Cogne Aosta Valley

The Gran Paradiso National Park visitor center

The Visitor Centre in Cogne is presented to visitors as a research laboratory in which to study and understand the natural events and learn more about the environment.

The Visitor Centre in Cogne is presented to visitors as a research laboratory in which to study and understand the natural events and learn more about the environment.
The protection of a natural area in continuous transformation implies the constant quest for balance between environmental protection requirements and the conscious use of natural resources.

The visitor center is made up of multimedia systems, interactive games, role play and an original "sensory space" which offers visitors the chance to appreciate the scents of nature and hear the characteristic sounds of the forest.

Take a look at the recreational options available in the “Cogne and Gran Paradiso” section. At certain times of the year we propose specific special offers or events and novelties, all of which you can read about in our Newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletter. Menu specialities. Further information. To book the special offers please send an email or contact us by telephone.

Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso

Gran Paradiso National Parc

A world to discover. The birth of the Gran Paradiso National Park dates back to the 1922. The Italian State, accepting the donation of the royal hunting reserve by Vittorio Emanuele III, established the national Park, entrusting the administration of these territories to a Royal Commission. The creation of a protected area is strongly linked to the safeguarding of the animal symbol of the Park, the Alpine Ibex, of which, after the WW II, only 416 specimens had survived in the whole world and all of them within the territory of the Park.

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Il Folklore

Il Folklore

Cogne Valley has always been famous for its lively festive occasions, where dancing and singing are accompanied by accordions and the beat of drums.

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La chiesa Parrocchiale di Sant’Orso

Sant'Orso parish church

Historical records mention that the entire community contributed to building their church in 1202, probably on the same site as the present one.

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Chiamaci