Limone Piemonte currently numbers some 1.500 inhabitants and it rise nearly 1.000 metres above sea level. Surrounded by the Maritim Alps, the village lies near the France boundary. It is well-connected to the Riviera Ligure and to the Costa Azzurra thanks to the international tunnel of the “Colle di Tenda” and to the magnificent Roya Valley. Limone Piemonte is renowned as one of the most important ski-stations of the Region.
The area called "Riserva Bianca" is situated just under the Colle di Tenda, in the Maritime Alps, and may be reached from three routes: Limone Piemonte, Limonetto and Quota 1400. More than 80 km of ski slopes will welcome ski fans: situated at an altitude from 1.050 to 2.100 meters (ideal for Alpine skiing), the ski runs are served with twenty lift facilities.
In Panice Sottana there is also a 8 km ring for country-cross skiing. The high altitude and the peculiar position guarantee a natural snowing from December to April. For this reason, the Riserva Bianca is suitable for all skiers, the beginners as well the experts, that can experience thrilling off-piste skiing in charming backcountries, where the landscape is untouched and the view of the Alps and of the Piedmont plain is magnificent. For Alpine skiing fans, the Rocca dell'Abisso, the Montevecchio and the old military pathways offer sublime and mutable landscapes to savour the silence of Nature before a stirring downhill run.