Bed, Breakfast and Self-Catering in the Italian Alps

Based in the Italian Alpine town of Oulx, Piemonte, The Cascina Genzianella is a lovely bed and breakfast with large gardens that are filled with flowers all summer long. We have extensive parking, offer apartments for families and couples and welcome cyclists, motorcyclists, skiers and anyone who wants to enjoy the beautiful scenery and environment of the Alps.

La Cascina Genzianella, was originally a farm house owned by the Eydallin family who have renovated it and are to this day are still running it as a Hotel Residence. It has 10 studio and 2 room apartments, a lounge and bar area where breakfast is served. Surrounded by large garden, it has ample private parking and locked ski and bike deposits.

Lounge interior of B&B Cascina Genzianella oulx


All apartments are decorated with pine furniture and have a small kitchen area, with hot plates, oven, sink and fridge.

The studio apartments are large and spacious, with double sofa bed and armchair which can also be made into a single bed. The ground floor apartments lead straight into the garden

The two room apartments have a twin/double bedded room, and a sitting room with small kitchen area and double sofa bed and televisions.

All rooms have ensuite bathrooms with showers. All rooms have balconies or immediate access to the garden.

We provide all bed and bathroom linen, the kitchen is fully equipped and we do daily cleaning, if wanted all included in the price

Self-catering apartment in the Cascina Genzianella

The Eydallin Family

Mariella is the matriach of the family and the creator of the beautiful garden surrounding the Genzianella.

Renato and his English wife Caroline who over see the day to day running of the business.

Marco and Simone, Ski instructors, freestyle coaches, mountaineers, sky runners, wildlife photographers, they live the mountains at 360 degrees.

Elisabetta and her husband Andrea Tiberi: Elisabetta teaches mountain biking to children, whilst Andrea is a professional mountain biker, and races for the Italian national cross country mountain bike team.



Oulx is in the high Susa valley in Piemonte, Italy. We’re very close to the ski resorts of Sauze d’Oulx, Sestriere, Claviere and Montgenevre (in France) We’re in a perfect location for summer and winter holidays.

In Summer

There is no limit to the beautiful walks and hikes, historical castles and fortresses, famous Tour de France and Giro d’Italia climbs, off road motorbike trails, Assietta, Jaffferau and Sommeilier to name a few. Turin is just 1 hour by train, and the French town of Briancon is a short drive away.

In Sauze d’Oulx , Sestriere and Bardonecchia there are superb free ride mountain bike trails.

Not to mention the wild life, chamois, ibex, red deer, hare, marmots amongst some of the animals you may be lucky to see.

In the summer we offer our own home grown vegetables to our guests.

We have on hand, our own experts who can advise for where to walk and where to bike. We also have mountain bike lessons available for children with Elisabetta.

Mountain Biking at the Cascina Genzianella in oulx, Italy

In Winter

In the winter, La Cascina Genzianella has an ideal location for those who want ski in different resorts. Within a half hour drive, there are 7 well known resorts, the nearest being Sauze d’Oulx, and Bardonecchia, a 10 minute drive to each, slightly further away, Sansicario, Sestriere, Claviere, Montgenevre and immediately the other side of the Frejus tunnel, Aureille, where you can get the cable car to Val Thorens.

We have our own ski hire shop in Sauze d’oulx , Eydallin Sport, with special prices for our own guests, and free ski deposit in the shop which situated at the bottom of the Clotes slope, the gateway to the renowned Milky Way ski area.

Sauze d'Oulx ski resort in winter

Day Trips & Excursions

Day trips are easy to Turin. Both train and car take about one hour and give you the opportunity to see Turin’s many museums and historic sites along with markets and, of course, sample the culinary delights of Turin’s many cafes and restaurants. The fortified French town of Briancon is a short drive away as are the forts of Exilles and Fenestrelle plus many local Italian towns offering good wine and food, festivals and activities.


Set in the beauty of the Italian Alps with easy access to sports of all kinds from skiing to hiking, road cycling and mountain biking the Genzianella is the perfect summer and winter Alpine holiday location


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Contact Details

Residence Cascina Genzianella
Via Cazzettes 2
10056 Oulx TO
Tel 0122 832119
P.IVA 05548700011

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