It is a region of north-western Italy that borders on France, Switzerland, Lombardy, Liguria and Emilia Romagna.
Rich in history with a vast artistic and cultural heritage, it welcomes the imposing mountain range of the Alps and hosts the renowned ski resorts of Sestriere, Bardonecchia, Sauze and Pragelato : ski paradises for snow lovers.
Beautiful valleys extend into Val di Susa, Valsesia and Val d’Ossola .
The Langhe and Monferrato offer breathtaking landscapes, while Lake Maggiore , Stresa and the Borromean islands are the best known tourist destinations together with the spa resorts of Acqui Terme and Vinadio .
The provinces are Turin, Cuneo, Asti, Alessandria, Vercelli, Novara, Biella and Verbano-Cusio-Ossola .