YOuR HOME IN THE MOUNTAINS

Monterosa Residence

Macugnaga
14 apartments, 39 guests
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Monterosa

Monte Rosa or Monte Rosa Massif (the Italian toponym is also used in German and English, while in French the mountain is called Mont Rose; in the Walser language, in Gressoney-Saint-Jean it is called De Gletscher, while in Alagna Valsesia it is called Der Gourner is the largest massif in the Alps and the second in height, it is also the highest mountain in Switzerland and is particularly famous for its east face or the Macugnaga side, the highest wall in the Alps and the only of Himalayan size.

It is located in the Pennine Alps and extends over Italian territory (in the municipalities of Alagna Valsesia, Ayas-Champoluc, Gressoney-La-Trinité, Gressoney-Saint-Jean, Macugnaga and Valtournenche) and Swiss (in the municipalities of Saas-Almagell and Zermatt) .

Punta Dufour, with its 4,634 meters, is the highest peak of the group and among all the countries surrounding the massif it is visible only from the town of Macugnaga. It was thus named in homage to the Swiss General (and great cartographer) Guillaume-Henri Dufour, 1787 – 1875). On Punta Gnifetti is located the highest alpine refuge in Europe, the Capanna Regina Margherita (at an altitude of 4,554 meters), which is also home to a meteorological station and research center on the effects of high altitude on the human body.

A unique holiday between sport and culture in the enchantment of Monterosa.

At the foot of the large east face of Monte Rosa (the highest in the Alps) is an important and well-equipped summer and winter tourist resort; able to offer ski enthusiasts kilometers of perfectly prepared and snow-covered slopes thanks to artificial snow. Cable cars, chair lifts and ski lifts from 1330 m. of Staffa and Pecetto at mt. 2000 of the Belvedere and mt. 3000 of M. Moro, offer the possibility of skiing at high altitudes and further down between pine forests and wooden huts. Summer itineraries in an environment of extraordinary beauty, in the wildlife oasis between ibex and chamois, as well as ascents on the numerous “routes” of Monte Rosa accompanied by highly qualified alpine guides.

Sports: tennis, volleyball, bocce, minigolf, archery, horseback riding, mountain biking, trekking, paragliding and much more.

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Address: Via Doppini 6 28876 Macugnaga ( VB )
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