Destination guide

Travel to friendly Riva Valdobbia

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Riva Valdobbia. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its spas and skiing. Sacred Mountain of Varallo and Bard Fortress are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Riva Valdobbia

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Riva Valdobbia a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alagna-Pianalunga Gondola (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Pianalunga-Cimalenga-Salati Cable Car (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Gressoney Ski Area (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Gressoney Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Gabiet-Passo dei Salati Gondola (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Weissmatten Ski Resort (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Riva Valdobbia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Riva Valdobbia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Matterhorn (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Sesia Valley (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Val d'Ayas (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Fate Lake (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Oropa Botanical Garden (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Breithorn (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Riva Valdobbia

Fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), the closest airport, located 39.9 mi (64.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Turin (TRN-Turin Intl.), which is 44.5 mi (71.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Riva Valdobbia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 210 holiday lettings near Riva Valdobbia. From 29 Houses to 131 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Riva Valdobbia is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Riva Valdobbia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Riva Valdobbia. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cervinia Ski Lift: 516 holiday lettings
  • Breuil-Cervinia Gondola: 511 holiday lettings
  • Matterhorn: 1,161 holiday lettings
  • Cretaz Ski Lift: 511 holiday lettings
  • Zermatt-Furi Gondola: 407 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Riva Valdobbia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Riva Valdobbia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Riva Valdobbia. Our other popular types of Riva Valdobbia holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 131 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Riva Valdobbia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Riva Valdobbia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.