The paradise of flowers

Enthusiasts know this already: the best period for enjoying nature is when all the blossoms bring colour back to the place. And so a trip through Mont Avic Nature Park will offer you a spectacle to behold: having crossed the Mountain Pine forest at the highest altitudes, you will enter the Alpine meadows where the most beautiful and protected species grow: anemones, gentians, rhododendrons, edelweiss and water-crowfoot, not forgetting the beautiful St Bruno’s Lily, whose Italian name – Giglio di Monte – has been given to an Alpine garden in the Valle d’Aosta.

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  • Where:

    Champdepraz – The Mont Avic natural Park

  • Duration of activity and period recommended:

    1 day
    From June to September

  • No. of participants and age groups:

    Min. 10 Max 20 
    From 12 to 70 years

  • Physical preparation and equipment:

    Good physical preparation, will walk on paths between 1,300 m and 2,000 m above sea level. The course includes 2,5 hours up and 2 hours down as many.
    Own car to Covarey (Champdepraz) or Trekbus Giroparchi. Own cameras, video cameras and binoculars to better observe and film the fauna.
    Equipment included in the price, by the association Namastè: paperwork on the plant and animal species visible in the area and maps of the area.

  • Professionals involved:

    Nature hike guide

Program

Departure from Covarey (Champdepraz) and visit at the Covarey Visitors Centre (1,300 m).
Ascent along a forest of Mountain Pine, rhododendrons, orchids and flora of the humid.
Past the junction Magazzino (1,450 m), continue along the path until to the Pra Oursie, an Alpine farming where you can taste typical local products.
This Alpine farming, was the site of the Directorate of Mines AVIC closed at the beginning of '900 and long run by an Englishman. Comprehensive documentation of the period can be found at the farm.
Continue up the mountain pastures of Pian Tsaté (2,005 m), where pastures are intense blooms of high mountains including the beautiful mountain lilies (Paradisea liliastrum).
Visit at the Visitors Centre: 0,5 hours
Rise time: 2,5 hours
Lowering time: 2 hours
Packed Lunches. On the way back you can snack at the farm Maison du Lord.

Info


ASD Namasté
Guide escursionistiche naturalistiche - Aosta
+39 339 5813792
info@guidenatura.com
www.guidenatura.com

Costs

12 euro per person for the nature hike guide

Timing and conditions of booking

Up to seven days prior to the association

Comune:

Champdepraz

Altitudine:

Durata:

1 day

Periodo:

From June to September

Attività:

Trekking