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Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

Frazione Valnontey, 44, 11012 Cogne AO, Italy

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About Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

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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Vittorio Sella Refuge2.7km from Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

The Vittorio Sella refuge is a refuge located in the municipality of Cogne, in the Val di Cogne, in the Graian Alps, at 2,584  m asl. On the site there was an ancient hunting house known as the Lauson since the nineteenth century, belonging to King Vittorio Emanuele II who went here to hunt the ibex. It is located within the Gran Paradiso national park in the Lauson basin, hence the name by which it is sometimes called.

Cascate di Lillaz4.76km from Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

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.

Grivola5.82km from Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

The Grivola is a mountain of the Gran Paradiso massif, in Graian, high 3,969 m above sea level. It is located along the divide between Valsavarenche and Val di Cogne in Valle d'Aosta between the villages of Cogne, Valsavarenche, and Aymavilles. It is the third-highest in the Gran Paradiso massif. A nice trekking destination and also this peak offers the best panoramic views of this area.

Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso7.12km from Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

The Gran Paradiso National Park is the oldest national park in Italy, established on December 3, 1922, located between the Valle d'Aosta and Piedmont regions, around to the Gran Paradiso massif, managed by the Gran Paradiso National Park Authority, based in Turin. Extending over an area of ​​71,043.79 hectares, on mainly mountainous terrain, on the French side it borders the Vanoise National Park.

Gran Paradiso massif9.13km from Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

The Gran Paradiso Massif is a mountain massif of the Graian Alps, consisting of the Gran Paradiso and a large part of the Gran Paradiso Alps, which is located entirely in Italian territory, straddling the Valle d'Aosta and Piedmont, east of the Grande Sassière and Rutor Alps, south-west of the Emilius-Tersiva chain. The southern section extends as far as Piedmont until it reaches the Colle del Nivolet.

Rifugio Federico Chabod9.18km from Giardino botanico alpino Paradisia

The Federico Chabod refuge is a refuge located in the municipality of Valsavarenche, in Valsavarenche, in the Graian Alps, at 2,710  m asl.  It is named after Federico Chabod historian and mountaineer of the Aosta Valley.  It is located in the Côte Savolère area at the foot of the north-west face of the Gran Paradiso and within the Gran Paradiso National Park.  One of the picturesque location and also you can reach here by facing several challenges.

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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.