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Cogne

The valley of Cogne is rightly considered one of the most beautiful valley in Aosta valley and in the whole apline.

It is Famous for its magnetite mines – who gave the name to the huge foundry called COGNE” in Aosta – Today, they are no more productive but are open to the public, their story has been collected in an interesting museum. It is known to be the capital of the firts italian park (from the beginning and for its importance) the national park of Gran Paradiso, was created where the king of italy had once hunted, the only peak around is of over 4000 m high. Completely italian, Gran Paradiso; the fact that the territory is well protected, allows everybody including non hikers to get closer to inaccessible animals like chamois and ibex.

The territory

The morphological structure of the territory makes Cogne unique, the chief town (Veulla) overlooks a vast grassland without woodlands existing on the alps, the meadows of S.Orso.

The Valnontey, a narrow V like valley in the park ends below the glaciers of Gran paradiso, depicts one of the most photographed scenery of the alps.

The hamlest

The hamlets ( villages) are all very different from one another : Lillaz is famous for its waterfalls, Gimillan is known for being a sunny balcony opposite the mountains and Epinel for being below Grivola mountain and in front of a woodland of fir trees and larch trees known to be one of the most beautiful woodland in the region.

Cogne

The valley of Cogne is rightly considered one of the most beautiful valley in Aosta valley and in the whole apline.

It is Famous for its magnetite mines – who gave the name to the huge foundry called COGNE” in Aosta – Today, they are no more productive but are open to the public, their story has been collected in an interesting museum. It is known to be the capital of the firts italian park (from the beginning and for its importance) the national park of Gran Paradiso, was created where the king of italy had once hunted, the only peak around is of over 4000 m high. Completely italian, Gran Paradiso; the fact that the territory is well protected, allows everybody including non hikers to get closer to inaccessible animals like chamois and ibex.

The territory

The morphological structure of the territory makes Cogne unique, the chief town (Veulla) overlooks a vast grassland without woodlands existing on the alps, the meadows of S.Orso.

The Valnontey, a narrow V like valley in the park ends below the glaciers of Gran paradiso, depicts one of the most photographed scenery of the alps.

The hamlest

The hamlets ( villages) are all very different from one another : Lillaz is famous for its waterfalls, Gimillan is known for being a sunny balcony opposite the mountains and Epinel for being below Grivola mountain and in front of a woodland of fir trees and larch trees known to be one of the most beautiful woodland in the region.

Summer

Trekking, climbing, mountain bike, fishing, tennis, canoe, rafting and football.

Children

A Cogne there are many playgrounds for children.

Ski touring

Every year there is a great classic: the Gran Paradiso March.

Winter in Cogne

Cogne is recently known to be one of the most visited location for most frozen waterfalls lovers. Of course it is also possible to go alpine skiing, ski mountaineering or take long walk with snow rackets.

Winter in Cogne

Cogne is recently known to be one of the most visited location for most frozen waterfalls lovers. Of course it is also possible to go alpine skiing, ski mountaineering or take long walk with snow rackets.

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Activity Cogne

Sports and tourism, shopping and catering, crafts and folklore, kids clubs and playgrounds for children, trips in horse drawn carriage, horse riding, cinema.

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Events in Cogne

Gran Paradiso march, International cross country ski championship, the naturalistic film festival (GRAN PARADISO FILM FESTIVAL) “Stambecco d’Oro” traditional festivities, congresseses, exhibitions and museums.

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To be seen in Cogne

Gran Paradiso National Park, Botanical Garden, Lillaz waterfall, Magnetite mines, S. Orso meadows.

In summer and autumn: rafting, canoeing, hydrospeeding, alpinism, multi – day trekking/ hiking, and walking trip to the mountain for all level from low to high mountains, mtb, rock climbing at gym, horse riding, sport centres: volleyball, basket ball, tennis, table tennis, football, five a side football, bowls/ lawn bowling and sporting activities.

In winter and spring instead: alpine ski, snowboard,cross country skiing, ski mountaineering, snow rackets, frozen waterfall, ice skating, snow playgrounds, sport centres: volleyball, basketball, lawn bowling/ bowls, tennis, table tennis, football, five a side football, sporting activities, hunting and fishing.

Last but not least, considering that, the inhabitants of Cogne valley have always been well known for their hospitality: This has allowed the area to excel for its high standard of hotel and catering on a regional level.

Cogne is accessible by car a 20km drive of a beautiful road through the mountain (S.R. 47) from the motorway: turn off the motorway at the west of Aosta or by Bus / Coach departing from Aosta Coach/ Bus station right infront of the railway staition.

Position

Fraz. Epinel 190 Cogne

Phone number

+39 338-1122820

Email

info@appartamenti-cogne.com

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