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The Park Facilities

The Park suggests to schools and organized groups a series of different activities as far as content, way of working out issues, and age of the participants are concerned. The aim is to draw the visitors nearer to nature, making them understand the importance of the relationship linking all the elements of the environment, including man. The operators managing the programs are the "Guide del Parco", the new professional tour guides working for the Park within the territory of the protected area.

The Park Tour Guides

An easy and safe way to discover the territory is to carry out a tour with an expert Park Tour Guide. The operators organizing the suggested activities are the "Guide ufficiali ed esclusive del Parco" (The Park Official and Exclusive Tour Guides).
They are naturalistic tour guides specializing in leading visitors to the discovery of this large protected area. Their task is to make you discover the various features of the Park. This profession was established according to Legge Quadro sulle Aree Protette no. 394 of 1991.
These new experts, qualified professionals specializing in the alpine area and in particular in the protected area, can plan the activities considering the needs and interests of the visitors as far as themes, localities, services offered, and duration of the activities are concerned.

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The Park Official and Exclusive Tour Guides

Climbing in the Park
Climbing in the Park

Climbing in the Park

Rock and ice climbing, a sport rich in challenges and history, which made us discover a Yosemite behind our home's door in the Gran Paradiso National Park. Five wild valleys, solid rock walls and shimmering ice waterfalls in the silence of a plant and animal life able to grant colors, scents, extraordinary meetings and necessary balances.

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Useful Phone Numbers

For tours and stays, book the "Guide del Parco"

  • "Guide del Parco" having an agreement with the Park Authority are specialized and professional experts working within the territory of the Park and providing a qualified service which is linked with the programs organized by the Park.

For mountain climbing activities and long traverses, please book the alpine guides, who are the only experts with the authorization to lead you in the high mountain with mattock and hooks:

  • Guide Alpine Valli Orco e Soana, c/o capoguide Valerio Nazareno, Tel. +39 0124 28515, +39 347 5804059.
  • Guide Alpine Gran Paradiso Canavese - Tel. +39 0125 618131 -
  • Guide Alpine Aosta, Tel. +39 0165 44448.
  • Cooperativa Interguide di Aosta, Tel. +39 0165 40939.
  • Guide Alpine di Cogne, Tel. +39 0165 74361.
  • Gruppo Guide Alpine "Esprit Montagne", Tel. +39 349 6649763, +39 0165 852526, +39 338 3600396, E-mail:

For naturalistic high-mountain trekking activities of more days, please contact:

For tours on horseback:

  • Centro Turismo Equestre Val di Rhêmes
    Loc. La Fabrique, 11010 Rhêmes Saint Georges, Tel. +39 0165 907667-907619.

Environmental Education Center

The first Environmental Education Center of the Park is situated in Noasca (TO) and consists of areas dedicated to educational activities and an accommodation structure (hotel "La cascata").
The multipurpose area offers equipment and collections to carry out scientific activities and workshops on natural observation activities, as well as recreational activities, always focusing on environmental issues.

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