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About Oasi Zegna
The Oasi Zegna is a naturalistic area with free and open access in the province of Biella, Piedmont. Its roots date back to the thirties when the entrepreneur Ermenegildo Zegna , founder of the Zegna Group, after having created the company that bears his name in Trivero (in the Biella Pre-Alps ), dedicated himself to giving new life to his hometown.
Attractions near Oasi Zegna
The Oropa Sanctuary is the most important and largest Sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary to be found in the Alps. It is located in a unique, natural and unspoilt setting at 1200 mt. a.m.s.l, at only 20 minutes drive from the centre of Biella. The monumental complex is made of three courtyards: the heart of the Sanctuary is the Old Basilica where the Black Madonna is kept.
The Monte Mucrone is a mountain of Biella Alps high 2,335 m. It is located in the Province of Biella between the Elvo Valley and the Oropa basin and the municipal boundaries of Biella, Sordevolo and an administrative mountain island in the municipality of Pollone converge on the culminating point. Like the rest of the Oropa basin, the eastern slopes of the Mucrone were included in 2005 in the special nature reserve of the Sacro Monte di Oropa.
The Mont Mars is the highest peak of the Biella Alps. The Valle d'Aosta side has been included in the Mont Mars Nature Reserve since 1993. It is possible to climb the summit on the southern side starting from the Sanctuary of Oropa; the difficulty of the route is estimated as EE; alternatively, you can go up the north side starting from the Lys Valley. One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint too.
The island of San Giulio is the only island of Lake Orta and is part of the municipality of Orta San Giulio, in the province of Novara, in Piedmont. There is a small inhabited center where the buildings of greater historical importance are the Basilica of San Giulio and the Mater Ecclesiae abbey, built on the ruins of an ancient castle and which occupies a large part of the island's surface. Currently, the island is permanently inhabited only by very few families, in addition to the monastery.
The Sacro Monte di Orta is part of the group of nine Alpine Sacred Mountains in Piedmont and Lombardy considered world heritage sites and is located in the municipality of Orta San Giulio in the province of Novara. Many of the artworks are of a high quality, some of the most highly thought of painters and sculptors of the period having been commissioned to produce them. The vegetation of the Sacred Mountain runs down to the shores of Lake Orta and was designed in line with ornamental criteria t
Lake Orta lake in Novara and Verbano-Cusio-Ossola provincie, Piemonte regione, northwestern Italy, just west of Lake Maggiore, from which it is divided by Mount Mottarone. the lake, renowned for its crystal clear water, is surrounded by Alpine mountains dotted by medieval and baroque buildings. Lake Orta's romantic charm once drew artists and writers, such as Lord Byron and Honoré de Balzac, and now attracts well-heeled vacationers from Italy.
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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.