The Via Lattea of Turin is one of the most popular destinations for mountain lovers. In Turin you can get in touch with different biodiversities : there is the Gran Paradiso Park, while a few kilometres further down, among the city streets you can enjoy large parks where you can take a little break.
From Turin To Alps: the Via Lattea and the Gran Paradiso Park
The Alps that embrace the city of Turin are full of many small mountain towns where you can focus on your passion of mountain in all its facets.
The Via Lattea, a ski area in the Alta Valle di Susa, includes Sestriere, Cesana, Claviere, San Sicario, Sauze d’Oulx, Pragelato to the French border with Montgenèvre.
With our advice you can easily follow the itineraries that suit you.
If in the winter the mountain is the place to ski on the extended slopes that surround Valle di Susa, in the summer you can take advantage of the crystal-clear air for excursions accompanied by guides expert in the field who will make you discover the most beautiful places of these mountains. Well connected to Turin thanks to the A32 highway, reaching the mountain is possible in just an hour.
Gran Paradiso National Park
A sustainable tourism destination that aims to protect the biodiversity that characterizes it, the Gran Paradiso Park acts as a link between Valle d’Aosta and Piedmont.
Its beauty is by no means seasonal: every moment is perfect, whether there is snow or a clear sky, you can enjoy an excursion through paths and woods.
Parks out of Turin
The Corona delle Delizie is a belt made by large villas with their adjacent parks surrounding the city of Turin. You can start this tour from its highest point: the Basilica of Superga. Getting lost in Turin is impossible, just point your nose upwards and see the majesty of the work of the architect Juvarra.
The tour will also allow you to get to know different towns that surround Turin. The Corona delle Delizie was born from the need of royalty to surround themselves with a royal system of residences, as a symbol of their artistic and political power.
The maisons de plaisance, built between the 16th and 18th centuries, open to the public curious to get in touch with a royalty of the past.*