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Rafting through the Sesia Gorge

Rafting through the Sesia Gorge

3 hours


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  • Try the thrilling experience of rafting on one of the most scenic routes of the Sesia River
  • Dive into a spectacular 3.5 km stretch where the river narrows between high gorges and waterfalls
  • Set off from the province of Vercelli to experience this exciting 3-hour rafting adventure
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Full description

If you are looking for an adventure that combines spectacular scenery with a dash of adrenaline, our rafting trip down the Sesia River is perfect for you.

Enjoy the view as you glide in an inflatable raft over the calm waters of the Sesia in a stretch where the river narrows between spectacular gorges. This approximately 3.5 km route, surrounded by water-smoothed rocks and high waterfalls, is certainly one of the most scenic in the area.

Prepare to be enchanted by the wild beauty of the Sesia, a gem of the Alps that offers more than just rapids!

What we will do

The meeting is at the rafting centre in Mollia, in the province of Vercelli, where the instructor will be waiting for us.

We will start with an introductory briefing to learn the basic paddling techniques, how to position ourselves on the raft and how to coordinate with the other participants.

After the briefing, a short transfer of about 10 minutes will take us to the starting point on the Sesia, chosen according to river conditions. Once in the water, the real fun begins!

We will face exciting rapids in the Sesia Gorge, one of the most scenic stretches of the river. Along the 3.5 km route, we will immerse ourselves in a landscape of high waterfalls and rock walls reflected in calm waters. If we wish, we can also dive into the cool waters of the river at certain points.

Afterabout an hour and a half's descent, we will come out of the water and the transfer will take us back to our starting point in about 20 minutes. Between briefings, transfers and activities, the total duration of the experience is about three hours.

Who it is aimed at

The activity is open to everyone from the age of 14. No previous experience is required, as long as you are in good health and have no heart disease. Swimming skills are required.

Other information

The descent is scheduled every day from April to September, and is confirmed with a minimum of 4 participants.

Pleasenote: the activity is strictly dependent on the weather and water levels in the river.

The rafting centre has a relaxation area with deckchairs, where any accompanying persons can rest in peace. There are also toilets, showers, changing rooms and a food track with sandwiches, burgers and drinks. The centre is not easily accessible by public transport.

The facility has 3 inflatable boats, which can hold up to 7 people each.

The helmets are equipped with GoPro attachments. It is not recommended to use mobile phones on helmets for videos and photos, except with waterproof devices. Upon request at an extra charge, the staff can organise a photo shoot.

Recommended clothing

  • Thermal jersey to wear under the wetsuit
  • Shoes to get wet
  • Swimming costume

Don't forget to bring

  • Towels
  • Changing clothes
  • Changing shoes

What is included

  • Instructor
  • Inflatable
  • Transfer to and from point of descent
  • Paddle
  • Life jacket
  • Helmet

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Mollia, Vercelli

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is last minute. You get a full refund if you cancel within 24 hours from the activity start. You can find the full policies in the Policy di cancellazione section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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