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I love to have a break going to the mountains. It is great to have a walk-in nature. That’s why I visited a relaxing mountain. It helps to think and to search for some fresh air. Especially when in summer the temperature in the city is very high. I am not a lover of the hot climate. Well, I found a great place in Piedmont, my region, called Oasi Zegna. It is located in the northern part of the region. Nice mountains with a marvelous view and some trails to go around safe and totally in peace. These are the features of this area.

A relaxing mountain called Bielmonte

I needed to have a day off, from time to time. I can be in touch with nature and almost without connections with the rest of the world. The place is a natural park on the Alps, in Biella province. From Turin it is necessary to drive for an hour and a half, more or less, then you enter a paradise. The main mountain is called Bielmonte and it offers a lot of opportunities. Because there are pathways to walk, others where to have fun with the mountain bike or riding a horse. It a relaxing mountain.

There are restaurants, accommodations, spaces for workshops and sports activities. Are included the winter ones, starting from the ski. There are also some sanctuaries. You can enter to see art, pray or just take all the peaceful atmosphere that is always present around the churches over there. It is also possible to visit a few archeological sites. Of course, the park is very big and if you want to see all you need to stay a few days and move for many kilometers. It is a relaxing mountain full of things to do.

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If you are going to visit Turin or Piedmont, you can put Bielmonte in your list for the tour. Do you like the mountains? This is the perfect place where to spend a few days. Thanks to the accommodations you can plan excursions and activities, staying a few days. The position is also good because it is closed to other interesting areas. More mountains, nature, and art to visit. 

Bielmonte is in Biella province, at the border with Alta Valsessera. In that area live free deers, roes and other beautiful mountain’s animals. Then you can see as well insects, as the rare protected beetle Carabus olympiae. Not always insects are ugly and annoying. The trails for trekking go to pastures where it is possible sometimes to taste local cheese. While you enjoy a relaxing mountain taste good food is a pleasure. Don’t you agree?

A lot of panoramic points are disseminated on the way. From Valsessera the road goes to Valsesia. It is famous because it is close to Monte Rosa and the Unesco sites. They are the Sacred Mountain of Varallo and the Supervolcano, one of the 12 in the world that had an eruption of magnitude 8. I had the trip alone, I planned everything by myself. But the Equipe Arc En Ciel, a local organization, generally helps visitors to go around. Geologists and naturalist guides accompany people to explore the area.

A relaxing mountain that allows you to be alone with nature or to have fun with other people. If you have a passion for nature and geology you will have many interesting aspects to discover and to learn.

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The country is well known for art, but also nature is amazing. If you love it, Piedmont is sure the destination made for you. Do you want to know more? Explore the blog section dedicated to Italy. A lot of curiosities, fact, and all types of information. They will be useful to plan your travel. For any question, feel free to use comments space below or contact form. I will be happy to answer and to give you more ideas to explore Italy or other countries I visited. To be updated, subscribe to my newsletter. I will write to you weekly with news and extra contents.  

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Originally posted 2018-08-24 18:59:40.

27 Comments

  1. August 24, 2018 / 8:02 pm

    That is really a beautiful mountain! You are so lucky to be located nearby. Looking forward to more photos of what’s in the mountain! Any lakes or volcanoes?

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 24, 2018 / 8:06 pm

      I know, I am really lucky, also because I love mountains and lakes. Well around me there are Lake Avigliana, there is an article in my blog, then Lake Maggiore, you can find as well some information in the blog, and then Lake Viverone, the very small Lake Mucrone on the top of a mountain, Lake Candia, Lake Orta, Lake Sirio and some others. There are also some volcanoes but not active, one of them is mentioned in this article.

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 25, 2018 / 8:37 pm

      Thanks a lot, but that mountain inspires a lot, so it is easy to take beautiful pictures 🙂

  2. August 26, 2018 / 10:03 am

    There’s something about the mountains that really captivates our hearts ?

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 26, 2018 / 10:37 am

      I totally agree. I love mountains, maybe because they are an important part of my region, maybe because they looks like the way to touch the sky… I don’t know, but I am really attracted by them.

      • August 26, 2018 / 3:56 pm

        Same here. It’s like when you look at them, They are calling you ☺️

        • Anasa
          Author
          August 26, 2018 / 4:06 pm

          Yes, always it happens to me and when I am there I feel in peace 🙂

  3. August 28, 2018 / 5:40 am

    If.indidmt.ready, thanks for following my blog? You’re in Europe so you must bike, right? Where are you based? You travel which is cool. How did you find me.amd decide to subscribe? Always curious…

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 28, 2018 / 10:55 am

      Hey, I am following you because it is interesting what you write about biking, with opinions, facts and advices. I have a lot of trails to go around with the bike in nature, I live in Italy. I found you through WordPress reader and I immediately liked your blog, that is why. I am curious as well and I think we all should be, so we can discover the world. It is really nice what you do, I read your introduction on the blog and I am impressed about how much you cicled and also about your voluntary service in Austin. We will keep in touch 😉

  4. August 28, 2018 / 10:31 am

    The pictures are amazing… What a great journey you had! Thanks for sharing your experiences with us. You really took us there with you which is the hallmark of a great adventure blogger!

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 28, 2018 / 10:59 am

      Thank you for your compliments, you are too kind, but you also make me happy! 🙂 I love to share my explorations around.
      Your blog is great as well, especially becaus it is so interesting what you write using mythology and past cultures. It is great read your articles! You are teaching us a new point of you to understand humans 🙂

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 28, 2018 / 11:00 am

      Thanks a lot for your feedback! I am happy that you like my blog and this helps me to improve 🙂

  5. August 28, 2018 / 9:05 pm

    Amazingly beautiful pictures! I’ve not been able yet to explore that part of the Alps but definitely need to. Thanks for taking the time to stop by and see our blog!

    • Anasa
      Author
      August 29, 2018 / 12:37 am

      Thanks a lot for your compliments! You should visit Alps for the landscapes and also for the activities like sports and artisans workshops…
      I like a lot your blog and I will explore it more waiting for your new posts. Keep in touch!

  6. September 1, 2018 / 10:47 pm

    All that AND cheese?!
    Sounds like my ideal trip.

    • Anasa
      Author
      September 2, 2018 / 12:35 am

      In France there is always great cheese, but I will mention it in another article ? anyway I suggest you to visit Strasbourg, it is really lovely under all points of view.

    • Anasa
      Author
      September 3, 2018 / 3:10 am

      Grazie!

  7. September 3, 2018 / 11:06 pm

    What a fabulous account of what must have been a most glorious experience. Love the connection that was a direct result of your recent decision to follow Learning from Dogs. For which, many thanks!

    • Anasa
      Author
      September 4, 2018 / 12:14 am

      I was curious and impressed by your blog, you are doing a great job. I think our learning process can benefit of an opinion exchange. Thanks a lot for your appreciation, you make me happy!

      • September 4, 2018 / 12:41 am

        Always happy to reach out and make connections. Just have to be a bit careful not to end up following way too many blogs, despite how good they are. Probably prefer email exchange – mine is my full name at gmail.

        • Anasa
          Author
          September 4, 2018 / 10:06 am

          I agree, even if I am a beginner and I am learning by doing step by step. I send you an email, so we can be in touch. It is a big pleasure.

    • Anasa
      Author
      October 8, 2018 / 7:32 pm

      You should visit it and get lost 🙂 It is really marvellous and get lost it is maybe the best way to explore it, then there are very nice places to be seen and also where to eat and sleep 🙂

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