a little introduction of the town
Torre Pellice is a little town in the north ovest of Piedmont. The town is in Val Pellice, a green valley close to the Alpi Cozie and it’s just 45 minutes far from Torino and 2 hours far from the seaside. Torre Pellice is the heart of the Waldensian religion and it has a lond tradition of history and culture: for that reason there are lot of museums and monuments. In the valley there are a lot of walks and bike itinerary; through this green routes it’s possible to reach the top of our mountains. Torre Pellice is perfect for people who like living in a gorgeous and green valley but does not want to give up on all the activities a big city like Torino can provide; it’s the perfect destination for people who love nature but don’t want to renounce at the town facilities. In Torre Pellice is possible to practice sports like hockey, figure skating, football, tennis and also some adrenalin sports like rafting, parachuting, mountain bike.
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Where you can eat and have fun?
The VinCafè is a typical local of Torre Pellice in where is possible to eat an excellent breakfast, a brunch, or salad, pizzas, pasta, snacks. Here you can find wine, cocktail and beers. The selection of wine is great and is one of the best of Italy.
In Val Pellice you can find restaurants and pizzerie in where you can taste the real Piedmont and Italian cusine as salumi, cheeses and great wines. Our partners:
via Arnaud 23 10066 Torre Pellice Tel.: +39 338 3136987 +39 333 2203727 L’hotel del Centro is in the middle of the town and it’s just few minutes far from the rink. It is an elegant and easy hotel and it’s perfect for familys. On the first floor there is a Brasserie restaurant where it’s possible to have lunch and dinner every day even if you are staying at Albergo Ristorante Brasserie the hotel. The whole food served is genuine and natural. via caduti per la Libertà 7
10066 Torre Pellice Tel.: +39 0121 932006 +39 0121 933062
Restaurant and pizzeria Punto a Capo has three rooms and a big dehor which is open and warmed up even into the winter season. The restaurant has a tipical South Italy cuisine; here it’s possible to eat fish, try the real Pastiera Napoletana (puff pastry filled with cream cheese, barley and candied fruit) and Cannoli Siciliani (cream horns) .
Ristorante Pizzeria Punto a Capo
Piazza Tonello 1 10060 San Secondo di Pinerolo Tel.: + 39 0121 501954 TORRE PELLICE
Pizzeria Ca’Piana is renewing the historical restaurant it has always been with a great selection of pizza and cuisine. In a intimate atmosfere of this historical building, it is possibile to eat product from the local gastronomy with a good glass of wine or home made beers. It is settled in Villar Pellice, a little town a few km up from Torre Pellice.
Pizzeria Ca Piana
piazza Willy Jervis 7 10060 Villar Pellice Tel.: +39 0121 930619
via Valpellice, 97, 10060 San Secondo di Pinerolo
Tel.: +39 0121 500218 TORRE PELLICE
CELE is a historic pub very famous for its cocktails and long drinks. From 2003 in the pub is possible to have dinner. This place is perfect for eating, drinking and dancing in the same night. During the weekends there are dj’s set and live music concerts so it’s possible to listen some good blues,jazz, folck, pop and rock music. Every sunday night it’s possible to have a really good apericena.
Trattoria Valpellice is perfect for work’s lunch, family reunion and tourist that wants to eat a lunch before going to the mountain. The cuisine is typical: Piedmont’s meat and desserts. All the food is always served with good wines. Every day there is a huge buffet with 35 antipasti.
Cele Cult Bar
via Generale Diaz 20 10062 Luserna San Giovanni Tel.: +39 0121 901640
At Barabba Risto Club is is possible to eat, dance and party. Its speciality is chicken wings (polletto) with french fries. Every day during the week there is latin-american music, karaoke and cabaret nights and during the weekens there are local djs playing good music.
Barabba Restaurant Music Stradale Pinerolo 32 10060 Bricherasio
Tel.: +39 3459285768 TORRE PELLICE
Free time in TORRE PELLICE Although Torre Pellice is a very little town there are a lot of stuff to do during free time, from cultural to sport activities. The contemporaire art is the most expressive form of the valley thanks to several local artist. During the year there are various exhibition at the Art Gallery “Filippo Scroppo” and at the Art Contemporaine Studio “Tucci Russo”, who is a big International exhibit promoter. For the nature and adventure lovers, Torre Pellice offers a huge number of historical itineraries which can be made by foot or by bike. This itineraries are mountain streets used (usate dai) by Waldensian and partisans back in the last couple of centuries. There are two Soccer fields and one Tennis court in Torre Pellice while in Luserna San Giovanni (the town close to Torre Pellice) there is a big pool in addition to an other soccer field and tennis court.
Rink and Vip Area Torre pellice has a long ice hockey history. For the 2006 Olympics game it has been built the new ice rink with a capacity of 2440 people. It takes its name, Giorgio Cotta Morandini, from the founder of the hockey team. Valmora Arena Cotta Morandini is the full name of the home of the Hockey Club Valpellice and here are played all the home games of the season. The rink hosted the World’s Championship Under 21, the 2007 University Game and the 2009 World’s Female Championship. The Hockey Club Valpellice’s crowd is one of the biggest in Italy: last season there was 50.775 spectators in the whole season with an average of 1.600 people per game. VIP AREA: is a warm place inside the rink where is possible to watch the game, eat and drink during game intermission. Inside this place it is possible to have dinner before or after the game.
Hockey Club Valpellice helps you with your baby during the games. We have trustworthy babysitters who can watch the kids at home during hockey night.
Itâ€™s one of Valpe partner, people who works there are very kind and helpful. The pharmacy is in the middle of the town on the main pedestrian street. via Arnaud 14 Torre Pellice Tel. +39 0121 91374
a little introduction of the town Pinerolo is just 15 minutes far from Torre Pellice. Itâ€™s a small city of about 30.000 peolpe. Here is possible to find malls, movies, restaurants and pubs. This city is a very old town infact first signs are dated back to 981 where this part of land, called Pinarolium, was contested between French and Savoy Reign. In Italy it is famous for the cavalry: in 1849 the city was important for the Military Cavalry School which hosted riders for all over the world. The historic centre of Pinerolo is very striking, there you can find stores, restauarants and night clubs. During the year a lot of manifestation are organised in the city: from the handcraft fair to the Cavalry exhibit, form the hystorical revivav of the legend of The Iron Mask to the spring fair and to antique exhibition During the 2006 Olympic games the ice rink and the curling rink, where buil; they are still used for international events.
Where you can eat and have fun?
In Pinerolo there are several restaurants and pizzerias, in which it is possible to eat the typical Piedmont food
Eataly Via Poirino, 104 10064 Pinerolo
Eataly – Slowfood was build inside an old farmstead: it’s composed by a big garden and various different spaces. There is a huge high-class foods and drinks market, there are six restaurant in where you can have salumi, cheeses, pasta, pizza, fish, vegetables, and include some didactis areas about food. Eataly means food and natural product, good, biological and healthy. Inside the structure there is a kids area with seesaws and slides.
In the middle of the historic centre there is the restaurant and winery Perbacco:it is an easy and elegant restaurant in where it is possible to have aperitivo with great wine or eat excellent food. The Perbacco suggests typical piedmont food and on thursday night it hosts events in which it is possible to taste wine.
Perbacco Piazza San Donato, 8 10064 Pinerolo Tel.: +39 0121 397487
Tel.: +39 0121 042601
Tenuta la Cascinetta Reg. Rena 10060 Buriasco Tel.: +39 0121 368040 PINEROLO
Just 3 minutes far from Pinerolo, surrounded the green hills, ther is the restuarant “La Cascinetta”. Old building and a modern style are the characteristic of this elegant place in where is possible to eat excellent food and wine made by expert chefs. In this restaurant it is possible to find various cuisine including a japanese one. It’s the perfect place for romantic dinner and special occasions.
“Oragiusta” is in the middle of the city: it is open 7 days a week and during the weekend is open 24 hours. Here is possible to have breakfast, lunch, snacks, aperitivo and dinner. They cook excellent meat and they have good biologic juice and artisanal beers.
L’Oragiusta Corso Torino, 88-92 10064 Pinerolo Tel.: +39 0121 794938 PINEROLO
Free time in PINEROLO In Pinerolo there are several entertainments and activities for adults and kids. In Pinerolo there is the mall LE DUE VALLI, which is open all days from 9 to 21. Inside the mall there are stores, bar, restaurants, one supermarket, recreation room and a kids area. Close to the mall there are beautiful green golf. The green golf club in Pinerolo is 360 mq with 28 stations. Inside the club there are numerous services: relaxation area with tables and parasols, baby parking, restaurant, club house and dressing rooms. The ZOOM is a bio-park with lot of animals: penguins, meerkat, giraffes, lemurs, zebras. This park is perfect for families who want to spend a day in the nature. In Perosa Argentina (10 minuts far from Pinerolo) there is a 3.000 mq shooting rage; the SOTTOTIRO is a unique place in Italy because is possible to shoot in a inside and warm room. The shoot rage is modern, safe and technologic. Here itâ€™s possible to learn how to shoot with professional teachers. .
a little introduction of the town
Sestriere is an alpine village in Italy, a comune of the Province of Turin. It is 17 km (11 mi) from the French border Sestriere is a popular skiing resort; during the winter holidays the population goes up to about 20,000 people. Together with the villages of Pragelato, Claviere, Sauze d’Oulx, Cesana Torinese and San Sicario, and Montgenèvre in France, it makes up the Via Lattea (Milky Way) skiing area. Sestriere is connected to 146 skiable pistes, for a total of up to 400 km of trails, of which 120 are provided with artificial snow. Sestriere has also one of the few facilities where it is possible to ski at night on a floodlit run. It regularly hosts FIS Alpine Ski World Cup events, and it hosted the FIS World Championships in 1997, and the IPC World Championships in 2011. It was a main venue during the 2006 Winter Olympic Games and the 2006 Winter Paralympics, hosting all the men’s alpine skiing competitions and being the site of one of the three Olympic Villages. In the village there is a lot of stores, pubs, restaurants and bar. The two hotel towers, one of which was part of the Olympic Village, were built in the 1930s by FIAT’s founder Giovanni Agnelli, and have become the symbol of the village; these were the first buildings of the village.
a little introduction of the town Saluzzo is 25 minutes far from Torre Pellice. Around the XII century the marquise Manfredi decided to set all his properties in this town. That decision supported Saluzzo and convert it from a little village to a rich town that still has the castle and the city walls. Saluzzo became more and more beautiful with all his monuments and the historic centre. The town developes on a green hill and it is a wonderful jewel of art and architecture. In the centre of Saluzzo there is a promenade with stores, boutiques, restaurants and pizzerias. In the night Saluzzo is very lively with all its pubs and clubs.
a little introduction of the town Torino (45 minutes ) is a big city and one of the major business and cultural centre in northern Italy. IT is the capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arch. The city has a rich culture and history and it is known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theatres, libraries, museums and other venues. Turin is well known for its baroque, rococo, neo-classical and Art Nouveau architecture. Much of the city’s public squares, castles, gardens and elegant palazzi, such as Palazzo Madama, were built in the 16th and 18th century, after the capital of the Duchy of Savoy (later Kingdom of Sardinia) was moved to Turin from Chambery (nowadays France) as part of the urban expansion.
The city currently hosts some of Italy’s best universities, colleges, academies, lyceaum and gymnasia, such as the six-century-old University of Turin and the Turin Polytechnic. Prestigious and important museums, such as the Museo Egizio and the Mole Antonelliana are in the city. Turin’s several monuments and sights make it one of the world’s top 250 tourist destinations, and the tenth most visited city in Italy in 2008. Turin is well known as the home of the Shroud of Turin, the football teams Juventus F.C. and Torino F.C., the headquarters of automobile factory FIAT, Lancia and Alfa Romeo, and as host of the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Free time in TORINO The piedmont cuisine is unbelievable: all the food is genuine natural and excellent. The restaurants are everywhere in Torino, like caffetterie and places for aperitivo. The historic locals are a lot; there are local restaurants but foreign restaurants too like the siberian, the chinese, the japanese and the mexican Piazza Vittorio is the biggest square in Europe and it’s characterised from 20 locals in where you can find the famous aperitivo.
10 minutes far from the city there are some big malls like the 45° NORD, in which you can find stores, movies, gyms, spa, restaurants, bar and pubs.
45° Nord - Entertainment Center - Via Postiglione, 1 Moncalieri (To) Tel.: +39 011 6811184
The SHOPVILLE LE GRU is the other big mall near Torino. Inside there are 180 stores, 24 bar, restaurants, one supermarket, the spa, the pharmacy, the bank, the hair dresser, the kids area. The shop village le gru is 100.000 mq with 4.700 parking spots and inside there is a big area in where a lot of spectacles and concert are organised. Near Torino there are the IKEA and the DECATHLON too. .
Near Torino there are the IKEA and the DECATHLON too. .
IKEA Viale Svezia, 1 10093 Collegno (Torino)
Le Gru Via Crea, 10 Grugliasco, Torino Tel: +39 011 770 96 57
DECATHLON Corso Savona 67 Tang. uscita Moncalieri Tel.: +39 0116 474 471
MOVIE in TORINO In Torino there are numerous movies centre: in some of them during the week it is possible to watch movies in original languages. Cinema Massimo: www.cinemamassimotorino.it Reposi: www.multisalareposi.it Cinema Nazionale Cinema Romano
Juventus Stadium is an all-seater football stadium in the Vallette borough of Turin, well-known as the home of Serie A club Juventus Football Club. The stadium was built on the site of Juventus’s and Torino’s former home, Stadio delle Alpi, and is the only club-owned football stadium in Serie A. It was opened at the beginning of the 2011–12 season and it has a capacity of 41,000 spectators. The stands are just 7.5 m from the field which represent a major improvement from the Stadio Delle Alpi. The distance between the last row of the grand stand and the field is 49 m. The first match played was a friendly against the world’s oldest professional football club Notts County on 8 September 2011 which ended 1-1. Veteran striker Luca Toni found the net after Fabio Quagliarella failed to convert a penalty. The first official competitive match was Juventus - Parma which was played on 11 September 2011 where Stephan Lichtsteiner scored the first goal in the new stadium on the 17th minute. The first defeat in this stadium suffered by Juventus was a Serie A league match played on 03/11/2012 against Inter FC. The final score was a 3-1 win for Inter. This result ended a strike of 49 consecutive unbeaten games for Juventus. In March 2012 the stadium was announced as the host of the 2014 UEFA Europa League Final.
DAY OFF: LE LANGHE The Langhe, just 1 hours far from Torre Pellice, is a hilly area located between the the south and east bank of river Tanaro. It is famous for its castle, natural itinerary, wines, cheeses, and truffles—particularly the white truffles of Alba.
LE CINQUE TERRE (4 hours far from Torre Pellice) The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, some km west from the city of La Spezia. “The Five Lands” is composed of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park which is a world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over the centuries, people have carefully built terraces on the rugged, steep landscape right up to the cliffs that overlook the sea. Part of its charm is the lack of visible corporate development. Paths, trains and boats connect the villages, and cars cannot reach them from the outside. The Cinque Terre area is a very popular tourist destination.
LAGO MAGGIORE The Lago Maggiore is a large lake located on the south side of the Alps. It is the second largest lake in Italy in the Lombardy region and largest lake of the canton Ticino, Switzerland. Lake Maggiore is the most westerly of the three great prealpine lakes of Italy; it extends for about 70 km between Locarno and Arona. Here it’s possible to visit museums and churches, castles and ruins which makes it the perfect place for art and nature.
LAGO D’ORTA The Lago d’Orta has been named Orta since the 16th century, but it was previously called the Lago di San Giulio after Saint Julius (4th century), the patron of the region; Cusio is a merely poetical name. Its southern end is about 35 km by rail NW of Novara on the main Turin-Milan line, while its north end is about 6 km by rail south of the Gravellona-Toce railway station, half-way between Ornavasso and Omegna. Its scenery is characteristically Italian, while the San Giulio island has some very picturesque buildings, and takes its name from the local saint, Julius of Novara, who lived in the 4th century. Located around the lake are Orta San Giulio, built on a peninsula projecting from the east shore of the lake, Omegna at its northern extremity, Pettenasco to the east, and Pella to the west. It is supposed that the lake is the remnant of a much larger sheet of water by which originally the waters of the Toce flowed south towards Novara. As the glaciers retreated the waters flowing from them sank, and were gradually diverted into Lake Maggiore.
Milano: 206 km Padova: 433 km Venezia: 463 km Firenze: 441 km Roma: 717 km Costa Azzurra: 195 km Corsica: 522 km
Hockey Club Valpellice C.so Lombardini 15 10066 - Torre Pellice (To) Web Site: www.hcvalpelice.it E-mail: email@example.com Tel/Fax: +39 0121 932479