Alagna-Valsesia offers a varied selection of superb experiences each year for those who love winter sports. From freeride skiing, snowboarding and outings only for snowshoeing, to heli-skiing in the heart of Monte Rosa. Never a dull moment for tourists and vacationers of all ages, experienced and not, who are united by their passion for the mountains and the snow. The 2015/2016 season promises to be super interesting judging by the many new specials on offer. The snow has already arrived and until 8 December you can get your fill of special offers. So come along and discover what this winter season has in store for us!
THE OPENING OF THE MIRTILLO ROSSO FAMILY HOTEL
December 23, 2015 is a date to mark on the calendar. In Riva Valdobbia, a village a short distance from Alagna-Valsesia, the Mirtillo Family Hotel opens its doors. A cutting-edge facility with 59 rooms from standard to family and suites, a restaurant with 130 seats, a family spa with 2 pools, a lounge bar and sunbathed terrace for sun tanning and events. Also a shuttle bus to the Monterosa-ski lift as well as the airports. It’s time to get prepared for the official inauguration!
PLUS REDUCED RATES FOR UNDER 18’s
Those born after 31/10/1997 benefit from reduced rates on ski passes. First the reduction was only applied to under 14’s. The formula must be requested at the ticket office and is called the Monterosa Ski Ticket Promo Teen under 18.
NEW EQUIPMENT FOR THE SKILIFTS
The Pianalunga- Bocchetta chairlift will be equipped with a boarding platform, a great help for those who are beginners with skiing or snowboarding.
SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR ALAGNA AGRITOURISM
The Alagna agriturismo is located at the foot of Monte Rosa in the ancient village Walser “the Rusa” (Fun for Rufinu), is offering a free winter shuttle service this year. Getting to the slopes will be even easier!
BAR/RESTAURANT ‘MONTAGNA DI LUCE’
The Montagna di luce restaurant, on the ground floor of the hotel with the same name, has a new chef and a brand new natural and organic food menu, with Walser food tasting, cider, mead and excellent craft beer. The shuttle service for the ski lifts even arrives here!
FREERIDER PUB RESTAURANT
The Freerider pub also has important changes on the horizon. In addition to the renovation of the interior, the restaurant is offering typical cuisine based on rich buffets, high quality burgers and mega aperitives for the season 2015/2016. There will be a screen showing the sports videos of clients and other live events, but also live music and bar. The shuttle service for ski lifts stops here as well. Freerider Pub Restaurant: a cult meeting place for teenagers!
B&B 3 ALBERI LIBERI
Back by popular demand are ‘evenings in the tub’ at B&B 3 Alberi Liberi, via Nicolao Sottile at Riva Valdobbia (VC). From this year fares also include snowshoes and ski poles, subject to availability and reservation (4 pairs in total).
RESTAURANT DIR UND DON
Even the pizza restaurant Dir und Don is changing their style and is reformulating their menu to one strictly Walser. Authentic, abundant cuisine, the result of a passionate research on the tastes, the ingredients and the terminology of the original territory. Well done!
A DEPANDANCE FOR CASA SMITT
The apartments of Casa Smitt now boast a real depandance in front of the cable car. A real cache coeur for those seeking privacy in pure Walser style.
A PHARMACY IS OPENING IN THE CENTER OF RIVA
The pharmacy Angolo dei Alpi is opening a second new store in the center of Riva. Same owners, same service that pays careful attention to the needs of a diverse clientele, with a wide selection of wellness products, diet and health, all strictly organic.
We look forward to seeing you in Alagna for an even more spectaculous vacation: make your reservation now!