Vercelli and the Lands of rice
Ancient farmsteads, ingenious hydraulic works, landscapes offering unique views in every season, locations charged with ancient charm that have a centuries-old link with rice and its traditions: visit us to discover the Lands of Rice in the Vercelli area!
VERCELLI, A CITY OF ART
LUCEDIO, THE GRANGE AND THE PARTECIPANZA WOODle
OLD FARMSTEADS, IRRIGATION CANALS AND THE CHECKERED SEA
VILLAGES IN THE LANDS OF RICE
The villages disseminated in Vercelli’s rice lands present an ancient charm, places where one can relax, savour traditional dishes, and enjoy authentic experiences in contact with nature. Such examples include Trino, an ancient feud of the Paleologi family that retains extensive evidence of an ancient and important past; Livorno Ferraris, the birthplace of the famous physicist Galileo Ferraris, to whom a museum has been dedicated; and Saluggia, where the namesake bean is cultivated, a product of excellence much sought after for the panissa, the most typical of Vercelli’s risottos. The villages of the Lands of Rice are wrapped in an ancient atmosphere to be slowly discovered and calmly “savoured”.
HOW TO GET TO VERCELLI AND THE LANDS OF RICE
A4 Turin-Milan A26 junction at Santhià, direction Alessandria. Exit at Vercelli West.
A26 Genoa-Gravellona Toce, E25 junction, direction Santhià- Turin. Exit at Vercelli West.
Daily bus services link Vercelli with the municipalities of the lands of rice. Directions to get to the Vercelli area.
Saluggia, Livorno Ferraris and Tronzano V.se are located on the Milan-Turin railway line.
highlights and must-see places
Art and culture, enchanting landscapes, ancient traditions, and excellent food and wine.