Among the most versatile and fascinating Italian cities, rich in cultural heritage and millennia of history, in a beautiful natural setting, between the circle of the Alps to the west and the hill to the east, separated by the river Po, surrounded by large parks. n the center there are baroque palaces, beautiful squares connected by Art Nouveau galleries, wide boulevards surrounded by arcades with antique shops, historical cafés and modern boutiques. There are numerous museums, starting from the worldwide known Egyptian Museum, while the city is surrounded by the homes of the Savoy dynasty: the Reggia di Venaria, the Valentino Castle, the Stupinigi Hunting Lodge.
An area of ancestral beauty that is mirrored in the Alpine chain, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its food and wine excellences dreamed of by gourmets from all over the world, such as the noble wines Barbaresco and Barolo and the White Truffle of Alba. The landscape is made of soft hills crossed by the geometric design of the rows of vines, ideal for suggestive excursions, walking, cycling or horsebackriding.
The numerous valleys draw around Fossano a natural theater dominated by Monviso, the “Stone King”, a distinctive element of all the panoramic sceneries. They are valleys populated with charming villages, artistic churches and shrines with an important food and wine offer made of mountain cheeses, game, mushrooms, aromatic herbs. It is a paradise for sport in nature. In summer, hiking, climbing, trecking through forests, meadows, alpine lakes, and then mountain biking, rafting, canoying, sport fishing, hunting and also caving. In winter, downhill skiing, nordic skiing, and ski-mountaineering, with numerous uncontaminated trails.
A land full of contrasts, glamorous and wild, with prestigious beaches just a few minutes from the unspoiled landscapes of the hinterland, where you go from the emerald sea to the green of the Mediterranean scrub and woods, or from seaside tourism to sport climbing on cliffs and to excursions on the Alta Via dei Monti Liguri or the exploration of prehistoric caves. An area scattered with ancient fishing villages, colorful and still intact and historic cities, such as Genoa, full of noble palaces and ancient churches, but also of picturesque corners. A land of great food and wine tradition, based on fishing and typical products of the hinterland, such as wine and oil.