The upper Valsesia
Location of the valley in Piedmont, NW Italy
|Floor elevation||300 - 4.554m|
Valsesia (Piedmontese: Valsesia; Walser German: Tseschrutol; Italian: Valle della Sesia) is a group of valleys in the north-east of Piedmont in the Province of Vercelli, Italy; the principal valley is that of the river Sesia.
The major towns located here are Varallo Sesia, Borgosesia and Serravalle Sesia; important tourist villages include Alagna Valsesia, Rima San Giuseppe, Carcoforo and Scopello. While the valley mainly belongs to the province of Vercelli three of its comuni, namely Romagnano Sesia, Prato Sesia and Grignasco, are part of the province of Novara.
Among the notable summits which surround the valley there are:
- Punta Gnifetti - 4.554 m
- Punta Parrot - 4.432 m
- Ludwigshöhe - 4.342 m
- Corno Nero - 4.322 m
- Corno Bianco - 3.320 m
- Monte Tagliaferro - 2.964 m
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