a very nice little place with a unique level of access to the mountain that you can ski on. Whilst being here I found that renting my skis and storing them for the four days I was there was extremely easy to do (easier than any other pace I have been to in-fact) However its a very calm... More 

1 Thank Jack D
Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

A great place to ski with wonderful views. amazing sunshine both times we've been. Not too busy on the slopes when we went (Easter). Plenty of lifts and lots of places to eat, on and off the mountain.

Thank KandTee
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking to take my non skiing parents and toddler away so that we could enjoy the "on tap babysitting" and get out and enjoy the slopes. Pre child we visited many French resorts such as Val Thoren, Tignes etc where you are really very spoilt for choice of runs etc in comparison to La Thuile.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Stayed here last year feb8 15 and could not complain at all the hotel is the Hotel Planibel absolutely brilliant staff, food, room and ski room charge !!!! Would really consider a return depending on our budgets in 2016 Location is great out the door and the ski lift is there. Mainly Italians but again no issues. loved the wooden... More 

1 Thank naj66
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Wide open runs, gobs of sunshine, calm pistes and barely and lift lines. Really enjoyable. Perfect for kids as the runs on La Combe are ideal for little learners. Blacks to the bottom are great. Black 2 was a real treat. Only ding was the quality of the mountain facilities but one quickly forgets them back on the slopes.

2 Thank Brichford
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Great place to ski for a W/E. We flew to Milan Malpensa, hired a car and drove to the resort late Thursday night (2 1/2 hrs). Great 3 days skiing, skied over to France, lunched on the slopes in La Rosiere and dined out at Pepita Cafe for dinner. Stayed Hotel Miramonta. Picturesque, great w/e skiing, not for party animals... More 

Thank Clevor
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

Viisted February 2015 for a weeks skiing. Great resort. We could ski down from our hotel to the main Planibel cable car and ski back pretty much to our hotel door at the end of the day. The runs are realy well groomed.There are lots for beginners and to keep Intermediate skiers happy. My husband is probably nearer expert but... More 

Thank Maybin56
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Went here for the day as we were disappointed with Courmayeur. All lifts and all pistes were open. This place has great pistes well groomed and pretty empty with absolutely no lift queus. Well impressed, some reviews say its not good for boarders as some runs are flat in places but the pistes are so well groomed you can really... More 

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