Reasons to visit Oltrepò Pavese in Spring

Salt Road Trekking

A journey through time from Oltrepò Pavese to the sea, crossing the Ligurian Apennines on foot. Starting from Varzi, among ancient mule tracks, uncontaminated nature and colourful spring flowers, we retrace the ancient route of the salt caravans. A 73-kilometre route that crosses four provinces: Pavia, Alessandria, Piacenza and Genoa.

Wine cellar tours

Tourists among the vines, from the rows to the goblet. The best way to get to know the villages, the culture and the traditions of the Oltrepò Pavese is to take a tour of the cellars. Discover important wines, immerse yourself in the charm of historic cellars, savour the taste of local products.

Outdoor sports

Mountain bike or e-bike rides. Excursions on foot or on horseback. Physical activity and wellness in unique landscapes: the Alto Oltrepò Pavese is the realm of outdoor sports. From archery in the splendid setting of Montesegale, where you can feel like a modern Robin Hood, to the thrill of paragliding in Montalto Pavese. To climbing on the rocky crags of Guardamonte or a more leisurely game of golf on the Salice Terme course. Always in touch with nature.

The Contemporary Art tour

From Zavattarello to Pavia for an experience on the roads of modern art. An itinerary that starts from the Zavattarello Museum and arrives in Varzi during the Vartweek cultural event, during MiArt, and then passes through the Riccardi Collection in Rivanazzano Terme, the works of Lodola in Retorbido and the collection of the Rossi Museum in Codevilla. It ends at the permanent exhibition at the Horti Borromaici in Pavia.

Spring events in Oltrepò Pavese 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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