Gran Paradiso N.P.

The Gran Paradiso National Park: The oldest italian national Park has a surface of over 70.000 hectars and is placed half in the Aosta Valley and half in Piedmont. It welcomes, around the Gran Paradiso peak, the only one over 4.000 meters entirely in the italian territory, five concentric valleys in which you’ll find the typical alpine environments, rocks, larch forests and spruces.
The protected area creation is strongly linked to the safeguard of the symbol animal of the Park, the alpine ibex, of whom, after the II World War, just 416 specimen, in the whole world, survived and they were all in the Park territory.
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