Protected Area

Identity Card

  • Land Surface Area: 390.00 ha
  • Regions: Valle d'Aosta
  • Provinces: Aosta/Aoste
  • Municipalities: Fontainemore
  • Establishment Measures: DPGR 513 22/04/1993
  • PA Official List: EUAP0411



The Reserve

Established in 1993, Mont Mars Regional Nature Reserve covers an area of 390 ha on the left bank of the lower Valle del Lys. It is situated in the Municipality of Fontainemore, at the head of the valley crossed by Stream Pacoulla. The Reserve develops between the 1,670m and 2,600m of altitude, and is characterized by a variety of alpine environments of great interest:

  • forests alternating with meadows
  • alpine grasslands
  • from heaps of stones to rocky walls
  • lakes
  • wetlands

Further information (Italian text)

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