Monte Argentera, 12010 Entracque, Province of Cuneo, Italy
About Monte Argentera
The Monte Argentera is a mountain of the Maritime Alps, of which represents the maximum elevation. It is located in the upper Gesso valley, in the province of Cuneo, on the border between the municipalities of Entracque and Valdieri . The summit is not located on the Italian - French watershed, but on a secondary ridge. This detaches from the main watershed at the Ghiliè peak, and proceeds in a general north direction until it culminates at the southern peak of the Argentera.
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The Gesso Valley is a valley in the Maritime Alps, characterized by the vast basin of the Gesso stream, largely shaped by the action of glaciers. Geographically it acts as a "hinge" between the two stretches of the Maritime perpendicular to each other, the East-West one and the South-North oriented one. In Valle Gesso there are the highest peaks of the Maritime Alps, namely the two peaks of Monte Argentera.
Isola 2000 is a ski resort in the southern French Alps. It is located next to the Mercantour National Park and is about 90 km from Nice, France. It offers skiers and riders 45 alpine ski slopes and an incredible panorama from the massif of the Ecrins.
The Vallée des Merveilles is a mountain area and a valley loacted in southern France. It holds the largest quantity of open-air Bronze Age petroglyphs in Europe.
The Col de Tende is a mountain pass in the Alps, on the border of France and Italy, at 44°9′ N 7°33.96′ E. It separates the Maritime Alps from the Ligurian Alps. It connects Nice and Tende in Alpes-Maritimes with Cuneo in Piedmont. The altitude of the pass itself is 1870 m. One of the picturesque locations in this area and also you can spend some nice time there.
Mercantour National Park is a French national park with an area of protected land that covers around 685-kilometer square. The park includes beautiful lakes, diverse wildlife, many valleys, and villages. There is a lot of footpaths through villages which gives a varied experience to visitors.
The Punta Marguareis is a mountain of the Alps high 2,651 m. It is the highest peak in the Ligurian Alps, a nodal point between the Pesio Valley, the Tanaro Valley and the Roia Valley. It has been located since 1947 on the Italian - French borderline, between the province of Cuneo and department of the Alpes-Maritimes. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time here by enjoying the breath taking views
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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.