Espace de Pila deals with tourism and sports throughout the year! We offer different types of sporting activities depending on the climate .. visit us in the province of Aosta, in Gressen to enjoy them all!
The Pila basin is a perfect environment in which to spend holidays if you are passionate about sports, both in the summer and, of course, in the winter.
The summer season welcomes visitors with a good climate, the basin is never windswept thanks to its sheltered position, and allows you to enjoy the sun while all around explodes an uncontaminated nature and a wind, immersed in an environment of rare beauty , surrounded by a breathtaking view of the Alps.
However, our sporting nature allows us to reserve the greatest satisfaction and surprises for those who want to be guided by us in the exploration of these beautiful valleys. We offer a wide choice to mountain-bike , horse-riding enthusiasts or to those who cannot give up a nice trekking in nature. In fact, Pila boasts a system of very beautiful and well-maintained and signposted paths that lead into one of the most beautiful natural environments in the Alps.
Winter opens instead with the transformation of the landscape by the snow, transforming your holiday into a unique event able to combine the relaxation of a stay in the warm structures at high altitude with the greatest fun and satisfaction for snow lovers .
Forget about the car and the time lost in traffic for a while, live a natural vacation! We are a penthouse on the city of Aosta, a valley rich in fir and larch forests, and we are structured and thought of as an "integrated" ski station that can offer excellent quality services and meet the needs of those looking for sports as those seeking a mountain vacation more "worldly" type.
Pila is a unique spectacle also for the eyes, with its extraordinary view of the most important reliefs of the western Alps such as I Monti Bianco, Rosa and Cervino and the Grand Combin.
We are sure that among the following activities there will be something for you:
For a mountain holiday, Espace de Pila is always the right answer!
Espace de Pila Pesca invites you to join its staff in Aosta to fish together!
Here is a new opportunity for all those interested: trout fishing at Lake Chamolè (2325m).
Participants in Pila fishing trips will have to be able to present a government permit that can be requested in the municipality of residence while, on the spot, it will be necessary to simply obtain the permits issued by our Tourist Consortium strong >, which can be requested for different periods: daily, weekly or monthly.
The lake is only a ten minute walk from Pila and is accessible from the arrival of the chairlift of the same name with a short walk.
Do not miss the unique opportunity to practice this easy and relaxing sport. Come with your group of friends and you can share an experience that gives harmony and collaboration.
Espace de Pila Paragliding is a novelty of our structure! The Pila basin is a natural balcony over the city of Aosta, ideal place for lovers of free flight!
The height allows all enthusiasts and interested parties to take off and land at different altitudes and therefore flights with different gradients.
The take-off areas from which, according to the weather conditions, we carry out the flights are:
As far as the landing plates are concerned, instead, the following are foreseen:
The school puts at your disposal qualified instructors who will support you in learning: from the basic concepts to the flight techniques.
We also offer the possibility of making two-seater flights for all those who want to try this air sport before deciding whether to want to practice it or to those who simply want to indulge in a unique experience!
The activities of Espace de Pila go on all year, to reach the high points from which the activities take place you rely on the ski lifts (in winter during the season when the slopes are open) or the minibuses with shuttle service from the association (in the summer season).
Espace de Pila Sci invites you to experience your desire for adrenaline and adventure in the province of Aosta, in Gressan! Join us for an exciting snow sport: Alpine Skiing!
Try the downhill, the slaloom, the free ride ... don't let yourself be held back by anything. Learn with us to travel in the snow as if it were what you've always done! Come and experience a different day set in a frame that ranges from the woods to the snow-covered meadows of the basin.
If your passion is skiing, you will appreciate our slopes even more, after climbing them along the numerous ski mountaineering tracks.
You will find a modern winter sports resort where you can ski in complete safety thanks to ski instructors, mountain and nature guides of the Sac à Dos association who are available to let you learn all the secrets of this discipline! Try the lessons with our teachers to learn or perfect yourself! You don't want to get off skis anymore!
Furthermore, with us you will be able to forget your car keys and live a ski holiday!
The Pila ski area has become in recent years a real center of specialization for snowboarders from all over Italy reaching its EFFE area.
Here an equipped Snowpark awaits the snowboard enthusiasts or the freestyle skiers with two levels of technicians among many tests (rails, rail boxes, fun boxes and much more)
The Espace de Pila is able to offer freeriders all that an athlete of this genre is looking for, a range of unthinkable possibilities, with tracks of different characteristics, from natural to those treated and equipped with natural obstacles and bumps and much more: in this way we have created an area able to offer sportspeople everything they are looking for and even anticipate their imagination.
Don't forget your camera! You can immortalize your personal masterpiece, the trace of your table that stands alone on a completely virgin slope. This is the powder, that is what gives the most intense sensations of this sport, the dream of every rider and the one for which the board was born.
Our staff will be available for advice and support during your days on the slopes: safety is for us the fundamental aspect so, if you don't know the mountain well or if you don't feel totally safe, rely on the experience of a guide for make you lead in the realization of your passion in safety and without unnecessary risks.
Espace de Pila Ciaspole invites you not to abandon your walks during the winter! Join us in the province of Aosta to climb on snowshoes and re-establish contact with the environment!
A white frame immersed in the unreal silence of the mountain, broken only by the sounds of nature, able to infuse us with a deep feeling of peace and freedom, while walking on the blanket of fresh snow thanks to the aid of snowshoes: the most surprising way to discover the landscape and let yourself be captivated by its beauty.
It will be possible to do snowshoeing in a pristine environment with the advantage of being a short distance from the slopes equipped for all winter sports.
Find yourself immersed in the scents and colors of a pure and uncontaminated place, discover, thanks to the accompaniment of the guides, the most remote and hidden corners of the beautiful area of Pila.
This discipline is suitable for the whole family because it is easy to perform and gives many emotions and good times to spend together. When the landscape is covered with snow, extraordinary views open up before your eyes and thanks to snowshoes you can reach unexplored places during this season. Organize a snowshoe trip with your friends, it will be an original way to spend a nice day!
Espace de Pila Trekking invites you to explore and discover the Val d'Aosta and especially the province of Gressan on foot! Nature is waiting for you to welcome you and relax you!
There are numerous marked and marked trails where you can go trekking of varying effort and duration to allow everyone to see the most beautiful views of the Pila basin.
Here are the various itineraries we offer!
Espace de Pila Walks on Horseback wants to introduce you to the beautiful Valle d'Aosta on horseback! Join us in Pila for fun trekking in the saddle of our friendly animals.
To those who want to learn we offer lessons and courses in equestrian training, while for horseback riders we have accompanied trips in the Conca di Pila woods. We are suitable for everyone ... here is a new sporting activity to discover and practice during your holidays alone, with friends, as a couple or with the family!
The instructors are waiting for you to let you know and appreciate the beautiful area surrounding the riding school, located at the square of the Church of Pila.
Espace de Pila is active all year round! Why don't you come and discover this privileged look on the most beautiful mountains in Europe? We are waiting for you!
Espace de Pila Arrampicata invites you to try free climbing in Val d'Aosta. Join us in Gressan for an adventure to try!
Discover the fun of climbing on our new wall! Six meters distributed in five vertical ascents with routes of varying intensity to present an alternative to all climbers, whatever the level.
You reach the point from which to enter the wall through the path that leads to the Arbolle refuge, a path that allows you to touch different points of great interest such as the lake of Chamolè, Lake Arbolle, a journey of just over an hour to reach the Pila-Chamolè chairlift, or in ten minutes from the Arbolle refuge.
The climbing installations are arranged on a rocky wall positioned at an altitude of about 2550 meters and includes a range of ascent routes distributed over the 15 meters from level 5a to 6b.
The combination of features of this wall makes it an extraordinary choice for all lovers of climbing, from here it will be possible to admire an unforgettable panorama throughout the ascent, which will complete and make your day in the Aosta Valley even more special.
Espace de Pila MTB awaits you in the province of Aosta to let you off on a mountain bike in different activities. We offer you a wide range of possibilities to have fun. Come and find out which ones.
The propensity of the Espace de Pila for the organization of sporting holidays is a vocation known from the beginning, but we certainly exceeded expectations by creating an incredible bike stadium of its own on the slopes that went to complete the offer for all moutain bike and down hill fans who could already find different cross-country trails.
We are in the perfect environment for mountain biking. We tell you where and how to use it, you decide only when and you're done. With us you can also rent mountain bikes and you can leave only for relaxing walks with your family.
Here are some specifics about the adventures we offer:
Espace de Pila has "sporting" surprises in store all year round!
Espace de Pila Adventure Parks invites all aspiring Indiana Jones to try our newest Adventure Park in Gressan in the province of Aosta.
Through the park paths you will make your first contact with the use of all the material used for this sport among ropes, harnesses and carabiners, it will be fun to live an unusual experience among the trees.
Do not miss an opportunity to measure yourself and prove your limits by exercising cognitive, creative and perceptive skills.
At the Adventure Park of Pila you can combine fantasy and emotion while facing all the trials of suspended paths, such as Tibetan bridges and fast cableways, or network bridges and try your hand at balancing passages, climbing sections and much more.
The staff will hold a small meeting before tackling the activity in which it will explain you how to manage the salient phases and the fundamental steps.
The routes are five, indicated with imaginative names and satisfied by color, to distinguish the degree of difficulty:
Fun is guaranteed for everyone at Espace de Pila !