A high-grade pleasure…discover and taste the mountains!
First time visitors to Pragelato immediately will feel safe and serene in this village surrounded by peaks above 3,000 m high. The 19 districts of the village have all kept their authenticity and carry French names. This proves the strong, centuries-long liaison with France, which is just around the corner.
Pragelato is located in the upper Val Chisone, amidst the Cottian Alps, and welcomes its guests both in summer and in winter. In Pragelato you will find traces of past cultures, whose characteristics like particular last names, distinct facial features, language or character traits of the native inhabitants have been maintained.
The love of snow has a long tradition and is reflected in the high quality offers of the village, which include marvellous winter sports activities like cross-country skiing, downhill skiing or snow shoe hiking.
Pragelato is home to a mountain people still practising the Occitan language. Here you will find houses built from wood and stone as well as traditional musical instruments like flutes or hurdy-gurdies, whose sound accompanies jolly dances. This is the land of the nature parks alongside the French-Italian border, where you may let your gaze wander across wonderful alpine landscapes to finally get lost in the clouds on the horizon.
After all it is the mountains with their surprising and captivating beauty and their down-to-earth inhabitants that let you reflect on what is essential in life, creating overwhelming and unforgettable impressions.
Accommodations in Pragelato.
Soft Mobility around Town
Enjoy freedom in the mountains!
Loads of hiking trails await you in summer, while in winter they may be used for snow shoe hiking. In this way, even remote areas and the charming nature park Val Troncea may equally be reached easily.
A free shuttle service links the different parts of Pragelato.
Special Softly Mobile Services
A variety of soft-mobility offers guarantees that you definitely will not have to make use of your car while you are on holidays.
Apart from the shuttle service connecting Pragelato to Sestriere, there is one also operating by day and by night between Pragelato's main village La Ruà and the olympic cross-country ski centre as well as the chairlift in Conca del Sole, from where you have access to the downhill slopes of Pragelato's skiing area.
Do not miss out on the horse-drawn carriage rides!
Culinary art in Pragelato
The traditional cuisine of Pragelato reflects the everyday life and work of the locals. The produces of cattle breeding and the work in the fields are the main ingredients of its dishes. Many of them are therefore prepared on the basis of potatoes and seasonal vegetables, often also including pork. Typical cheese of the region is the Plaisentif (violet cheese).
Enjoy a family holiday in the mountains of the Piedmont. Our pearl Pragelato invites you with its charme and offers beautiful walks and exciting hiking trails on the subjet of water.
Currently no special offers available. For further information please contact the Pearl's tourist office.
Hiking / Biking / Nature
Nature park Val Troncea
The Nature Park Val Troncea offers a variety of hiking paths in any season. The nature reserve Banchetta-Vallonetto and Beth provides 22 signposted itineraries that guide you through diverse areas of unspoilt nature. In winter you may explore the valley along the cross-country ski tracks.
Another conservation area close to Pragelato is the Nature Park Gran Bosco, which offers not only beautiful nature, but also a number of old fortifications, which are witnesses to the eventful history of the area. Within the park you can hike on 14 different signposted itineraries and several nature trails.
Long-distance hiking trails
Pragelato's mountain pastures spread around the theme walk "Plaisentif", a loop trail informing about the region's pasture farming as well as the extraordinary cheese "Plaisentif" also known as violet cheese. A warm recommendation especially to families and flaneurs!
Long-distance bicycle trails
Passionate mountain bikers will not miss out on the legendary Tour dell'Assietta and the loop trail of Val Troncea.
Pragelato (45.016421, 6.942303)
  
Pragelato Bahnhof (44.888242, 7.336642)
  
  
  
- Pragelato (45.016421, 6.942303)