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Gran Paradiso National Park: What to do when you get there?

If you were standing at the summit of Gran Paradiso, at an altitude of 4,061 meters above the sea level, your eyes would be take in the breathtaking views of the National Park.

Roam free in the larch and fir forests, wide alpine grasslands, majestic rock formations, the endless rivers, white snowy peaks and ancient glaciers. 

The territory of the park extends between Piemonte and Valle d'Aosta in the northwest of Italy, and covers a territory of 70,000 acres of unblemished alpine nature. The symbol of the park is the wild goat, which largely populates the area together with marmots, deers, chamois, mountain hare, foxes, black grouse and golden eagles. The park is composed of 5 valleys: Valle Orco, Valle Soana, Valle di Cogne, Valsavarenche and Valle di Rhêmes.

The Gran Paradiso National Park has something for everyone all year round. No matter what the season you're guaranteed a fun and thrilling activity here. Late spring and summer are the ideal months for high altitude excursions, such as the alpinism routes to the refuge of Vittorio Emanuele. Trekkers and mountain bikers can enjoy adventures in the valleys. 

Rock and ice climbing are a widely practiced in Gran Paradiso National Park. The five valleys offer hundreds of routes for any level and taste! Other summer activities as via ferrata, rafting and canyoning are also available in the park.

Ever dreamt of skiing in paradise? Well it isn't called Gran Paradiso for nothing! You'll find a large variety of ski resorts such as Cersole Reale, Noasca, Locana, Ribordone, Valsavarenche, Villeneuve and Cogne. 

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Around Gran Paradiso National Park

Valgrisenche
1 activity
Aosta Valley
33 activities
Bonneval-sur-Arc, Haute Maurienne
5 activities
Val d'Isère
1 activity
Val d'Isère, Espace Killy
13 activities
Tignes, Espace Killy
31 activities
Tignes
1 activity
Bessans, Haute Maurienne
9 activities
La Thuile
1 activity
Les Arcs, Paradiski
12 activities
Les Arcs
3 activities
Courmayeur
6 activities
Val Cenis, Haute Maurienne
7 activities
La Plagne
1 activity
La Plagne, Paradiski
9 activities
Courchevel, Les Trois Vallées
11 activities
Chamonix Mont-Blanc
83 activities
Montgirod Centron
8 activities
Gressoney
4 activities
Arolla
2 activities
Turin
2 activities
Alagna Valsesia
23 activities
Meribel
2 activities
Moûtier, Les Trois Vallées
1 activity
Val Thorens, Les Trois Vallées
12 activities
Val Thorens
1 activity
Verbier
16 activities
Zermatt
7 activities
Valfréjus, Haute Maurienne
4 activities
Les Saisies
3 activities
Val d'Arly
1 activity
Megève, Evasion Mont Blanc
12 activities
Megève
1 activity
Valmorel, Le Grand Domaine
3 activities
Zinal
1 activity
Zinal
1 activity
Flaine, Le Grand Massif
13 activities
Albertville
4 activities
Les Carroz, Le Grand Massif
4 activities
Magland
1 activity
Samoëns, Le Grand Massif
11 activities
Sion
3 activities
La Clusaz
1 activity
La Clusaz, Massif des Aravis
9 activities
Le Grand-Bornand
2 activities
Le Grand-Bornand, Massif des Aravis
4 activities
Niouc
3 activities
Avoriaz, Portes du Soleil
6 activities
Albiez-Montrond, Les Sybelles
2 activities
Morzine, Portes du Soleil
18 activities
Les Gets
1 activity
Les Sybelles
3 activities
Sierre
9 activities
Brianconn
2 activities
Briançon
7 activities
Le Corbier, Les Sybelles
1 activity
Monetier, Serre-Chevalier
3 activities
Diablerets
1 activity
Les Gets, Portes du Soleil
8 activities
Châtel
2 activities
Serre Chevalier
20 activities
Châtel, Portes du Soleil
1 activity
Mieussy
1 activity
Massif des Bauges
3 activities
La Grave
8 activities
Queyras
3 activities
Thorens-Glières
1 activity
Allevard
9 activities
Domodossola
3 activities
Vallouise
1 activity
Brig-Glis
8 activities
Annecy
76 activities
Villeneuve
4 activities
Les 7 Laux
9 activities
Gstaad
2 activities
Montreux
3 activities
Château d’Oex
7 activities
Eygliers
1 activity
Chamoux-sur-Gelon
1 activity
Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine
10 activities
Alpe d'Huez
5 activities
Chambéry
11 activities
Les Deux Alpes
6 activities
Aix-les-Bains
5 activities
Kandersteg
2 activities
Lake Bourget, Aix les Bains
12 activities
Annemasse
2 activities
Ecrins National Park
3 activities
Thonon-les-Bains
9 activities
Risoul, La Forêt Blanche
11 activities
Saint-Hilaire, Isère
1 activity
Vars, La Forêt Blanche
12 activities
Geneva
11 activities
Chartreuse Mountains
3 activities
Lausanne
2 activities
Chamrousse
9 activities
Diemtigtal
1 activity
Oberland
1 activity
Embrun
3 activities
Les Orres
6 activities
Grenoble
33 activities
Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
1 activity
Ascona
1 activity
Lake Serre Ponçon
18 activities
Interlaken
29 activities
Lugano
2 activities
Thun
4 activities
Pra Loup, Espace Lumière
7 activities
Ticino
9 activities
Gap
6 activities
Milan
4 activities
Alpii Maritimi
2 activities
Auron
1 activity
Serrières-de-Briord
1 activity
Mercantour National Park
11 activities
Tallard
1 activity
Métabief
1 activity
Lake Como
22 activities
Valberg
1 activity
Engelberg
3 activities
Genova
8 activities
Breil-sur-Roya
20 activities
Laragne-Montéglin
2 activities
Rocchetta Nervina
1 activity
Bergamo
1 activity
Sisteron
2 activities
Lucerne
12 activities
Madesimo
5 activities
Jura
24 activities
Malafretaz
1 activity
Imperia
1 activity
Liguria
2 activities
Saillans
1 activity
San Lorenzo al Mare
1 activity
Sanremo
2 activities
Lyon
4 activities
Verdon Gorge
64 activities
Monaco
10 activities
Soglio
1 activity
Ilanz
1 activity

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Gran Paradiso National Park: What to do when you get there?

If you were standing at the summit of Gran Paradiso, at an altitude of 4,061 meters above the sea level, your eyes would be take in the breathtaking views of the National Park.

Roam free in the larch and fir forests, wide alpine grasslands, majestic rock formations, the endless rivers, white snowy peaks and ancient glaciers. 

The territory of the park extends between Piemonte and Valle d'Aosta in the northwest of Italy, and covers a territory of 70,000 acres of unblemished alpine nature. The symbol of the park is the wild goat, which largely populates the area together with marmots, deers, chamois, mountain hare, foxes, black grouse and golden eagles. The park is composed of 5 valleys: Valle Orco, Valle Soana, Valle di Cogne, Valsavarenche and Valle di Rhêmes.

The Gran Paradiso National Park has something for everyone all year round. No matter what the season you're guaranteed a fun and thrilling activity here. Late spring and summer are the ideal months for high altitude excursions, such as the alpinism routes to the refuge of Vittorio Emanuele. Trekkers and mountain bikers can enjoy adventures in the valleys. 

Rock and ice climbing are a widely practiced in Gran Paradiso National Park. The five valleys offer hundreds of routes for any level and taste! Other summer activities as via ferrata, rafting and canyoning are also available in the park.

Ever dreamt of skiing in paradise? Well it isn't called Gran Paradiso for nothing! You'll find a large variety of ski resorts such as Cersole Reale, Noasca, Locana, Ribordone, Valsavarenche, Villeneuve and Cogne. 

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