Seen from above, placed as the mouth of two beautiful valleys at the foot of the Hautes Alpes, in front of a vast plain, strewn with hundreds of villages, which seem small white islands in a vast sea of green and still, is the most beautiful city in the Piedmont
— At the gates of Italy by Edmondo de Amicis
The historical city of Pinerolo is located at the foot of the Hautes Alpes between Turin — 35 km — and Sestriere — 50 km. The city is characterized by a charming medieval center right at the feet of the hill of San Maurizio. The city is famous for the Museum of Cavalry, the historic stables Caprilli, the Federal Center F.I.S.E. and the famous International Horse Show
Villa Facta is inserted in the itineraries of the City of Pinerolo.
Nearby there are the Hunting Palace of Stupinigi, the Fort of Fenestrelle — UNESCO World Heritage Site — the famous Castello di Rivoli, home of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Venaria Royal Palace.
The enormous ski resort of the Via Lattea,with more than 400 km of tracks that includes the towns of Pragelato, Sestriere, San Sicario, Cesana, Sauze d’Oulx, Claviere and Montgenèvre is only 50 Km away from Villa Facta.
From Villa Facta it is possible to make many daily excursions, among which are some of the most prestigious “climbings” of the Alps:
- Colle delle Finestre
- Colle dell’Agnello
- Colle della Fauniera
- Alpe d’Huez
For MTB lovers, there are innumerable and beautiful paths just nearby.
Maps, logistical support are available and, eventually, the possibility to hire a bike.
6 golf courses are just nearby.
Villa Facta is located near the famous gymnasium of Rocca Sbarua — 6 km.
A Pinerolo l’equitazione è di casa ed è possibile praticarla in numerose e qualificate strutture.
Pinerolo is the home of horseback riding, there are many qualified facilities available!
Villa Facta offers the unique opportunity of beautiful carriage rides, as one of its owners is a Federal Instructor of Attacks and Italian Champion of the category pairs in 2006.