Cogne Valley has always been famous for its lively festive occasions, where dancing and singing are accompanied by accordions and the beat of drums. In addition to music, the festive atmosphere is the result of a profound sense of friendship and enjoyment of these get-togethers.
Music is part of the DNA of "Cogneins" and Cogne itself: a village with 1,500 inhabitants that can boast a "Maîtrise" choir, an adult folk group "Lou Tintamaro de Cogne, one for children "Lou Tintamaro Enfants", a children's choir "Le Petit Choeur de Cogne" and over 40 people who play the accordion.
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.Read more