Po and Collina Torinese Park Authority has the following three information points:
1) Cascina Le Vallere - Moncalieri
Corso Trieste, 98 - Moncalieri (TO)
Tel. +39 0114326520
Access to the public and Park Authority Secretary of Po and Collina Torinese Park : from Monday to Friday, 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m., from Monday to Thursday, 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
2) Castagneto Po Operation Office
Via Alessandria, 2 - 10090 Castagneto Po (TO)
Tel. +39 0114326550
Open from Monday to Thursday, from 9.00 am to noon and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm, on Friday from 9.00 am to noon.
3) Carmagnola Visitor Center
At Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Parco Cascina Vigna, via S. Francesco di Sales, 188 - Carmagnola (TO)
Tel. +39 011 9724390
Open to the public on: visit the website www.storianaturale.org
Po and Collina Torinese Park Authority has two Congress Halls, one in Castagneto Po and the other one in Moncalieri. Both can be temporarily used by other subjects on payment.
Congress Hall of Cascina Le Vallere, in Moncalieri
Congress Hall of Castagneto Po
In Po Torinese Park there are some recreational areas where visitors can find services useful for their visit to the protected area.
Here you are the list of the recreational areas, including the services you can find in each area:
"Oasi del Po Morto" Recreational Area (Municipality of Carignano)
"Molinello" Recreational Area (Municipality of Moncalieri)
"Le Vallere" Recreational Area (Municipality of Moncalieri)
Access to Parco delle Vallere:
every day, from 16th October to 15th March: 7.00 a.m.-7.00 p.m.
every day, from 16th March to 15th October: 7.00 a.m.-9.00 p.m.
On holiday days, in spring and in summer, the access to the parking area is with fee (5.00 Euros)
Within Le Vallere Recreational Area you will find Carlo Allioni Phenological Garden
"Arrivore e Colletta" Recreational Area (Municipality of Turin)
Recreational Areas on Collina di Superga (Municipality of Turin)
The recreational areas are 4, 3 of them are situated along the Panoramic Road and 1 near the site of the Basilica
Recreational Areas in Bosco del Vaj (Municipality of Castagneto Po)
The recreational areas are 2
"Ponte di Legno di Verolengo" Recreational Area (Municipality of Verolengo)
Recreational Area in "Riserva del Baraccone" (Municipality of Brusasco)
Recreational Area in "Riserva del Baraccone" (Municipality of Cavagnolo)
According to the regional law n. 24 of 2007, it is necessary to pay a fee in order to gather mushrooms. The authorization for gathering mushrooms is valid on the entire regional territory and lasts from a day to 3 years maximum, depending on the paid fee. The payment could also be made for the regional park bodies.
For more information about how to pay and about its duration, visit this page.
Park Guides are professionals who offer a wide range of services for children and adults, such as guided hikes and learning activities, both outdoors and in the schools or at the Park visitor Centres.Po Piemontese Park Guides
For information: Tel. +39 0114326527
Cycle tourism guides will accompany visitors to better discover the nature reserves and surrounding areas.
4 guides have been appointed as "Cycle-tourist Guides of Po Torinese Park and CollinaPo Biosphere Reserve" by Resolution No 59 on August 22nd, 2017. Click below for the list.Cycle tourism guides
The area of Po and Collina Torinese Park and the territorial tourist area "Po Confluenze Nord Ovest" is very large and extends from the Province of Cuneo to the Province of Vercelli, crossing the whole Province of Turin. Therefore, in the Park territory there are 4 welcome centers and local tourist boards:
|For the Province of Turin
||ATL "Turismo Torino e Provincia"|
|For the Province of Vercelli
For the Province of Cuneo
|ATL "Turismo Valsesia e Vercelli"
ATL "del Cuneese"
|For the Province of Asti
The Po and Collina Torinese Protected Areas' management authority created and registered the collective mark "CollinaPo" with the aim of achieving the following goals:
The Park authority is responsible and manager of the mark CollinaPo.
Regulations to obtain the CollinaPo Mark license (168Kb)
Form to require the license for the CollinaPo Mark (45Kb)