The Sestriere Olympic Village
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The Sestriere Olympic Village is located in the heart of Sestriere, 2,000 metres above sea level and about 120 km away from Torino. Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place in Sestriere. The Village will accommodate all the athletes and the staff for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: from February 10 to 26 and from March 10 to 19.
All Olympic Villages aim to ensure a secure, comfortable and stimulating environment to all the people that will be there during the Games, promoting a good social interaction and providing athletes with all they need to best prepare for the races.
The Sestriere Olympic Village includes 3 structures: the white towers (Club Med and Valtur), the town symbols, and a new residential complex named ‘Mariani’, built especially for the Olympic Winter Games. About 2,000 people among athletes, Olympic delegations, staff and volunteers will live in the Village. The structure is totally autonomous and will be able to offer all necessary service. During the Games, the Village will be operating 24 hours a day.
At the end of the Games the towers will return to their original function while the Mariani complex will be converted to residential use.
The Village in numbers:
75,000 sqm of total area
750 apartments in total
1,000 athletes will live in the Village
1,850 guests in total
2006 Winter Olympics
Torino Winter Olympics
Map showing locations and pictures for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino. Much of the information on this map is from the Olympic website, www.olympic.org.
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