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Parco Nazionale Val Grande

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Great place for hiking. We were in Val Grande for five days and didn't reach a half of the places we would like to see. It's very large area and you better plan your hike before... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
Stefan K
Podebrady, Czech Republic
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Podebrady, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Great place for hiking. We were in Val Grande for five days and didn't reach a half of the places we would like to see. It's very large area and you better plan your hike before. Biggest problem was the the maps we took in information center wasn't actual. There were routes which doesn't exist. We compared maps with other... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The park is nice but you do need to have good nerves to reach the top by car ;). There are some walking pad of you go up from the village, and some nice swimming spot when you go down the mountain halfway

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We hiked from Cicogna to Alpe Pra, it was about one hour uphill (we are fairly used to hiking but not particularly fit now). Alpe Pra is a great refugio - run by volunteers. They serve food and drinks at reasonable prices, and the view up there is fantastic! One, big sleeping room with bunk beds for around 14 people,... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

The hiking we found was fantastic! We set our gps for the park from Stresa, took la left after Bieno and drove until we found a car park across from a small chapel (don't know the name of the town). We walked a few feet up the road and took the wide trail to the left. From there we hiked... More 

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Suno, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Val Grande is a large wilderness area in the Nothern Piedmont Alps, that turned into National Park in 1992. It's not for everyone. The trails are steep and sometimes not well marked, you need a map to hike around the park, and good mountain trekking skills. But the reward is great. No cars, no villages, few people met on the... More 

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