Lago d' Arpy - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Lago d' Arpy, 11017 Morgex AO, Italy
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About Lago d' Arpy
The lake Arpy is a lake basin of the Valle d'Aosta. It is Of glacial origin, enclosed between Mont Charvet, Becca Pouegnenta, and Mount Colmet. It has become the second most important body of water in Armenia, next to Lake Sevan. It is used for irrigation and hydropower production. The lake is fed by meltwater and four streams, and it is the source of the Akhurian River.
Attractions Near Lago d' Arpy
The Colle San Carlo is a high mountain pass in the Aosta Valley, located on Graian, not far from the Tête d'Arpy, from which it draws the name in French. Starting from Morgex you arrive in La Thuile after 10.5 km, about 1000 m in altitude, with an average gradient of 10% and peaks of 15%, making it one of the toughest cyclings climbs in the Alps.
The QC Terme Pré Saint Didier are historical thermal baths of the Valdigne, in the Aosta Valley, along the Dora di Verney. The sources of thermal water of Pré-Saint-Didier were already known in Roman times, but their exploitation only began in the mid-seventeenth century. For over 150 years, these spas were one of the main centers of attraction of the Savoy royal family. the reopening of the spa gave an important boost to the tourist presence in the municipality and to the local economy.
The Testa del Rutor, also known locally as the Ruiter, is a mountain in the high Graian Alps3 486 m. The summit is located near the Italian-French watershed which descends southwards from the Piccolo San Bernardo hill. It is totally located in the Italian territory in the territories of the municipalities of Valgrisenche and La Thuile. One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint too.
The Little St Bernard Pass is a mountain pass in the Alps on the France–Italy border. Its saddle is at 2188 meters above sea level. It is located between Savoie, France, and Aosta Valley, Italy, to the south of the Mont Blanc Massif, exactly on the main alpine watershed. There is also a Great St. Bernard Pass, famous for giving St Bernard breed its name, and a San Bernardino Pass.
The Val Veny is a valley mountain situated in the Aosta Valley, at the foot of the Mont Blanc massif, west of Courmayeur. It was shaped in particular by the Miage and Brenva glaciers and by the Dora di Veny river. The valley is the starting point of the normal Italian route to Mont Blanc (via Ratti-Grasselli) through the Miage glacier and the Francesco Gonella refuge. To facilitate hiking and climbing to the peaks, the valley is equipped with numerous shelters and bivouacs.
Notre-Dame de Guérison is a sanctuary located in the Aosta Valley in the municipality of Courmayeur. It is named after Mary invoked as a healer. Built-in the 19th century, it was consecrated in 1868. The many ex-votos present mainly concern mountaineers who have escaped the danger during the attempts to climb Mont Blanc or the crossing of the many passes. It was built as a diocesan Marian sanctuary and is one of the most popular sanctuaries in the Aosta Valley.
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The Aosta Valley is a mountainous autonomous region in northwestern Italy. It is bordered by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, to the west, Valais, Switzerland, to the north, and by Piedmont, Italy, to the south and east. The regional capital is Aosta.