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Monte Leone

Monte Leone, 28868 Varzo, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy

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About Monte Leone

Monte Leone is the highest mountain of the Lepontine Alps which was located in the borders of Switzerland and Italy.  One of the nice trekking destinations and also the mountain belongs to an alpine subsection of Lepontine Alps called "North-Western Lepontine Alps. It will be a new experience visiting this picturesque location.



Attractions near Monte Leone

Park of Veglia and Alpe Devero4.61km from Monte Leone

The Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero Natural Park is a protected natural area located in Piedmont, in the northernmost part of the Ossola Valley, in the Verbano-Cusio-Ossola province.  It was established in 1995 and includes two large alpine basins, Alpe Veglia located at the head of Val Cairasca, a side valley of Val Divedro, and Alpe Devero located at the head of Valle di Devero, a side valley of Valle Antigorio which departs shortly after. Baceno .

Simplon Pass6km from Monte Leone

The Simplon Pass has been a key passage for centuries between the Valais and Italy. The grade of the pass is generally steady throughout the ascension, so you can admire the unobstructed views over the Rhone Valley and into the Haut-Valais while you advance bit by bit into an exceptional Alpine environment. The Simplon Pass was used as early as the Stone Age. But up to the 17th century, it was used mainly by smugglers and mercenaries because the narrow Gondo Gorge was considered by Roman Era arc

Rosswald7.99km from Monte Leone

The Rosswald towers above the Rhone Valley. The peak is true to its nickname (“sun terrace”) and features breathtaking views of the Valais and Bernese mountain ranges. A cable car and four ski lifts bring skiers to 2600m and 25 km of well-groomed pistes. The Rosswald also offers comfortable vacation homes and affordable chalets with views to unforgettable snowscapes. One of the beautiful location to enjoy your holiday.

Stockalper Palace11.75km from Monte Leone

The Stockalper Palace is a castle in Brig-Glis, Switzerland. It was built between 1658 and 1678 by Kaspar Stockalper, a silk merchant of Brig. The Stockalper Palace was the largest private construction in Switzerland at the time. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The Palace was built next to the smaller 16th century Gothic Stockalper House. It is a rectangular building with three towers on the north-west, south-west and south-east corners.

Weissmies15.5km from Monte Leone

Weissmies is a prominent mountain surrounding the famous Saas valley in Wallis, Switzerland. Weissmies is one of the 82 mountains above 4000 meters in the Alps and therefore a popular objective for climbers. “Mies” is a local dialect for the German word “moos” which translates into “moss”. So the name “Weissmies” literally means “white moss”, which refers the glaciated summit of the mountain, resembling a white moss-like cover. Weissmies is considered an “easy” 4000-meter peak since the normal r

Lago di Dévero17.51km from Monte Leone

The Lake Devero or Codelago is an artificial lake in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, located at 1856 m above sea level inside of the Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero Natural Park.  Today it looks like a large lake basin surrounded by vast larch woods and is the destination of many tourists both during the summer and during the winter period when it is possible to cross the frozen lake with snowshoes or skis.

Where is Monte Leone

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Piedmont80 attractions

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.