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Lago Misérin

Lago Misérin, 11020 Champorcher, Aosta Valley, Italy

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lago Misérin

The lake Misérin is located in the upper Champorcher valley at an altitude of 2,577 m above sea level. The church is the destination at the beginning of August of a historic pilgrimage that brings together faithful from both the Soana Valley. The lake area is a good point of view on the peaks of the valley, including the Rosa dei Banchi and Mont Glacier. The Ayasse stream takes shape from the waters of the lake and runs through the entire Champorcher valley.

Attractions near Lago Misérin

Cascate di Lillaz9.69km from Lago Misérin

A beautiful waterfall with three water jumps of the Urtier stream for a total of 150 meters in height.  The waterfalls can be admired in their fullness thanks to the paths that flank them and which allow the discovery of the three levels of which it is composed, a characteristic that distinguishes it from more vertical waterfalls but which make it unique in its kind.

Mont Avic10.65km from Lago Misérin

The Mont Avic is a mountain of Graian located on the ridge that branches off northwards from Mont Glacier. The summit is located in the Valle d'Aosta region, on the border between the municipalities of Champdepraz and Chambave, and gives its name to the park of the same name.  On the summit in 1957, a Madonna was placed by some young people from Champdepraz, a gift from the Ivrea section of the CAI. One of the nice trekking destination and a good viewpoint too.

Parco Naturale Mont Avic11.83km from Lago Misérin

The Mont Avic Natural Park is a protected natural area in the Aosta Valley and has an area of ​​over 5,747 hectares. The first regional natural park in the region, after the Gran Paradiso national park, created in 1989 and enlarged in 2003, it extends between the Champdepraz valley and the Champorcher valley, crossed by the Chalamy stream, in a secluded position from the major Aosta Valley tourist routes.

Monte Emilius13.86km from Lago Misérin

Mount Emilius is a mountain of Graian, located in Valle d'Aosta, close to Aosta. The Unité des Communes valdôtaines Mont-Émilius, which brings together 10 municipalities of the Plaine, takes its name from this mountain. This mountain was formerly known as Pic de dix heures, meaning "10 a.m. peak" in French, as the sun stands right on top of it at 10 am, or even as Pic Chamosser or Pic Chamoisier. One of the good trekking destination and also a picturesque spot.

Issogne Castle14.17km from Lago Misérin

The Sundial House is one of the most famous castles in the Valle d'Aosta. It is located in the capital of Issogne, on the hydrographic right of the Dora Baltea, and appears as a Renaissance stately home, creating a sort of contrast with the austere castle of Verrès which is almost opposite the opposite side of the river.  Famous are its inner courtyard, with the fountain of the pomegranate and the colorful arcades, a rare example of Alpine painting medieval.

Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia14.41km from Lago Misérin

The Paradisia alpine garden is located in Valnontey, at 1700 meters above sea level and within the Gran Paradiso national park. The garden was born in 1955 at the behest of the board of directors of the Gran Paradiso national park, with the aim of preserving and enhancing the flora of the park. The task of establishing the garden is entrusted to prof. Corti and prof. Peyronel, while the site was chosen by virtue of the favorable position that allows to the reproduction of different habitats.

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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.