About Sauze d’Oulx
Sauze d’Oulx is a unique ski resort – small enough to be friendly, with prices that are cheaper than France and Switzerland and with 400 km of skiing with over 72 lifts, the highest being at 2825m. People who ski in Sauze tend to return year after year.
Set at 1509m in the Alps, Sauze is just over an hour from Turin Airport Sauze has a proud heritage that extends to this day – producing world class skiers, snowboarders and Olympians while also being a venue for the 2006 Turin Olympics
Sauze d’Oulx is nicknamed “the balcony of the Alps” due to its stunning position overlooking the high Susa Valley and due to it’s enviable sunshine record.
Sauze has a proud heritage that extends to this day – producing world class skiers, snowboarders and Olympians while also being a venue for the 2006 Turin Olympics and a stage in the Giro d’Italia bike race.
A number of events take place in Sauze throughout the year including international ones like Iron Bike “the hardest bike race in the world”, Superenduro MTB and many ski events to summer kite festivals, music festivals and more. For current events see our news page.
How to pronounce Sauze d’Oulx is a question often asked by English speaking tourists – Souw ze d’ulz (the z isn’t silent). Or try sow-zee doo!
400KM of Piste
Highest lift 2825m
Close to Turin Airport
TGV train from Paris Stops Just Below Sauze
Near major motorways
Sauze d’Oulx Location Map
Sauze d’Oulx is in the top North West corner of Italy, close to France. Unlike most of Italy, people here usually speak Italian, Piemontese, French and some English