Reasons to visit Oltrepò Pavese in winter

Fun in the snow

Snowshoeing in the woods, but also skiing or snowboarding at the Pian del Poggio ski complex in the municipality of Santa Margherita Staffora or on the Penice Pass. In the Oltrepò Montano, the snow offers evocative landscapes where you can have fun and spend a day in the open air, including snowmobile tours and romantic rides on horseback.

Pampering at the spa

A day at the spa is the best way to regenerate body and soul on cold winter days. Surrounded by hills and vineyards, Oltrepò Pavese offers a unique thermal experience with waters historically known for their curative properties.

Visiting the villages

Even if winter does not entice you to go out, Oltrepò Pavese offers unmissable events that can turn into an opportunity to visit the most beautiful places. From the ancient fair of San Martino in Godiasco, to the Christmas markets in the medieval village of Bagnaria, to the historical carnival of Varzi. Events for all tastes to keep an eye out for with a calendar in hand.

Tasting flavours

Oltrepò Pavese is rich in eno-gastronomic traditions. Strong and genuine flavours, perfect to warm up the winter days. From a simple snack with bread and salame from Varzi to a more sophisticated lunch where salami, coppe, pancetta and cheeses from the Staffora Valley are just the prelude to more demanding courses with mushroom dishes, braised ravioli and important meats.

Winter events in the Oltrepò Pavese

Cultural events, festivals and fairs. Here are some suggestions for visiting the Oltrepò Pavese area and discovering the culture, traditions, food and wine of a land that has so much to tell.

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