50 Shades of Park in Malesco

Do it as Linnaeus

Saturday 15 August 2020

Park Museum – piazza Ettore Romagnoli

With official guides to discover the park municipalities and their surroundings

A) 9.00 - 10.00 Environmental interpretation activities dedicated to adults
Ranging from geology to botany, from the history of the Park to its fauna, passing through truly existent and other legendary characters, an Official Park Guide will reveal a new nuance to the largest wilderness area in the Alps. Topics will be treated in a different and personalized way, using original objects, experiences and means to share knowledge with imagination.

B) 10.30 - 15.00 Guided tour
Short and easy itinerary suitable for all hikers with a minimum of training, lasting about 4 hours including stops for explanations and picnics. The territory of Malesco will be discovered with an expert guide. Participants could bring the dog as long as on a leash.
During the excursion, participants must comply with the Covid-19 anti-contamination rules.

Clothing and equipment:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE): Two surgical masks with CE marking, disinfectant gel, and bag for disposing of used PPE.
  • Trekking boots with soles in good condition
  • Backpack and waterproof jacket or k-way
  • Canteen
  • Mountain clothing
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Packed lunch

C) 16.00 - 17.00 Environmental interpretation activities dedicated to children and families
Ranging from rocks to flowers, from the history of the Park to its animals, the Official Guide will involve you in an interesting and fun activity, revealing a new nuance of the largest wilderness area in the Alps, using original objects and making you live short experiences. The proposed activity is designed for children from 6 years old (accompanied).

NB: The Environmental Interpretation activities and the excursion will take place in any weather condition, except for dangerous ones. The guide could change the route and place of activities. The meeting point remains unchanged.
Each participant could choose one or more activities (A, B and C).
To take part in one or more activities, subsidized by the Val Grande National Park, it will be necessary to pay the guide the same day with a contribution of € 3,00 for an Environmental Interpretation session (activity A or C) and € 5,00 for the guided excursion (activity B) for each adult and children over 13 years old. No contribution for children from six to 12 years old (accompanied by an adult at least). Your contribution will be donated to the Municipality where the activity takes place.

Participation implies acceptance of the PDF regulation.


Malesco28854ItalyPlace: Park Museum - piazza Ettore Romagnoli
Town: Malesco (VB)
Province: Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Region: Piemonte
Organization: Parco Nazionale della Val Grande (
Info Line: 0324/87540
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