The enchanted wood

Cogne

  • Difficulties:
    E - Excursionist
  • Best period:
    from 01/12 to 31/03
  • Departure:
    Cogne (1554 m)
  • Arrival:
    Cogne (1554 m)
  • Difference in level:
    133 m
  • Ascent:
    1h30

How to get there

From the motorway exit Aosta Ovest turn right onto the national road n. 47 to Cogne. Leave the car in the large car parks in Cogne, cross the village and continue to the Moline bridge.

The circular route near Cogne is a viable route under all weather conditions and it is an ideal route for nature lovers.


Description of the route

From the Cogne village centre follow the municipal road towards Lillaz as far as the little church in Moline. Take on the right the climbing path that crosses the cross-country trail to Lillaz and reach the Alpine Fauna Study Centre house. Cross, on the right, the meadow below the house and enter the wood. After the junction with the cross-country track continue to go up on the left to a junction where the circular route starts. It is possible to follow this itinerary in both directions. If you continue in an anti-clockwise direction, the route reaches a bar-restaurant and then continues near the cross-country trails and crossing the enchanted Sylvenoire plateau. At the turning point, possibility of descending towards Champlong and Lillaz. The way back, completely immersed in the woods, is characterized by ups and downs and curves among stones figures, trees and snow crystals.

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