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Monte Viso

Monte Viso, 12030 Oncino, Province of Cuneo, Italy

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About Monte Viso

Monte Viso is the mountain highest of the Hautes Alpes and ' eponymous mountain range, including the subsection of the Monviso Alps, in Piedmont. Also known because at its foot there is the source of the river Po, the longest watercourse in Italy, since 29 May 2013 it has become a UNESCO heritage site as a cross-border biosphere reserve with France, and since 2016 it has been part of the Monviso Natural Park on the Italian sector, while the Queyras Natural Park insists on the French one.

Attractions near Monte Viso

Valle Varaita9.29km from Monte Viso

The Varaita Valley is a valley in the Province of Cuneo, in Piedmont, whose symbol is the Monviso and with it, mountain lakes, ancient villages, ski slopes, and the presence of the Bosco dell'Alevé, which make it a popular tourist destination. One of the nice trekking destination and also the views from here is truly breathtaking.

Col d'Izoard32.79km from Monte Viso

Col d'Izoard is a mountain pass that connects Briançon and the Guil valley in the French Alps. Near the summit, there is a monument remembering the epic battles between Fausto Coppi and Louison Bobet in 1950.

Lago Nero34.91km from Monte Viso

Lago Nero is a beautiful lake in the Province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. At an elevation of 2014 m, its surface area is 0.16 km². It is one of the main water source of this area and also a tourist attraction too.

Via Lattea36.09km from Monte Viso

The Via Lattea consists of two parallel valleys just west of Turin that offer top-notch skiing facilities. The valleys hosted many events at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and the facilities and infrastructure remain state of the art.  it comprises the five Piedmontese resorts and additionally the French resort Montgenèvre. Altogether there is more than 400 km (250 miles) of skiable pistes,120 of them with artificial snow, and 70 lifts.

Val Chisone36.94km from Monte Viso

The Val Chisone is one of the Occitan valleys of western Piedmont, situated in the Cottian Alps of north-west Italy. Traditionally, the valley's entrances are considered the towns of Pinerolo and Sestriere. It is bounded by the Val di Susa to the north and east, the Val Sanguine to the north, the Val Pellice to the south, while eastwards is the plain of the Po Valley. The valley is crossed by the torrent from which it takes its name, the Chisone. The valley has a main branch, the Valle Germanasc

Zoom Torino39.29km from Monte Viso

A majestic zoo and a beautiful amuzement park which was located in Cumiana, near Turin, northern Italy, created in 2007. It covers 180,000 square meters. The zoo is meant to represent the continents of Asia and Africa using immersive exhibits.

Where is Monte Viso

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Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country. It borders the Liguria region to the south, the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions to the east, and the Aosta Valley region to the northwest; it also borders Switzerland to the northeast and France to the west. It has an area of 25,402 km2 making it the second-largest region of Italy after Sicily and a population of 4,322,805 as of 30 June 2020. The capital of Piedmont is Turin.