PILA SNOWLAND

 

The city hall of Gressan is home for Pila ski area, a destination for passionate skiers and mountain lovers. It has 29 various difficulties slopes (easy, medium and difficult), a snowboard park, a toboggan ride area, a fun park for children, ski mountaineering, skating, there is plenty of dining options and ski rental. Among the various services offered, also you can book a SKIPASS ONLINE and you have the opportunity to see the weather live.

PILA is achievable not only by  car but also by  cablecar service. Link to their website: www.pila.it

S.I.V SPORT IPPICI VALDOSTANI

 

Horseback riding accompanied by specialized technicians and riding lessons for all ages

 

Competitive show jumping lessons with 2nd level federal instructor

 

Horses and ponies of all sizes to satisfy everyone's needs

 

The size of the pony guarantees the child to learn in peace and safety to take care of the horse. Walks and riding lessons are also taken, playing games aimed at managing the pony

 

INFO: 347-2213765

ROUTES DES VINS

Aosta Valley has a suitable climate  for winegrowing, already practiced in Romans times.

ROUTES DES VINS is the road of  Aosta Valley DOC wines, wich have a genuine and typical taste of mountain viticulture (among which Gamay, Cornalin, Fumin, Torrette, Petit Arvine and many others). The city hall of Gressan and Joven├žan are part of itinerary 3 "Wines of Mount Emilius" which extends for 35 km including 7 towns.

Aosta valley's wines deceived various important awards at a national level and abroad. Around the Tour De Villa castle, you can appreciate the vines of expert local producers: Curtaz Diego, Cuneaz Nadir, La Cave Gargantua.

AZIENDA AGRICOLA SAINT-GRAT

 

 

At the foot of the moraine, near the castle of Tour De Villa, lies the Azienda Agricola Saint-Grat. Apple orchards, potato fields and a family vegetable garden await you for a visit. There you can taste and buy different varieties of Valle d'Aosta apples: the Royal Gala, the Renette, the Golden Delicious, the Janagold, the Mairac and the Stark.

SHOPPING BIO

 

 

From breeding to table, in the La Borrettaz market you will find Bio products at farm-to-table.

For generations they have been raising their cows with passion, naturalness and tradition. Milk, yogurt, mature and fresh cheeses, butter, fondue and meat.

 

You can visit the farm by going directly on  site.

RISERVA NATURALE COTE DE GARGANTUA

 

An ancient legend tells that the reserve was the little finger of the giant Gargantua but this spur, rich in deposits of glacial origin, hosts on its slopes an interesting variety of animals and plants.

Among the plants, the Artemisia vallesiaca, a rare aromatic Alpine plant and the Telephium imperati, a species of Mediterranean origin.

For Trekking lovers the reserve can be reached from different entrance with a difference in height of 165 meters and 1 hour excursion.