Gressoney-Saint-Jean preserves folk traditions about its origins and its past. Its fame is based either on ethnical and linguistic peculiarity of the population, the “Walser”, whose immigrated during the Middle Ages from Switzerland through the Monterosa, besides the beauty of the natural landscapes. The Residence Hotel RUETOREIF becomes part of the natural environment thanks to his architectual structure of wood and stone similar to the ancient Walser houses.
MONTEROSA SKI AREA
One of the biggest ski resort in Europe with its 180 km of ski slopes, 42 ski facilities and more then 100 ski teachers.
CROSS COUNTRY PARADISE
The cross-country trails of Gressoney-Saint-Jean, with its 20 km of nordic ski track through characteristic villages, are a unique experience. Skiing through the woods and the nature, you might run into the Italian Cross-country Team and his champions, including our World Cup athlete, Francesco De Fabiani.