Lessona is full of initiatives and events, from sport to culture, food and wine.
The territory morphology make Lessona hills the perfect area for mountain bike races and walks through the woods.
On the first Sunday of October “La Prevostura”, a mountain-bike sports event which has become a classic, at the end of the season, takes place.
It attracts many great names in the cycling world every year and it’s an almost unique opportunity for the champions to try out their physical conditions in sight of The French Riviera race event.
The nature of the race feature a non-stop sequence of uphills and downhills from the beginning to the end.
La Prevostura, the current farm company producing Lessona wine, was once an old farmhouse where merchants and travelers used to stop by. Nowadays it represents the ideal target for cyclists who, starting from the center of Lessona , must face the most challenging uphill of the day in a ride that is less than 1 km long.
The designed itinerary allows you to retrace ancient roads frequented by farm wagons in the last centuries, has now become a suitable path for MTB excursions.
The race crosses hills with woods, vineyards, pastures and farms; cyclists can reach ancient villages and small streams by going through one of the most evocative routes in Biella area.
July is the month of events that take place in the party area near the sports hall. Among these stands out “Ratataplan”, an international festival of ethnic music, art and street theater that has attracted many visitors for over 20 years.
At the end of September “Ronda del Bramaterra” is the event dedicated to wine lovers: it’s walk through the vineyards that allows people to taste products and wines of our land, organized by “Proloco di Masserano”.