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Alta Valsesia Nature Park (Alagna Valsesia)
It holds the record for the highest park in Europe, given that its protected area includes part of Monte Rosa with its Punta Gnifetti (4,559 meters) where, in 1893, Capanna Margherita was built.
The Lagoni di Mercurago Nature Park (Arona)
This park was created with the very specific aim of protecting the six moraine circles which formed around Lake Maggiore during the last ice age.
Natural Park of the Alpe Veglia-Devero (Varzo)
This Park was formed by joining the protected areas of Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero, which had previously been created in the upper Val d’Ossola (Ossola Valley), and it comprises two large Alpine valleys that mark the western border with the Lepontine Alps.
Val Troncea Nature Park (Pragelato)
The park, which protects a wilderness area, was also established to safeguard the profound effects that human presence and work has had, over the centuries, on the valley. Val Troncea, along with the remains of the high Val Chisone ...
The Maritime Alps Nature Park (Valdieri)
For years it has maintained a sisterhood with the French Parco Nazionale del Mercantour, ideally creating a grand European park. The park is Piemonte’s largest regionally protected area and finds its home among the Gesso, Stura, and Vermenagna valleys.
Capanne di Marcarolo Nature Park (Lerma)
It extends across the highland of Marcarolo, in the extreme southern part of the province of Alessandra. On days when weather permits, one sees the Ligure gulf and the sea’s influence has allowed plants from actual alpine flora to cohabitate with others that are characteristic of Mediterranean spots.
The Lame del Sesia Nature Park (Albano Vercellese)
This natural park was created in the middle of the rice paddies of the Vercelli plain to correspond to the Sesia River swamps, that is, the marshy areas and expanses of water that form in lands abandoned by a river that has changed its own course.
The Gran Paradise National Park (Ceresole Reale)
The protected area spreads out over 70,000 hectares between Piemonte and the Val d’Aosta. Within this diverse environment, which extends between the 800 meters and the more than 4,000 meters of the Gran Paradiso summit, a well defined flora grows. The ibex is the park’s animal symbol.
The Val Grande National Park (Verbania)
The largest wilderness area in Italia is located in the heart of this park, known throughout Europe as an important laboratory dedicated to the study of the natural evolution of flora and fauna in scarcely antropized lands.
La Mandria Regional Park (Venaria)
The land of the La Mandria is one of the last examples left of the level land forest that has been covering the entire Po valley for thousands of years.