If you love good food, relaxing walks in the greenery, you are fan of Baroque architecture and history, or you like skiing; Piedmont is the region for you.
This is the ideal place to spend a wonderful weekend in the Alps, between the breathtaking views and the spa areas of the Monviso and Monte Rosa, with 1300 km of ski slopes in the area. Bardonecchia, Sestriere and Limone Piemonte are the listed companies, rich in attractions and events throughout the year.
In particular Bardonecchia doubles its habitants during the Christmas season, when it was chosen by thousands of tourists to spend a unique new year in cabin.
If that is not enough, just move to the North of the region, between the provinces of Novara and Verbania where you will reach Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta surrounded by nature and botanic gardens, ideals for relaxing holidays.
But the real gem of the region is Turin, the regional capital, a city on a human scale, rich in art, history and culture, with a rich calendar of annual events. Liberty capital and chocolate’s home.
From here you can visit the Egyptian Museum, third in the world, and the cinema Museum inside the Mole Antonelliana, the symbol of the city. In addition the Savoy residences in the city have been included in the world heritage site by Unesco.
For those who love wine and good food, great atmosphere are the valleys of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, in the provinces of Asti, Cuneo and Turin, that offering fantastic hills covered in vineyards and km of farmhouses which organize tours for all tastes in every season.
Impossible not to taste the white truffle of Alba, famous throughout the world and to which dedicated an annual international trade fair between October and November.
Also you can find weekly fairs and town festivals scattered throughout the region, where you can discover and taste the typical products of the place: from desserts to cheeses and from vegetables to typical pasta.
You may stumble upon a historical pageant, among the most famous the battle of oranges that takes place during the Carnival of Ivrea, in which the ancient lineages of the country are literally challenged to hits of citrus fruit, and the historical parade that develops him to Turin on June 24, in honor of the celebrations of St. Giovanni, patron of the city, at the end of which you can be assisted to the bonfire of good wish and the fireworks on the Po that signs the end of the party.
Piedmont is also the ideal place if you are a sportive person, besides the ski slopes in fact you can try the boating along the po, the rafting on the alpine promontories or simply to assist to one of the most important competitions of horses in Italy: the Asti’ palio, which competes every year the first week of May.
Turin is also perfect for the younger, thanks to the many music festivals that take place every year. In particular, the Kappa Futur Festival in early July and the Movement on October 31, both lure of big international DJs.
If all of that is not enought, you have to know that the magazine “Lonely Planet” in 2015 has inserted the region in the top 10 of betters Europe destinations, so what do you expect to visit this great place? Easytorent can help you to find the perfect accomodation.