Activities, sport, events

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Activities, sport, events

Pinerolo and its Valleys offer many activities and experiences. To find out what to do and the best products in the area, see the "Pinerolo & Valli Experience" Blog www.madeinpinerolo.it

SUMMER

A part from the use of the houses’ swimming pool, activities in the surrounding area are recommended:

  • water park, tennis and beach volley ball
  • walks in the valleys and mountains
  • horse rides (Pinerolo is known as a city of horsemanship)
  • excursions on mountain-bike and bikes
  • climbing
  • golf
  • rafting
  • with Free Flow Kayak

  • bird watching
  • nature photography

WINTER

  • cross-country and downhill skiing
  • langlauf
  • ice skating

Walking, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing

Many routes are developed between the woods of Prarostino and our hills, we suggest you consult the site of the association Sportivamente, where you can find the description of each itinerary and the GPX tracks: Sportivamente

Many other itineraries are developed in the valleys around us:

  • Val Pellice and its mountain retreats (Willy Jervis, Barbara Lowrie, Granero);
  • Prali and its “Tredici Laghi” (thirteen Lakes) walks;
  • Parco Naturale Orsiera Rocciavrè, with Rifugio Selleries, Pian dell’Alpe, the Colle delle Finestre and Assietta road;
  • Pragelato and the Parco Naturale della Val Troncea, an Alpine Pearl since 2012;
  • Crissolo and its fascinating excursions around Monviso;
  • Val Varaita, with Sampeyre, Pontechianale until Colle dell’Agnello.

Mountain bike lovers and cyclist

Useful contacts for horse lovers:

CSE Pinerolo Gir
Via delle Braide, 16 – Abbadia Alpina – 10064 Pinerolo
Tel. +39 0121201256
Cse Pinerolo Gir
Equiturismo con passeggiate a cavallo con cavalli della scuola, possibilità di scuderizzare i cavalli degli ospiti, stage/lezioni di avviamento e perfezionamento all’equitazione naturale, pony club ed avvicinamento all’equitazione per bambini dai 3 anni di età.
Le attività si svolgono dal lunedì al sabato 9-12 e 14-19, domenica solo su prenotazione compatibilmente con le date di concorsi/gare/manifestazioni.

CROCERA HORSE
Strada Poirino, 118 – Pinerolo
Tel. +39 3703215680
Maneggio, pensione, passeggiate, avvicinamento per bambini, monta western.

Contacts for Adventure Parks:

PARCO AVVENTURA CHABERTON

Località Mollieres - 10054 Cesana Torinese
Phone: +39 3358291445
Web: www.parcoavventurachaberton.it

This park has 40 routes through trees with boulders for climbing, and ‘bike ability’ tracks where you can test your skills while totally immersed in nature.

For the little ones there is an area with toys and a bar and Solarium for the parents.

PONTE TIBETANO - PIEMONTE DISGAGGI

Località Gorge di San Gervasio - Claviere
Phone: +39 3357626402
Web: www.pontetibetanocesanaclaviere.com
Experience the thrill of walking the longest Tibetan bridge in the world suspended for 468 meters between the towns of Claviere and Cesana Torinese over the San Gervasio Gorge.

BARDONECCHIA ADVENTURE PARK

Campo Smith - 10052 Bardonecchia
Phone: +39 3347373902
Web: www.bardonecchiaski.com
This is an acrobatic park consisting of ropes and aerial platforms for a high up walk  on the treetops.

PARCO AVVENTURA ALBERANDO

Parco San Grato - 10098 Rivoli
Phone: +39 3386227242
Web: www.parcoalberando.it
The park is in a very old forest which offers a variety of air routes with various levels of difficulty on the trees.
CLOSED NOW

For skiers and snow lovers:

Rucas di Bagnolo:

very nice for families, it offers stunning views on the plains.

Prali:

located in a beautiful natural setting at 1.450 mt di altitudine, it is suitable for intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is also a lot of terrain for beginners and experts too. Cross country ski trails, ice skating, ice-climbing, and sled-dog.

Sestriere:

famous ski resort, offers world class tracks that requires high technical level immersed in natural beauty. Also cross country ski trails, ice skating, langlauf.

Via Lattea:

offers a wide choice of skiing opportunities: this International skiing area includes Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx, Oulx, Sansicario, Cesana, Pragelato, Claviere as well as the French Montgenèvre. It offers more than 163 skiing linked tracks (41 blue, 92 red and 30 black slopes), a linear extension which is about 400 Km and 66 ski-lifting facilities whose altitude ranges from 1.380 metres in Cesana to 2.800 metres on top of the Motta course.

Pragelato:

home of the cross country skiing, its excellent for walking on the snow in the Parco Naturale Val troncea, the resort offers 50 kilometers of well-tended snow-covered tracks.

Crissolo-Monviso Ski:

Crissolo-Pian della Regina is the modern ski area of Monviso, a short distance from the source of the river Po.

Ice skating:

  • in the arenas of ice in Pinerolo and Torre Pellice or outdoors in the villages

EVENTS

Also in 2016, the region will be involved in many important events.
Take the chance to discover our area and its beauty, not yet very known by the large number of tourists!

Giro d'Italia 2018:

The Giro d'Italia includes three stages in Piedmont that will probably be decisive. The most important cycling race in Italy, which this year will leave from Israel for a final Rome walkway, will cross the mountains of our region from 24 to 26 May.
And one of the most beautiful stages will return to pass from the suggestive Colle delle Finestre on May 25th. Stage 19 will start in fact from the famous Reggia di Venaria and will arrive in Bardonecchia: 4 mountain prizes are expected with long and demanding climbs. After the Colle del Lys it will face the Colle delle Finestre (Cima Coppi) with its 9 km dirt roads. It will pass from Pragelato and Sestrière and will arrive in Bardonecchia (Jafferau) after a 7 km climb to 9%. The same place where in 1972 Eddy Merckx took and left José Manuel Fuente who attacked him.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto:

September 22-24th 2018
One of the most important events worldwide dedicated to real food and those who produce it.
www.salonedelgusto.com

Turin Marathon

November 4th 2018
The Turin Marathon will lead the participants towards the beautiful city, over a distance of 42,195 km.

 

And more… the many small and large events, the beautiful exhibits and Luci d'Artista.
For information and details: www.turismotorino.org and www.fuoritorino.it

Typical regional festivals and products, for all season:

Discover the many festivals and fairs throughout the year to promote local products:

  • Wine
  • Mushrooms
  • Meat
  • Aromatic herbs
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Zurigo cake
  • Cornmeal biscuits
  • “Gofri”

Link: Turismo Torino e Provincia