Sacred Mount Calvary of Domodossola
28845 Domodossola, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
About Sacred Mount Calvary of Domodossola
The Sacred Mount Calvary of Domodossola is one of the most important religious, historical and environmental sites in Piedmont. Since 2003, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the Alp Sacred Mounts. The complex is of great cultural interest and is also a place of peace, prayer and meditation.
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The Toce, or more properly "la" Toce, is the main river of the Ossola Valley and runs through it from north to south. The vast drainage basin, apart from two small portions in the Swiss territory and in the province of Novara, is contained in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola. It was born at about 1800 m of altitude in the Riale plain in the upper Formazza valley from the union of the Morasco, Gries and Roni streams.
The Vigezzo Valley or more commonly called Vigezzo Valley is one of seven valleys that branch off from the Val d'Ossola and connects the ' Italy with Switzerland. It is known as the Valley of the Painters for the historical presence of landscape and portrait painters. In the valley there are many beautiful villages: Druogno, Santa Maria Maggiore, Malesco and Re at the valley floor; Toceno, Craveggia and Villette on the slopes.
Val Grande National Park is the largest wilderness area in Italy, but also an outdoor museum of the ancient civilization of the Alps. The abandonment of the alpine summer pastures and of the deforestation practice led to the return to the wilderness: nature becomes the master. The richness and variety of the vegetation represent one of the greatest attractions of the area, with impenetrable woods and a "very colored" flora. It will be a nice experience visiting this dense greenery.
The Ossola is a leaf-shaped complex of Alpine valleys in the northern tip of Piedmont bordering on Switzerland. It is surrounded by the Pennine Alps on the western side and by the Lepontine Alps on the northern and eastern sides. One of the nice trekking destinations in this area and also you can spend a nice time in this greenish valley.
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.
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 .
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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.