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Lago di Ceresole

Lago di Ceresole, 10080 Ceresole Reale, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

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About Lago di Ceresole

The Lake Ceresole is an artificial lake located in the Orco valley in the municipality of Ceresole Reale. The reservoir, more than 3 km long and about 700 meters wide, is formed by the dam of the Orco river and has a capacity of about 35 million cubic meters of water. Its waters feed the Rosone hydroelectric plant which has a production capacity of 70 million kWh per year. The reservoir is part of the complex of dams built in the Orco catchment area which power various hydroelectric plants.



Attractions near Lago di Ceresole

Agnel Lake8.28km from Lago di Ceresole

The Lake Agnel is an artificial lake of Piedmont, located in the valley of Orco, in the municipality of Ceresole Reale, along the road from this salt to Nivolet hill, just above the lake Serru.  It is part of the complex of artificial lakes and powering various hydroelectric plants. This lake is famous in cinematography for being the location of the final scene of the 1969 film An Italian Shot.

Tresenta8.3km from Lago di Ceresole

La Tresenta is a mountain of the Gran Paradiso massif in the Graian Alps, located along the border between Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta.  The normal ascent route starts from the Vittorio Emanuele II Refuge. From the refuge, you first climb the moraine and then the Montcorvé Glacier. After the glacier, go up the north-west slope of detrital nature. From the top, you can enjoy a wide view. On one side there is the highest mass of the Gran Paradiso, on the other the elegant shape of the slightly high

Serrù Lake8.53km from Lago di Ceresole

Serrù Lake is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 2.275m above the sea level, located in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont. The lake is situated between the Aosta Valley and the Piemont region, in the heart of the Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso. The road is very busy during summer weekends.

Colle del Nivolet8.67km from Lago di Ceresole

The Colle Nivolet is a mountain pass located in Graian, the watershed between the Orco Valley and Valsavarenche, placed all inside the protected area of the Gran Paradiso National Park to the west of the homonymous massif, not far from the Italian- French border to the west. The road that, starting from 1580 m asl of Ceresole Reale climbs for 18.5 km up to the Nivolet hill, was built in 1931, with the main function of allowing easy access to the artificial reservoirs located at an altitude of ab

Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele II9.18km from Lago di Ceresole

The Vittorio Emanuele II refuge is an alpine refuge on the shores of Lake Moncorvé, located in the municipality of Valsavarenche (AO) in Valsavarenche in the Graian Alps, in the heart of the Gran Paradiso national park, at 2,732 m. The old refuge, built-in 1884 and still in use, was flanked by the current building with a parabolic roof, inaugurated in 1961. Both are dedicated to the first king of Italy Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoy, a great visitor to the area as a royal hunting reserve.

Gran Paradiso10.28km from Lago di Ceresole

The Gran Paradiso, highest mountain, 13,323 ft, entirely within Italy and the culminating point of the Graian Alps.  It includes a large territory of high mountains, from the 800 meters of the valley bottoms to the 4,061 meters of Gran Paradiso peak. Larch and fir woodlands, wide alpine grasslands, rocks, and glaciers make up an ideal setting for the life of a rich and various wildlife and for a visit leading to the discovery of the wonderful world of the high mountains.

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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.