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What can you see or do in the Maira valley? A few tips for your holidays with some bibliographic news and instructions about where to find out more (please check Link).

Chiesa di San Peyre For lovers of arts and culture there are several museums, churches to visit or you can admire the details of mountain architecture. Places worth visiting can be found anywhere in the valley.

A few useful books:
Bonardi C. (a cura di), Atlante dell’edilizia montana nelle alte valli del cuneese. La valle Maira, Politecnico di Torino, sede di Mondovì, 2009.
Cordero M., Chegai M., Valle Maira, ed. L’Arciere, Cuneo, nuova edizione 2002.
Cordero M. (a cura di), Per antichi sentieri: itinerari culturali a Marmora e Canosio, ed. L’Arciere, Cuneo, 1995.
Massimo L., L’architettura della Val Maira, Il Drago/Ousitanio Vivo, Saluzzo 1993.
Olivero R., Macchine ad acqua. Mulini in Valle Maira, ed. I libri della bussola, Cuneo 2009.
Pellerino R., Rossi D. (a cura di), Mistà. Itinerario romanico – gotico nelle chiese delle valli Grana, Maira, Varaita e Po, Bronda, Infernotto, Cuneo 2006.
Crestani D., Anciuè e Caviè ‘d la Val Mairo, ed. L’Arciere, Dronero 1992.
Valla F., DVD, La strada dei capelli, Italia 2005

In bicicletta For those who enjoy nature you can take one of the many itineraries exploring flora and fauna beauties and you can visit some special archeological and geological sites.
For further information please contact the guides of the Maira valley.

Sci alpinismo Sports fans will find an actual paradise in the Maira valley with infinite attractions both in summer and in winter.
Just to mention a few possible activities, you can practice trekking, mountain bike riding, climbing, vie ferrate (Camoglieres and the ferrate of the Oronaye, in safety since 2010). Winter, too offers a lot of possibilities such as a cross-country skiing track, a small but well-tended installation of alpine skiing, in Canosio, uncountable snow-shoeing tours, frozen waterfalls. .
A special mention must have ski mountaineering, whereas the Maira valley is considered by many fans to be one of the best areas in the whole alpine territory.
For these sports, too there are many books available.

Some of them are mentioned below:
Icardi M., Marino S., Mountain bike – 44 itinerari nelle valli cuneesi, ed. Gi. Mac Savigliano, 2007.
Belliardo L., Bottero F. (a cura di), Rocca la Meja – 50 vie tra alpinismo e arrampicata sportiva, 2011.
Massari G., Il gruppo Castello – Provenzale, ed. Ghibaudo, Cuneo, 2009.
Rosano B., Charamaio en Val Mairo – Nevica in Val Maira – 108 itinerari scialpinistici in Val Maira, 2004.

ristorante And last but not least the cooking! There are several typical inns which offer excellent food, dishes ranging from traditional cooking to local chefs’ fanciful ideas

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