Piemonte is a region located in the north-west area of Italy. It’s considered the western door from which you can easily reach Switzerland and France, to the east direction it borders with Valle d’Aosta, Lombardy, Emilia Romagna and Liguria.
Its name represents clearly its territory : from the Latin “Pedemontium”, that means at the foot of the mountains, in fact its area is mostly made up of high mountains (the Alps) and coming down to the plain, it’s characterized by hills (the Appennin). But the heart of this region is a wide plan full of important rivers as Po, Tanaro, Dora Baltea, Dora Riparia and Ticino, all these rivers create a very riched plain, the Pianura Padana that cross the South of Lombardy , a big part of Emilia Romagna, part of the Veneto till finding end to the Adriatic Coast where the Po river meets the water of the sea.
Worth of a note is also Lago Maggiore, one of the biggest Italian lakes, that calls thousands of tourists each year from all over the world. It’s located on the border line with Lombardy, its famous for its wonderful climate, its landscape, its luxury palaces and its relaxing atmosphere.
Fifteen royal residences have been recognized as historic monuments by UNESCO as "World Heritage Site" in 1997. Its historical palaces, its majestic gardens, its imposing castles and interesting museums (more than 400 attraction in Piemonte have an high cultural value recognized all over the world.
Many cities are present in Piemonte: the capital one, the most famous is of course TORINO. In the past it was the first capital city of the Italian Republic (now Roma), now it offers sightseeing, museums and cultural attractions as Egyptian Museum, Reggia Venaria Reale, the Mole Antoneliana, the Sacra Sindone, Parco Valentino and just few kilometres far away from the city the Superga Basilica. Than Alessandria and Asti as well as Cuneo welcome guests with their typical tasting of Wines, Cheeses, Chocolates, Truffles, and a lot of local delicacies that all the Piemonte Region offer all the year together with tours and excursion discovering the beauties of the territory of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero, Barolo,…and again Castles, Valleys, Sanctuaries.
In the provinces of Novara and Vercelli the economy is based on rice cultivation. These provinces are the first Italian manufacturers of this cereal. Other local products that grown on the lands of Piemonte are: cereals, potatoes, vegetables as truffles mushrooms, fruit and meat. Some words also for production of Wines thanks to its temperate climate, so let’s drink a glass of good Barolo, Barbera, Barbaresco, and again Monferrato, Nebbiolo, Pinerolo
The main income of the region brings from skiing activities and ski season (from November till April). Piemonte in fact offers to tourists who love ski activities relax in the scenic spots, breathtaking landscape and splendid natural views.
For what concern Tourism, Piemonte is characterized by a great opportunities for winter sports, not only ski, but also snow-board, skating and trekking activities thank to the presence of the Alps.
Piemonte counts more than 53 ski resorts, 14 snow-parks, 300 lifts, in total more than 1300 km of trails and ski routes. In Piemonte, you can find from luxury hotels to budget bed & breakfast, and no problem to stop camping or get a room in a farm-holiday or simply locating an apartment.
Distances between main cities
Grand Hotel Sestriere - Sestriere
Four-star hotel Grand Sestriere gladly awaits its guests and offers them unsurpassed Italian cuisine, beautiful and spacious rooms, decorated by the best designers, the amazing panoramic views of Sestriere - what could be better. The hotel boasts a huge lounge with upholstered furniture, as well as …
Villaggio Olimpico Sestriere - Sestriere
In the past the hotel Villaggio Olimpico in the resort town of Sestriere used to accommodate athletes. Now this apartment-hotel is open for everyone and can offer bright rooms, three on-site restaurants and a wellness center with an indoor pool. The price of your stay …
Hotel Roseo - Sestriere
Known to many people for its historical significance, the hotel Principi di Piemonte is now called the Roseo hotel. It is still located in the town of Sestriere in the Italian region of Piedmont. The building has retained its historic look and resembles a beautiful, …
Hotel Shackleton Mountain Resort - Sestriere
As soon as you come to the comfortable, four-star hotel “Shackleton Mountain Resort”, you will immediately feel the refined taste of hospitality and the refinement of forms. The hotel is located in Sestriere, in the central part of the Via Lattea region that is popular …
Ski Club I Cavalieri - Sestriere
Three star hotel Ski Club I Cavalieri is pleased to offer to its guests a high quality of service, spacious residences, dishes from delicious Piedmontese cuisine and much more. This modern hotel is located in the picturesque town of Sestriere. The hotel is located on …
Hotel Savoy Edelweiss & Spa - Sestriere
The spa-hotel “Savoy Edelweiss” is located in the center of the resort town Sestriere. It is situated just 150 meters away from the ski lifts. The guests of “Savoy Edelweiss” may enjoy wellness services and taste the local Piedmont foods, offered by the elegant restaurant. The …
Hotel Residence Palace 1 e 2 - Sestriere
Treat yourself to an unforgettable journey into the mountains, staying at the resort hotel residence “Palace 1 e 2”. The residence is located in the central part of the amazingly beautiful town Sestriere, close to a famous region called the Milky Way. Nice and cozy studio-rooms …
Hotel Biancaneve - Sestriere
The tree-star hotel “Biancaneve” is characterized by the homely hospitable atmosphere and the elegant taste. The hotel is located in the center of the town Sestriere. The ski lifts are situated only 200 meters away from the hotel. All the guests may enjoy a free …
Residence Alouette - Sestriere
Residence Alouette is a characteristic mountain building built with stone and wood as in the past. Infact it was, during the ancient times, a granary in the middle of the historical centre of Sestriere. Now this residence mixes perfectly the old atmosphere and modern comforts …