Espace de Pila deals with tourism and sports throughout the year! We offer different types of sports activities depending on the climate .. come and visit us in the province of Aosta, in Gressen to enjoy them all!
The Conca di Pila is a perfect environment in which to spend your holidays if you are a sports enthusiast, both in summer and, of course, in winter.
The summer season welcomes visitors with a good climate, the basin is never beaten by the wind thanks to its sheltered position, and allows you to enjoy the sun while all around explodes unspoiled nature and a wind, immersed in an environment of rare beauty , surrounded by a breathtaking view of the Alps.
Our sporting nature, however, allows us to reserve the greatest satisfactions and surprises for those who want to be guided by us in the exploration of these beautiful valleys. We offer a wide choice of mountain-bike enthusiasts, horseback riding or those who cannot give up a nice trekking in nature. In fact, Pila boasts a system of very beautiful and well-kept and signposted trails that lead into one of the most beautiful natural surroundings 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 holiday! We are a penthouse on the city of Aosta, a basin rich in fir and larch woods, and we are structured and designed as an "integrated" ski resort that can offer excellent quality services and meet the needs of those looking for sports as well as those looking for a holiday in the mountains of a more "mundane" type.
Pila is a unique sight also for the eyes, with its extraordinary view of the most important peaks of the western Alps such as the Bianco, Rosa and Cervino Mountains 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 go fishing together!
For all those interested, here is a new opportunity: trout fishing at Lake Chamolè (2325m).
Participants in fishing trips in Pila must be able to present the government permit that can be requested in the municipality of residence while, on site, it will simply be necessary to have the permits issued by our Tourist Consortium , which can be requested with different duration: 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, an ideal place for lovers of free flight!
The high ground 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 make the flights are:
As for the landing areas, on the other hand, the following are planned:
The school puts at your complete disposal qualified instructors who will support you in learning: from fundamental concepts to flight techniques.
We also offer the possibility of tandem flights for all those who want to try this air sport before deciding whether 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 round, to reach the points at high altitude from which the activities take place you rely on the ski lifts (in winter during the opening season of the slopes) or on the minibuses with shuttle service association itself (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 to practice an exciting snow sport: Alpine Skiing!
Try downhill, slaloom, free ride ... don't be held back by anything. Learn with us to travel on the snow as if it were what you have always done! Come and experience a different day set in a setting 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 having climbed them along the numerous ski mountaineering trails.
You will find a modern winter sports resort where you can ski in complete safety thanks to ski instructors, mountain and nature guides from the Sac à Dos association who are available to help you learn all the secrets of this discipline! Try the lessons with our teachers to learn or to perfect yourself! You won't want to get off your skis again!
Also with us you can forget your car keys and enjoy a holiday with skis on!
The ski area of Pila has been transformed in recent years into a real specialization center for snowboarders who reach its EFFE Area from all over Italy.
Here an equipped Snowpark awaits snowboard enthusiast skiers or freestyle practitioners with two levels of technicians among many tests (rail, rail box, fun box and much more)
Espace de Pila is able to offer freeriders everything that a sportsman of this kind is looking for, a range of unthinkable possibilities, with slopes with 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 athletes 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 board 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 what the board was born for.
Our staff will be available for advice and support during your days on the slopes: safety is the fundamental aspect for us so, if you do not know the mountains well or if you do not feel completely safe, rely on the experience of a guide for let us guide you in the realization of your passion safely and without unnecessary risks.
Espace de Pila Ciaspole invites you not to abandon walks during the winter! Join us in the province of Aosta to get on snowshoes and reconnect with the environment!
A white frame immersed in the unreal silence of the mountain, broken only by the noises 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 help of snowshoes: the most surprising way to discover the landscape and let yourself be conquered by its beauty.
It will be possible to go snowshoeing in an uncontaminated 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 district of Pila.
This discipline is suitable for the whole family because it is easy to perform and offers many emotions and good times to spend together. In fact, when the landscape is covered with snow, extraordinary panoramas open up to your eyes and thanks to snowshoes you can reach unexplored places during this season. Plan a snowshoe trip with your friends, it will be an original way to spend a beautiful day!
Espace de Pila Trekking invites you to explore and discover the Aosta Valley and especially the province of Gressan on foot! Nature is waiting for you to welcome you and relax!
There are numerous marked and marked routes where you can make trekking of commitment and of varying duration to allow everyone to see the most beautiful views of the Pila basin.
Here are the various itineraries we propose!
Espace de Pila Horseback Riding wants to introduce you to the beautiful Valle d'Aosta on horseback! Join us in Pila for fun trekking riding our cute animals.
For those who want to learn we offer lessons and courses to approach horse riding, while for experienced riders accompanied excursions in the woods of the Conca di Pila. 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 introduce you to and appreciate the splendid area surrounding the riding school, located in the square of the Church of Pila.
Espace de Pila is open all year round! Why don't you come and discover this privileged view of the most beautiful mountains in Europe? We look forward to seeing you!
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Espace de Pila Climbing 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 ascent routes with routes of different intensity in order to present an alternative to all climbers, whatever the level.
You reach the point from which to start 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 Lake 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 located at approximately 2550 meters above sea level and includes seven lifts distributed over 15 meters from level 5a to 6b.
The combination of features of this wall makes it an extraordinary choice for all climbing lovers, from here it will be possible to admire an unforgettable panorama during the entire ascent, which will complete and make your day in Valle d'Aosta even more special.
Espace de Pila MTB awaits you in the province of Aosta to let off steam in the saddle of mountain bikes 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 sports holidays is a vocation known from the beginning, but we have certainly exceeded expectations by creating an incredible bike stadium . on the slopes that completed the offer for all mountain bike and down hill enthusiasts who could already find different routes dedicated to cross-country.
We are in the perfect environment for mountain biking. We tell you where and how to use it, you only decide when and that's it. With us you can also rent mountain bikes and you can also leave for relaxing walks with your family.
Here are some specifics about the adventures we offer:
Espace de Pila has "sporty" surprises in store all year round!
Espace de Pila Adventure Parks invites all Indiana Jones aspirants to try their hand at our brand new Adventure Park in Gressan in the province of Aosta.
Through the paths of the park you will make the first contacts with the use of all the material used for this sport including ropes, harnesses and carabiners, it will be fun to live an unusual experience among the trees.
Don't miss an opportunity to measure yourself and test your limits by exercising your cognitive, creative and perceptive skills.
At the Adventure Park in Pila combine imagination and emotion while facing all the tests of suspended routes, such as Tibetan bridges and fast cableways, or network bridges and try your hand at balance passages, climbing sections and much more.
The staff will hold a small meeting before tackling the activity in which they will explain how to manage the salient phases and the fundamental steps.
There are five routes, indicated with imaginative names and divided by color, to distinguish the degree of difficulty:
Fun is guaranteed for everyone at Espace de Pila !