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Val Grande, National Park since 1992, at only 100 kilometers from Milan, raises the curtain for those who want to experience a very particular atmosphere. Theater of historical events that have seen man crossing this land and intensely living it, today Val Grande has no resident population, asphalt roads, or other modern infrastructures: it is the largest wilderness area in the Alps. Only the signs and traces of the past, as well as kilometers of trails to go along with curiosity and attention, remain. Here the rays of the sun penetrate into the thick beech woods and make the crystal-clear waters of the several streams crossing the valley sparkle. A little world to discover by yourself or by listening to someone who knows how to talk about it.

Warning for Hikers
Since the Park is a wild and impracticable area, hikers, above all hikers who do not know the valley, should go along the trails - some of which difficult, dangerous and without trail markers - with the greatest caution and led by expert guides (Park Official Guides, Mountain Guides, and Certified Naturalistic Guides). It is therefore recommended not to abandon the marked trails... read more

Latest News

Snow condition in Val Grande
[26/03/14] UPDATE OF APRIL 16TH, 2014The impossibility to reach the Val Grande from Ossola, Vigezzo and more

Useful Information for Hikers
[29/10/13] Since the Park is a wild and impracticable area, hikers, above all hikers who do not know the more

Sesia-Val Grande Geopark now a reality
[09/09/13] The ceremony for the announcement of the new geoparks of the European and world network took place more

Vada' Bivouac temporarily closed
[01/07/13] The Park Authority informs you that the Pian Vada' Bivouac will not be available from 30th June to more


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