The cottages in Piemonte are located at the feet of the mountains. That is the literal significance of this region. The Piemonte region to the south of the Alps, borders both France and Switzerland. Its northern part is mountainous while its south is much flatter and marked by the winding rivers of the Po Valley.
Holiday homes Turin, a city of art and culture
This region is rich with art and cultural treasures, which you will discover in many places, including Turin, the capital of Piemonte. Turin is known for the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist (with in the royal chapel its Shroud), the Fiat factory and its fabulous gastronomy with slow food and the typical Piemonte products like chocolate, wines like Barolo and Barbera and lots more. You can enjoy the Dolce Vita here, enjoy delicious food and go for a relaxing stroll in the centre. Its city centre is another world of baroque buildings, narrow streets, pleasant terraces, beautiful parks, and shopping galleries of an earlier age. A must!
Green holiday homes in Piemonte
In the north, on the border of the Valle dAosta region, you should make time for the Gran Paradiso National Park. The chamois and mountain goats roam free in this unspoilt mountain region. Your cottage in Piemonte or the Aosta valley is a perfect place for a day outdoors; you can walk endlessly within the embrace of natural beauty.
Cottage on the Lago Maggiore?
In the far eastern area of the Piemonte is the famous Lago Maggiore, one of North Italys three major lakes. Here you can enjoy the broad panoramas and picturesque villages. You should definitely make time for a boat trip; recommended is the trip to the island group of Isole Borromee. The boat leaves from Stresa, an attractive tourist destination with a beautiful boulevard and views on these idyllic islands. Your waterside cottage in Piemonte is of course ideal for a family holiday.
Culinary delights in Piemonte
The Piemonte is also celebrated for gastronomic glories: truffles (Tuber magnatum), Vermouth, and the Barolo, Barbera and Barbaresco wines originate from here.