Sport and outdoor activities in Piemonte
If you love nature and sport, in Piemonte you can feel at home in every season thanks to a mix of outdoor activities, thrilling itineraries and gastronomic experiences. Situated in the Western Italian Alps, Piemonte offers peaks over 4,000 meters high, such as Monte Rosa, the second highest mountain in Europe, Monviso and the Gran Paradiso massif.
A winter sporting paradise
With over 50 ski areas, 1.350 km of slopes, 14 snowpark and more than 300 ski-lifts, cable cars and chair lifts, Piemonte in winter is synonymous with alpine tourism, sports and fun accessible to everyone. And, when the snow is gone , take a tour to explore a green paradise with breathtaking views, by walking, cycling or horse riding along the 16,000 km of hiking trails in natural landscapes of great beauty, such as the 94 parks and nature reserves, along with the Gran Paradiso National Park and the Val Grande National Park, which is Italy's largest wilderness area, a truly outdoor heaven.
Piemonte Bike friendly
With a bike tour throughout Piemonte you can reach villages and hills on the white roads that have made the history of Italian cycling, or plan your adventure on Lake Maggiore and Orta, along the many outdoor bike paths that combine nature and culture or along flat stretches the rice fields between Novara and Vercelli. Monferrato Bike Friendly take you to castles, abbeys, spas and beautiful Vineyard Landscapes UNESCO between Asti and Alessandria. Alpi Bike Resort suits perfectly for the MTB enthusiasts in Susa Valley near Torino and in the Cuneo area, Prato Nevoso Bike Park turns the ski slopes into a bike kingdom thanks to open ski lifts and night lighting.
Outdoor Experiences for everyone
For a complete overview of the great outdoor offer in Piemonte, have a look at the huge number of water sports you can experience in lakes and creeks, at the golf clubs and the air sports: canoeing, sailing and windsurfing in so many alpine lakes and rivers, or rowing along the Po banks in Torino; 57 golf clubs, on the lakes, in the hills or in the mountains, with the hightest 18-hole golf course in Europe, at 2035 meters, in Sestriere, not far from Torino. And if you want to enjoy a special thrill, try air sports, from hot air balloons to helicopters, hang-gliding and paragliding.
A true outdoor paradise to discover!