Alagna Gemelle Punta Zumstein
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Ski to your next getaway!
Offering easy access to cross country skiing just 10 metres away, this chic chalet retreat offers the perfect romantic escape for couples and groups of 3.
Internally the 50sqm studio features an inviting open plan layout, with breath taking mountain views to serve as the perfect back drop. Guests can easily relax and enjoy the comforts of home here too, with a stylish sitting and dining area perfectly complemented by a SAT flat screen TV and WIFI access.
The exposed beamed ceiling and panelled walls offer a romantic ambience to the interior and a lovely contrast to the chic modern touches provided.
A fully-equipped kitchen with microwave, toaster, cooker hob and electric kettle allows guests to easily prepare and enjoy tasty homemade meals throughout their stay.
The sunny spacious terrace also offers a lovely excuse to soak up the sunshine, whilst an alfresco picnic area with stone-built BBQ can also be found within in the beautiful mountain-view surroundings of the shared garden.
Couples can easily be accommodated to the comfortable double sofa bed provided, whilst a separate single bed allows an extra guest to be accommodated if needed.
Further Facilities and Features at the property include:
Child Friendly, Coffee Machine, Full Kitchen, Laundry Facilities, Outside Table & Chairs, Private Parking Space, Sauna, Ski Boot Heater, Ski Storage and Suitable for the Elderly.
The bright and welcoming apartment also benefits from a boutique-style shower room and easy access to the shared laundry facilities, a luxury Sauna, Jacuzzi hot tub and a ski storage area with heated boot room. For guest's additional convenience daily food shopping, extra cleaning, dry cleaning and ironing can also be provided upon request, for an extra cost.
As well as the idyllic alfresco dining area outside, the sunny shared grounds also offers children's play area, easy access to cross country skiing just 10m away and a host of deckchairs to enjoy the fresh air and mountain sun.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||225 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan Malpensa 108 km, Nearest railway: Milan Central 146 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Piedmont region
The timeless and sedate village quality of picturesque Riva Valdobbia is also within easy reach of a wealth of activities to enjoy off the slopes.
From canyoning, kayaking and mountain biking to white water rafting and climbing the beautiful Monte Rosa, guests can just as easily enjoy Alagna and the Alta Valsesia National Park in the warmer months!
The resort is conveniently situated within easy reach of a host of international airports, including Milan Malpensa (61 miles), Milan Linate (87 miles), Turin (107 miles) and Bergamo (126 miles).
For cosmopolitan days out guests can also easily reach the fashionable Lombardy capital of Milan, by car in just 1.5 hours.
Further Attractions & Activities Nearby Include:
Bike Rentals, Canyoning, Canoeing, Climbing, Funicular Railway, Hiking/Trails, Hydro Speed, Ice Skating, Mountain Biking, Park, Public Transportation, Ski Shuttle, Skidoo, Snow Skiing, Summer Skiing, White Water Rafting, Water Sports and Extreme Outdoor Pursuits; the resort of Alagna offers it all!
Thanks to the systems of Monte Rosa, Alagna iis a winter and summer destination for skiers, hikers and mountaineers from around the world.
"The gems of the Sesia Valley are its houses, beautifully arranged on a floor of flowers and the resounding waters of the Sesia flow, its scattered hillocks and ridges are crowned with beech and ash, pine and fir trees, the picturesque the small wooden houses, charming modern chalets and smart hotels, The diverse circle of mountains create a small Alagna version of Zermatt, Italian style.
Alagna in summer is popular with hikers and mountaineers from around the world, providing for everyone, routes in a wonderful pristine environment.
Alagna in winter offers approximately 180km of white slopes in the Monterosa Ski. Adrenaline grooves and the long off-piste descents are dedicated to lovers of the much sought after "powder" so the little gem of the Sesia Valley is known throughout the world as "Free Ride Paradise"
Taking a walk to the village center in a few minutes you will reach the small central square: the eye is drawn to the majestic Parish Church of St. Michele, proclaimed a national heritage, whose facade painted by the master Melchiorre D'Enrico in 1597 is a sublime Judgement.
The imposing portal soapstone bears the 'incision in 1326 as the date of construction, while the interior reveals numerous figurative works dated between the fifteenth and the eighteenth century, among which eighteenth-century wooden altarpiece and a triptych.
Moving from the central square in the direction of Alagna go left to reach Val Vogna, one of the few places in Piedmont where there are pastures inhabited throughout the year.
The particularly lush and wild nature of this valley, celebrated in different bibliographical works, it affects anyone who ventures there. The Vogna stream which gives its name to this location, you can follow its crystal clear waters to reach the peaks or valleys of Rassa Biella . Riva Valdobbia, is located a few minutes from Alagna therefore offering excellent access to the ski resort Monterosa Ski, it is also the birthplace of skiing.
The Sesia Valley:
The valley stretches from the slopes of the south wall of Monte Rosa along the Sesia River.
A good title considered it's the greenest valley in Italy, the Sesia Valley stretches from the slopes of the south face of Monte Rosa along the Sesia River, and seducing visitors from around the world.
If Varallo is its historical and cultural capital, the symbol is certainly the majesty of the Monte Rosa, whose grandeur intrigued even the master Leonardo da Vinci, who wrote: "And I saw above me the dark air and the sun brighter here than on the low-lying plains."
The turning point for the area came between 1950 and 1965 with the design and the inauguration of the first cable systems, at the time of the most modern in Europe, the ancestors of the current linking the three valleys, Sesia Valley, Gressoney Valley and Valley Ayas, the latter two in Valle d'Aosta, and which togetherr make up the Monterosa Ski.
Today, art, history and ancient and deep-rooted traditions come together in a natural environment that has few equals in the Alps.
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Calendar last updated:28 Feb 2015
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