Col de la Bonette - Things to Know Before Visiting
Col de la Bonette, 04850 Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage, France
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About Col de la Bonette
Col de la Bonette is a mountain pass and the highest asphalt road in Europe, situated within the Mercantour National Park of the French Alps. The mountain pass offers many beautiful viewpoints.
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Mercantour National Park is a French national park with an area of protected land that covers around 685-kilometer square. The park includes beautiful lakes, diverse wildlife, many valleys, and villages. There is a lot of footpaths through villages which gives a varied experience to visitors.
Isola 2000 is a ski resort in the southern French Alps. It is located next to the Mercantour National Park and is about 90 km from Nice, France. It offers skiers and riders 45 alpine ski slopes and an incredible panorama from the massif of the Ecrins.
The Varaita Valley is a valley in the Province of Cuneo, in Piedmont, whose symbol is the Monviso and with it, mountain lakes, ancient villages, ski slopes, and the presence of the Bosco dell'Alevé, which make it a popular tourist destination. One of the nice trekking destination and also the views from here is truly breathtaking.
Lac de Serre-Ponçon is the second largest artificial lake in Europe with an area of 3,000 hectares.
The Monte Argentera is a mountain of the Maritime Alps, of which represents the maximum elevation. It is located in the upper Gesso valley, in the province of Cuneo, on the border between the municipalities of Entracque and Valdieri . The summit is not located on the Italian - French watershed, but on a secondary ridge. This detaches from the main watershed at the Ghiliè peak, and proceeds in a general north direction until it culminates at the southern peak of the Argentera.
Monte Viso is the mountain highest of the Hautes Alpes and ' eponymous mountain range, including the subsection of the Monviso Alps, in Piedmont. Also known because at its foot there is the source of the river Po, the longest watercourse in Italy, since 29 May 2013 it has become a UNESCO heritage site as a cross-border biosphere reserve with France, and since 2016 it has been part of the Monviso Natural Park on the Italian sector, while the Queyras Natural Park insists on the French one.
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