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Valle Vigezzo

Valle Vigezzo, 28854 Malesco, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy

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About Valle Vigezzo

The Vigezzo Valley or more commonly called Vigezzo Valley is one of seven valleys that branch off from the Val d'Ossola and connects the ' Italy with Switzerland. It is known as the Valley of the Painters for the historical presence of landscape and portrait painters. In the valley there are many beautiful villages: Druogno, Santa Maria Maggiore, Malesco and Re at the valley floor; Toceno, Craveggia and Villette on the slopes.



Attractions near Valle Vigezzo

Val Grande National Park9.7km from Valle Vigezzo

Val Grande National Park is the largest wilderness area in Italy, but also an outdoor museum of the ancient civilization of the Alps. The abandonment of the alpine summer pastures and of the deforestation practice led to the return to the wilderness: nature becomes the master. The richness and variety of the vegetation represent one of the greatest attractions of the area, with impenetrable woods and a "very colored" flora.  It will be a nice experience visiting this dense greenery.

Pizzo Ruscada9.83km from Valle Vigezzo

Pizzo Ruscada is the second highest mountain in the north of Centovalli in the Ticino Alps. With a height of 2,004 meters, you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Centovalli to Monte Rosa and Lake Maggiore.  It lies on the range between the valley of Onsernone and Centovalli. One of the beautiful trekking destination and also it is famous for camping too.

Centovalli10.57km from Valle Vigezzo

Centovalli is a valley and a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. It is composed of 19 villages or hamlets "frazioni".The Centovalli is a hiking paradise. It offers untouched nature, breathtaking vistas, and a dense, well-groomed network of hiking trails.

Gridone11.43km from Valle Vigezzo

The Gridone, Ghiridone, or Monte Limidario is a mountain of the Lepontine Alps, overlooking Lake Maggiore near Brissago. At 2,188 meters above sea level, its summit straddles the border between Italy and Switzerland.  The summit can be easily reached from both sides, although it is nearly 2,000 meters above Lake Maggiore.

Valle Onsernone13.3km from Valle Vigezzo

The Valle Onsernone is one of the most impressive and mysterious valleys in Ticino. Characteristics are the thick forests, spectacular gorges, and white water. This rather isolated place can be reached by a winding road. The natural evocative beauty of this valley is the perfect setting for a hike through its magnificent woods or to the highest mountain peaks.

Toce15.05km from Valle Vigezzo

The Toce, or more properly "la" Toce, is the main river of the Ossola Valley and runs through it from north to south. The vast drainage basin, apart from two small portions in the Swiss territory and in the province of Novara, is contained in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola.  It was born at about 1800 m of altitude in the Riale plain in the upper Formazza valley from the union of the Morasco, Gries and Roni streams.

Where is Valle Vigezzo

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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.