Sauze d'Oulx (italian: Salice d'Ulzio) is a town and commune in the province of Turin, Piedmont (northern italy) located 80 kilometres from Turin. It was the site of the Freestyle Skiing events of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Together with the villages of Sestriere, Claviere, Cesana Torinese, San Sicario and Mongenèvre, in France, it makes up the Via Lattea (Milky Way) skiing area.
Since the beginning of the 19th century, Sauze d'Oulx has been the exclusive destination for the Turin aristocracy, with its famous winter resort Sportinia and is still a skiing favourite because of its natural location.
Sauze'd'olux is a very livley resort, and is incredibly popular with younger skiers and snowboarders. It features runs for participants of all levels, as well as a great apres-ski, boasting a huge number of bars and restaurants. (...) more…
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