Parco Naturale Val Troncea, Pragelato

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The nature park Parco naturale Val Troncea is located in Val Chisone, municipality of Pragelato in the Metropolitan City of Turin. The park was created in 1980 to preserve the natural environment.
The park is located between 1670 AMSL and 3.280 m AMSL. The highest point is the peak of the mountain Punta Rognosa di Sestriere. The river Chisone seeps at the very end of the valley, at the foot of Monte Barifreddo and runs through it until it reaches the river Pellice.
The nature park has a lot of hiking paths, both linking the different hamlets with each other, or the bottom of the valley with the mountains' peaks.
LandmarksIn the park can still be found old hamlets, representing the valley´s lifestyle and architecture: Laval - 1.667 m Seytes - 1.919 m Troncea - 1.915 m Jussaud - 1.786 m Alpe Mei
Alpe Mei is located at the end of the valley and is inhabited just in summer. It can be reached within a two-hour walk. The shepherds produce and sell typical mountain cheese such as ricotta and toma.
Mountain huts Hut Troncea
This hut is located in the old hamlet of Troncea and offers a restaurant service.
Two smaller mountain huts can just be used to stay overnight, by asking for the keys to the park headquarters in Pragelato.
Hut Col del Clapis – 2.756 m Hut Col del Beth – 2.785 m, near Bric Ghinivert. Plan your visit to Parco Naturale Val Troncea and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Pragelato holiday app.
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  • amazing walk-trekking from Pragelato... enjoy the nature and the quietness inside this wonderful Park1 
    amazing walk-trekking from Pragelato... enjoy the nature and the quietness inside this wonderful Park1  more »
  • Probably the best attraction at Pragelato , a long beautiful valley with different landscapes at every turn , easily accessible for any ages , if lucky can see a couple of eagles nestling on its... 
    Probably the best attraction at Pragelato , a long beautiful valley with different landscapes at every turn , easily accessible for any ages , if lucky can see a couple of eagles nestling on its...  more »
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  • Champlas janvier, una piccola borgata con poche case, fatte in pietra alcune ristrutturate. Qui tutto e tutti sono liberi: cani e mucche compresi. Gli abitanti del luogo molto ospitali che x San Carlo organizzano una festa campagnola x fare divertire i bambini del posto e i turisti.La corsa nei sacchi, staffetta, tiro alla fune e la pentolaccia. Con tanto di sindaco x le premiazioni...coppe, medaglie, cappellini e altri gadget x tutti. Una piccola chiesa, quella di San Carlo molto antica(mi pare del 1100d.c) internamente e totalmente rivestita in legno. Molto bella. E x tutta la giornata, a partire dalla tarda mattinata, gofri x tutti, condite con dolce o salato; bibite, birra. Con una piccola offerta a discrezione. Già dal mattino animazione con i ragazzi del ludobus e i loro giochi in legno adatti dai 0 anni ai 99. Bellissima giornata.
  • A piedi o in mtb. Spettacolare. E di inverno pista fondo

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