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Monte Mucrone

Monte Mucrone, 13814 Pollone, Province of Biella, Italy

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About Monte Mucrone

The Monte Mucrone is a mountain of Biella Alps high 2,335 m. It is located in the Province of Biella between the Elvo Valley and the Oropa basin and the municipal boundaries of Biella, Sordevolo and an administrative mountain island in the municipality of Pollone converge on the culminating point. Like the rest of the Oropa basin, the eastern slopes of the Mucrone were included in 2005 in the special nature reserve of the Sacro Monte di Oropa.



Attractions near Monte Mucrone

Monte Mars2.66km from Monte Mucrone

The Mont Mars is the highest peak of the Biella Alps. The Valle d'Aosta side has been included in the Mont Mars Nature Reserve since 1993.  It is possible to climb the summit on the southern side starting from the Sanctuary of Oropa; the difficulty of the route is estimated as EE; alternatively, you can go up the north side starting from the Lys Valley.  One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint too.

Sanctuary of Oropa3.02km from Monte Mucrone

The Oropa Sanctuary is the most important and largest Sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary to be found in the Alps. It is located in a unique, natural and unspoilt setting at 1200 mt. a.m.s.l, at only 20 minutes drive from the centre of Biella. The monumental complex is made of three courtyards: the heart of the Sanctuary is the Old Basilica where the Black Madonna is kept.

Fort of Bard15.47km from Monte Mucrone

The fort of Bard is a fortified complex that was rebuilt in the 19th century by the House of Savoy on the rock overlooking the village of Bard, in the Aosta Valley. After a long period of abandonment, the fort has been totally restored with interventions inspired by conservative recovery: it was opened to visitors in January 2006. It currently hosts exhibitions of ancient, modern, contemporary art and photography.

Oasi Zegna17.64km from Monte Mucrone

The Oasi Zegna is a naturalistic area with free and open access in the province of Biella, Piedmont. Its roots date back to the thirties when the entrepreneur Ermenegildo Zegna , founder of the Zegna Group, after having created the company that bears his name in Trivero (in the Biella Pre-Alps ), dedicated himself to giving new life to his hometown.

Castel Savoia18.29km from Monte Mucrone

The Savoy Castle is a villa nineteenth-century style eclectic located in Gressoney-Saint-Jean, in Valle d'Aosta.  The building, while bearing the name of "castle", is actually a large three-story villa in an eclectic style, characterized by five neo-Gothic towers. The mixture of styles was an explicit request of the sovereign, who personally participated in the progress of the work with particular assiduity.

Verrès Castle19.95km from Monte Mucrone

The castle of Verrès is one of the most famous medieval Aosta Valley manors. Built as a military fortress by Ibleto di Challant in the fourteenth century, it was one of the first examples of a monobloc castle, consisting of a single building unlike the older manors formed by a series of buildings enclosed by a wall.  It stands on a rocky promontory that dominates the town of Verrès and the Val d'Ayas road.

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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.