WINTER HOLIDAYS IN PIEDMONT
Mountains take up 43,3% of the regional
territory, counting 53 ski resorts, 1,300 km of ski
runs and over 300 lift facilities. Natural
environment, ski facilities and a solid
organization can satisfy anyone who has an
interest or passion in sport. 4000 m. of slopes,
cross-country skiing through the woods,
snow-shoe walking and also alpine skiing, ice
climbing, snowboarding, freestyle, sled,
ENJOY THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS
The Olympic Mountains, after Winter Olympic
Games 2006, became the favourite destination
of winter sports lovers around the world.
Encompassed between the valleys of Susa,
Sangone and Pinerolese, the mountains are
divided into 2 districts: Vialattea and
Bardonecchia.Vialattea is the widest: over 400
km, 200 slopes, 78 ski lift facilities reaching 2,800
m., 4 snowparks for snowboard fans. Then there
are the 2 resorts of Prali and Pian Neiretto.
The Alpi Winter Resort district there are are 20 ski
schools teaching every discipline and holding
children classes starting from 5;
at Sauze d’Oulx and Sansicario, there are great
Baby Fun Parks for kids.
In Sansicario, you can play Taxi Bob, the
high velocity downhill at 100 km/h (equipped with
helmet and assisted by a professional pilot)
down along the 1,435 m. of curves of the
Olympic Park-Top Run. Gourmets can choose
where to taste the fine local cuisine out of 30 huts.
Bardonecchia offers 21 resorts and 100 km of
tracks through woods, a cross-country track,
snow-shoe walking routes, a Snowpark, an
Olympic Halfpipe, and much more than that.
In Pragelato, apart from cross-country skiing (50
km of runs) and ice skating, you can alternatively
decide for breathtaking emotions experiencing
motor sled rides or car driving on ice.
VIALATTEA SPORT AND CULTURE
ViaLattea, offers to winter tourists holidays to
remember. Snow sports can be matched with cultural
and enogastronomic itineraries with
thousand places serving truffles, mushrooms,
cheeses, chestnuts, slugs and wines.
DISCOVER THE CHARM OF VIALATTEA
In the territory of ViaLAttea,
at the numerous ski resorts you can practise
cross-country skiing,skiing, hiking, alpine skiing,
and discover parks, natural reserves, and unbelievable landscapes.
Not to forget the traditional cuisine whose
specialities are served in friendly places,
charmed by a familiar atmosphere.
VIALATTEA IS A NATURAL BEAUTY
If you are looking for "The Holyday" sorrounded by
breathtaking landscapes, where you can play
alpine and nordic skiing, snowboarding, freestyle
and heliskiing; many are also the ice skating rinks
with night lighting. And in the background, Europe’s
most beautiful mountains.
VIA LATTEA BRIGHT LOOK
Assisted by alpine guides it is possible
to opt for ice climbing, heliskiing, off-piste skiing,
snowboarding and telemark skiing.
A TASTE OF VIA LATTEA
Typical of Via Lattea winter are the recipes enjoyable
with the ritual of conviviality. From polenta, in all the
countless variations and recipes to fondue; from
boiled meats to the famous Bagna Caoda; from winter
local vegetables to cakes, an example of Piedmont
titbit excellence. Chestnuts are turned into Marrons
glacés or Mont Blanc, but special mention need also
Bunet, Panna Cotta, Hazelnut cakes or simply cooked
apple and pear cakes.
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