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" website Made in Pinerolo
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
- bird watching
- nature photography
with Free Flow Kayak
- cross-country and downhill skiing
- ice skating
Walking, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing
Many routes are developed between the woods of our area and our hills, we suggest you consult the website https://upslowtour.it/
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.
For more information: http://www.visitapinerolo.it
Useful contacts for horse lovers:
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.
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
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
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
This is an acrobatic park consisting of ropes and aerial platforms for a high up walk on the treetops.
PARCO AVVENTURA ALBERANDO
CLOSED NOW - Parco San Grato - 10098 Rivoli
Phone: +39 3386227242
The park is in a very old forest which offers a variety of air routes with various levels of difficulty on the trees.
For skiers and snow lovers:
Rucas di Bagnolo:
very nice for families, it offers stunning views on the plains.
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.
famous ski resort, offers world class tracks that requires high technical level immersed in natural beauty. Also cross country ski trails, ice skating, langlauf.
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.
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-Pian della Regina is the modern ski area of Monviso, a short distance from the source of the river Po.
- in the arenas of ice in Pinerolo and Torre Pellice or outdoors in the villages
The region is always 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 & Tour de France
The Giro d'Italia includes very often some stages in Piedmont that will probably be decisive. The most important cycling race in Italy, normaly crosses pur roads and the very steep mountains roads of our region.
And one of the most beautiful stages is the suggestive Colle delle Finestre.
Also the Tour de France sometimes crosses the Pinerolo roads and cities.
Typical regional festivals and products, for all season:
Discover the many festivals and fairs throughout the year to promote local products:
- Aromatic herbs
- Zurigo cake
- Cornmeal biscuits
Link: Food & Wine