Typical mountain house

Typical mountain house

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Situated in a lovely small valley surrounded by mountains, Piazzatorre is the second most important tourist resort in the valley after Foppolo along the Brembo river; the ski tracks reach almost the 2,000 m (7,000 ft) summit of Torcola Soliva. Piazzatorre has become an important touristic place during years 50, an alpine amphitheater with optimal equipments for sports (Tennis Basket, soccer, volley, ice skating palace). During the summer is high recommended places for the picking up of delicious mushroom. Is near at the famous lake of Como (Km 65) and important artistic city as Bergamo (50 KM) and Milano 80 KM). The main ski tracks are placed on. Torcola Mount reachable by chair-lift. Being Piazzatorre an area with no stones on the fields, it allows to ski also with a few inches of snow. Piazzatorre' station actually works 12 months a year with different turism targets for winter and summer.The new municipal sporting centre has soccer playground, tennis, volley and basket.

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  1. I am happily married and I have 2 marvelous children of 12 and 8 years. I work in a public environmental regional agency of and my wife is letterature professor in High school. We live all the year in a little town in the Brianza in the northern part of Milan and we use the 2° house advertised here only in some winter period or in august for a month, so the house is available for almost 11 months during the year. I love mountain and sport cycling and skyiing and any type of sport that allow me to stay into the nature. And My wife is fond of historiacal tourism and for italian and foreign cooking. Last summer we closed our second successfull swap with (Spain). Next year we would Like to go in Florida or in such country in the northern part of Africa.

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The etymological origin of the denomination derives from Platea (square / square) and Torus (altitude, raised ground), which together represent the "raised surface", "area in the highlands", which are actually the characteristics of the plateau of Piazzatorre . The village of Val Brembana is able to offer the tourist 365 days a year thanks to the extraordinary quality of the natural environment that gives it the typical dual climate and ski resorts; All supported by a good accommodation facility, with its hotels (modern family-run facilities offering a good level of comfort and friendly atmosphere), camping and self-catering apartments, pizzerias, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs open all year round. As far as leisure time is concerned, recreational opportunities are represented by the various hiking trails that lead to the discovery of the alpine pastures, the fauna and the alpine flora; It is not unusual to see beautiful chamois and roe deer during a hike, or admire the fork hat during his typical wedding parade. In the summer, Piazzatorre enjoys a fresh and healthy climate thanks to the immense surrounding fir trees, which make it highly appealing for climatic and regenerative care stays. Sport lovers can enjoy state-of-the-art facilities that have been hosting retreats for numerous teams and sports groups (including Atalanta and Olympic skaters Fusar Poli and Margaglio) for years, such as the Multipurpose Sports Center with its gymnasium, Ice of holistic measures open all year round and various mountain biking trails.

Buzzy restaurants
Ristorante della Salute
Cool bars
in the center of the village
Cozy cafés
L'Oca d'Oro
Bit of culture
Cornello dei Tasso the town where was invented the modernt postal service
Walks in the park
along the river passing throught 5 bridges
Day tripping
to high Bergamo (artistic town)

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