Treiso and Langhe vineyards, Piedmont Situated at the foot of the Alps, as the name suggests, and watered by the Po, Piedmont is a vast region with mountains, plains and hills dotted with vineyards, some of which are classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It's a region which is rich from both a natural and cultural perspective. Hundreds of acres of national parks, regional parks or reserves provide tranquility and unspoilt scenery. Many cities have preserved important remains of the Roman era and Turin is home to an extraordinary Egyptian museum. Why not invest in this region which attracts so many tourists with its magnificent landscapes, ski resorts and spa towns? For there is a buoyant property market in Piedmont with many apartments for sale, or good sized villas, including some at unbeatable prices.