- Limone Piemonte in Estate
…There is mountain and mountain… Because there are mountains that seem city and there is Lemon, a typical alpine country surrounded by beautiful mountains, vivacious, amusing, full of animation and beautiful people. Already because… There is people and people… We like the people that intends and it comes from the whole Piedmont, the Liguria, the Blue Coast or from more distant. And this people know well that… There is comfort and comfort… What it is found again in the Hotel as ours, in the 26 restaurants, in the 5 discos, in cinema and about ten sympathetic nervous system meetings. But the true ace in the sleeve of this spacious valley is represented by the connections. The railroad Cuneo-Limone-Nice allows privileges that rare stations can offer. From the airports in Turin, Genoa and Nice, connected to the highway A4 Torino-Savona, Cuneo can be reached in two hours. From here the S.S. Hill of Curtain always perfectly agibile, that brings to Lemon in 20 Kms. the historical center on which they detach an ancient and important Church and a series of Palazzotti Patrizi. Along “street Roma” they are leaned out jewelries, shops of antiquariato, galleries of art, shops of sporting attire and not, confectioneries, gastronomies, numerous restaurants discos, cinema, pharmacy, banks, postal office.
Limone Piemonte preserves his culture and his characteristic soul of alpine country. It is true nature, as they show the four naturalistic parks that surround it: the national park of the Mercantour, the park of the Valley Pesio, the natural park of the Alps Marittime and the natural Reserve of the wood and lakes of Palanfré. On the two slopes of right numerous proper intineraris are untied for the impassioned ones of alpine touring: It shears Band (mt. 2495), basin of the Carsenes – Shelter Morgantini (mt. 2237), hill Plain, Top Red Coast (mt. 2404).
On the slope of left it is risen imposing the group of the Fortress of the abyss (mt. 2755), where the most interesting alpine itineraries of the whole zone are assembled, among which the Lake of the gold (mt. 2466) and Fortress will Be enough (mt. 2541). Interesting and spectacular the turn of the Strong nineteenth-century Soldiers from the Hill of Curtain to Casterino, in the Valley of the Wonder in French territory.
Limon Piemonte entertains the Naturalistic Companions that organize for the whole season summer excursions driven in territory rich in fauna and flora. The proposals of the companions space, over the zone of Lemon Piedmont, on the whole territory of the Province of Wedge.
In the national Park of the Mercantour you/they can be found together an of rocky incisions among the richest of Europe. In over the Bego mountain it preserves over 3.000 incisions dated to the age of the bronze (years 1500 and 1800 a.Cs.). The National park of the Mercantour is one among the seven French national parks and is extended for over 120 kms. Leftovers of Roman ciottolato are met along the walk by Limonetto Limone, realized from the Savoias, where, above the fall, a path conducts to the Alpe Pope Giovanni, small spiritual oasis.
Limone Piemonte in inverno
…It is a suggestive mountain place of the western Alps to 1000 mt. of altitude, of ancient cultural traditions, tourist and of winter sport. Few know in fact, that the first competitions of ski were organized and dispute in 1907 really to Lemon and Bardonecchia, already from the first ones of eight hundred. Lemon was known for its strategic position to the feet of the Hill of Curtain, pass of exchanges and commerces and for the beauty and the suggestion of its landscape. With the opening in the 1882 of the road tunnel and, in the 1891 of the Railroad, they increased the presences and the stay of the first tourists, and it began of there to few, the exploitation in tourist terms of the winter season that it took off, decidedly, with the first fittings of gone up again in 1936. In the years 50 the tourist that discovers the charm of Lemon “mountain of the two Coasts” it belongs in the good Italian middle class in Turin and Genoa. from the 1960 Lemon the most important becomes some tourist stations of the south-western Alps.
There is snow and snow…
For a “Number One” snow has to be of 1a qualities as ours. Constant, abundant, compact, guarded, happy and prolonged. One “Reserves White” to Be crossed ski to the feet without ever repeating a footstep. Fittings of programmed snow guarantee the good agibilità of the footsteps of varied length and difficulty. Also the smallest can be amused on the footsteps of the “Reserves White”, so while the kindergarten Snow and the Teachers of Ski are taken care of them, in one of the fields school, her mothers are tanned resting on I lay down her, with so much sun, clean air and above all so much health.
For the more sportsmen we remember: surf, snow-board, parapendio, elitrasporto, walks to horse, skating and in place Panice a permanent footstep leading with 2 rings, for a total of 5 Kms, endowed with cafe, sale equipment and rental it is to disposition of the impassioned ones.
The district “Reserves White” known from the connection of 3 stations: Limone, 3 Amis, Limonetto, constitutes the greatest skiing and tourist offer of the sector south westerner of the Italian Alps.