Casa per ferie Guigas

The Association G.B. Guigas is an association founded in 1997 by a group of entrepreneurs friends to each other with the aim to offer to families, young people,  groups and school students, through the management of the homonymous receptive structure in Pragelato, the possibility of staying at affordable prices and the opportunity to engage themselves in shared activities characterized by a strong educational value.






History

The building that houses the Casa per Ferie G. B. Guigas was built in the early 1600's and then it was donated by the teacher S. Guigas to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Pinerolo as a meeting and holiday place for orphan and poor children. The complex was fully restored in 1997, in full compliance with the interesting finds of historical and architectural value.
The receptive structure is located in an excellent position in the Grangers hamlet in Pragelato (200 meters  far from the site of the ski jumping trampoline of the "Turin 2006 Winter Olympics").

The structure

Casa Guigas owns a parking in the entrance, a wide garden with volleyball, soccer and bocce playgrounds,  table football and table tennis structures  in an dedicated hall.

Casa Guigas is equipped with a kitchen, a dining room, a dining room-bar,  a meeting room with fireplace and TV,  a lounge with game tables sofas and large windows overlooking the garden, lounge with ADSL connection, a room with ADSL connection.A hall used as a storage for ski and boots in winter and for mountain-bikes and prams in summer is located in the courtyard. The structure has also a wide hall available for events, singing, meetings, film viewing (with projector), which can also be used to celebrate the Holy Mass, in the case of groups led by a priest.

The structure has 16 rooms all of which equipped with toilet and shower and furnished 2 to 5 beds.
The furnishings  consists largely of antique pieces. The total number of beds, including bunk beds is 62.

Casa Guigas is located 200m far from the start of the 35 km cross-country skiing trails (which is linked with the Olympic trail), and 4 minutes driving from the start of the cableway which connects Pragelato to the Sestriere and Vialattea  ski area.

In summer Casa Guigas is definitely a good starting point for walks, excursions up to 3000 m and mountain biking.
In addition, in the Pragelato area there are two sports centers easily available for everybody (tennis. Basketball, five-a-side football, archery, rock climbing, swimming, beach volleyball, horse riding) and very characteristic museums (Museum of Costumes and Tradiotions, of Val Troncea Park, of Escarton).

Casa Guigas is characterized by a family run style both in board and in the relations with guests and it offers all the comfort for a simple and quiet holiday, beyond, certainly, cleaning and daily service in the rooms, in the dining room and in the common areas.

The structure can accommodate disabled people.

Our services

Rates include:

  • weekly change of linen
  • use of TV  in the common areas (non-paying channels)
  • ADSL internet connections (dedicated room)

Booking  on request:

  • mountain-bike rental
  • visitis to the museums of Pragelato area (see section Museums in Pragelato)
  • visits to the Fenestrelle Fort and to the ancient talc mines "Scopriminiera" in Prali
  • in winter time: ski instructors booking and ski rental

Rates don't include

Everything which is not expressly referred to above.

Location

Casa Guigas is located in Pragelato in Granges hamlet, Via Col Del Piz 3, 80 meters far from the state highway in a quiet place, about 200 meters far from the winter skating rink and from the five-a-side football field, tennis court and children's playground.  In addition, the structure is situated 300 meters far from the ski slopes, cross-country trail and from the ski jumping trampoline and 3 minutes driving from the start of the cableway which connects Pragelato to the Sestriere and Vialattea ski area.

 

Rates

TYPE OF OVERNIGHT STAY

HIGH SEASON

LOW SEASON

Full board (per day, per person, drinks not included)

€ 45 - 50

€ 55 - 65

Half-board (per day, per person, drinks not included)

€ 40 - 45

€ 45 - 55

Bed and breakfast (per person)

€ 35

€ 38

Discounts for groups to be agreed with the structure

   

HIGH SEASON: 1° dicembre fino a Pasqua - 1°luglio fino al 31 agosto

LOW SEASON: settembre, ottobre, novembre - maggio, giugno