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Lago di Malciaussia - Things to Know Before Visiting

Lago di Malciaussia, 10070 Usseglio, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

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About Lago di Malciaussia

The Malciaussia lake is an artificial lake located in the Valli di Lanzo , more precisely in the valley of Viù , in the hamlet Malciaussia the town of Usseglio to 1,805 m above sea level. The lake is located at 1805 m asl in the hamlet of Malciaussia and is about nine kilometers from the municipality of Usseglio . It is located at the end of the provincial road 32 after the hamlet of Margone.

Attractions Near Lago di Malciaussia

Rocciamelone5.02km from Lago di Malciaussia

The Rocciamelone is a mountain of Graian of Rocciamelone-Charbonnel chain, high 3,538 m above sea level, located in Piedmont, on the border between Valle di Susa and Viù Valley, on whose summit the municipalities of Mompantero, Novalesa, and Usseglio converge. One of the nice trekking destination and also a view point in this area.

Mont Cenis Lake
Mont Cenis Lake17.02km from Lago di Malciaussia

Lake Mont Cenis, in the Savoie, on the plateau of the same name, was built on the road between Lyon and Turin, and on a site that for a long time was a point of passage between France and Italy. the lake was created in the 1960s following the construction of a hydroelectric dam. bathing is prohibited here but you can have a beautiful but demanding hike, which also includes its banks.

Colle delle Finestre
Colle delle Finestre17.2km from Lago di Malciaussia

Colle delle Finestre is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.178m (7,145ft) above the sea level, located in the Alps, in the Italian region of Piemonte, Italy, linking Susa Valley and Cisone Valley. It's one of the highest asphalted roads of the Alps. The road is usually open from the first of June till September 30. The maximum grade is 14% and along its 18,6 km, there no less than 55 hairpins.

Mont-Cenis19.69km from Lago di Malciaussia

Mont Cenis is a massif and passes in Savoie, which forms the limit between the Cottian and the Graian Alps. The Pass of the Mont-Cenis is a natural site near Val-Cenis. This place is an attraction for holidaymakers staying in the region. One of the beautiful places for a picnic and also a nice trekking destination.

Sacra of Saint Michele
Sacra of Saint Michele20.02km from Lago di Malciaussia

The Sacra di San Michele, or more properly Abbey of San Michele della Chiusa, locally also called Sagra di San Michele, is an architectural complex perched on the summit of Mount Pirchiriano, at the entrance to the Val di Susa, in the metropolitan city of Turin, in Piedmont, in the territories of the municipalities of Sant'Ambrogio di Torino and Chiusa di San Michele , just above the hamlet of San Pietro.

Fenestrelle20.71km from Lago di Malciaussia

The fort of Fenestrelle is Europe’s biggest fortified structure and the largest walled construction after the Great Wall of China. A stone colossus that extends for about five kilometers along the hills of the Val Chisone and covers a height difference of almost 700 meters. Fenestrelle Fortress was intended to serve as an impenetrable barrier for Italy in the eighteenth century. It is now one of the major attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.

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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.