Things to do in Alagna in the summertime
The area at the foot of Monte Rosa offers a lot to be discovered in terms of nature, art, history and traditions. It offers countless possibilities to do some exploring, as well as to engage in various sports and outdoor activities, above all during the summer. A stay at the Alagna Mountain Resort in the summertime means having the opportunity to discover the thousand nuances that this wonderful location has to offer.
Those who venture out to do some trekking among the woods, streams, alpine lakes, and ancient hamlets, some of which are now uninhabited, will discover the true hidden charm of this land.
The history and morphology of the territory surrounding Alagna offer numerous possibilities for hikers and mountaineers, as well as passing visitors, including the opportunity to admire the local vegetation and wildlife.
The Monte Rosa foothills contain a dense network of intertwining of pathways to be discovered by mountain bike. Easy mid-mountain trails suitable for families, more demanding slopes for those looking for an adrenaline rush, and even the thrill of MTB freeriding.
The Alagna Alpine Guides are at our guests’ disposal to organise climbing trips. Participants are taught the basic techniques and rules of rock climbing, so they can have lots of fun in complete safety.
Summertime means water sports. A stay at the Alagna Mountain Resort means having the opportunity to do some wild river rafting, to ride the waves riverboarding, to descend through the rapids kayaking, and to take in some breathtaking scenery canyoning
Allow yourself to literally "dangle" from up high, right in the heart of the mountains, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. Pend'Olen is the most unique and adrenaline-pumping experience that the Valsesia area has to offer, and it’s only available in Alagna!
Those who, rather than sports, prefer the tranquillity of a flat itinerary won't want to miss out on a visit to the Walser Museum, where they can learn about all the local traditions, and the Sacred Mountain di Varallo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the oldest and most important of all the Sacred Mountains in Piedmont and Lombardy.
Other possibilities include tours of the vineyards and wineries of Gattinara and the Novara Hills, or visits at some of the area’s most popular textile and design companies.