5 jours, 6 jours
La moitié du tableau
Transfert de bagages
Type de visite

Nestled in the heart of the Italian Alps, the Gran Paradiso National Park beckons adventure seekers with breathtaking vistas of Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, and the Matterhorn ranges. This trekking tour offers an opportunity to delve deep into this untouched alpine wilderness.

Points forts:

  • Four or Five Days of Remote Trekking: Escape the hustle and bustle of civilization as you embark on a four-day trek through rugged valleys adorned with wildflowers, snow-covered passes, and pristine glacial lakes. This unspoiled environment provides the ideal setting for an immersive alpine adventure.
  • Wildlife Encounters: Gran Paradiso National Park is a sanctuary for wildlife, making it a dream destination for nature enthusiasts. Throughout your journey, keep your eyes peeled for ibex and chamois, which call this protected area home. The park’s rich biodiversity and preservation efforts are evident as you explore Italy’s oldest National Park, established in 1922.
  • Overnight Stays in Alpine Huts: Immerse yourself in the warm Alpine hospitality and savor traditional cuisine as you spend your nights in welcoming mountain huts. These cozy retreats offer a perfect respite after a day of trekking.

This self-guided tour provides you with maps and GPS tracks, allowing you to explore the most beautiful trails of Gran Paradiso at your own pace. For those seeking an extra thrill, the tour can be enhanced by combining it with the Gran Paradiso summit climb led by expert Alpine Guides. Customize your experience by adding other outdoor activities and tours upon request.

Set the stage for an unforgettable adventure as you arrive in Valnontey, your gateway to the wild beauty of Gran Paradiso.

4 or 5 overnight stays incl. Half-board.
Road book with map, route description and GPS waypoints
Service d'assistance téléphonique
Documents de voyage détaillés
Transfer at the end of the tour


Flight + Transfers to/from tour starting point and during the tour
Assurance voyage
La taxe de séjour, si elle est due, n'est pas incluse dans le prix !
Nuits supplémentaires


Additional information

Moisaoût, juillet, septembre



Day 1:

Arrival in Valnontey and accommodation in hotel.


Day 2: Valtnontey to Sella

Trek Valnontey 1675 m. – Casolari dell’Herbetet 2442 m. – Rifugio Vittorio Sella 2579 m.
The first day of the trek leads you up the lush Valnontey valley, admiring the glaciers of the
Herbetet and Tribolazione peaks while walking on the beautiful trail to the Rifugio Vittorio
Sella, located in an upper valley below the Grivolas peaks. From Casolari dell’Herbetet to Vittorio Sella refuge, the trail cuts the side of the mountain, with
some sections slightly exposed but still on a fairly wide path and with handrails and steps in
potentially more delicate points. Alternatively, to avoid these aided sections, it is possible to go up to the refuge directly from
Valnontey without passing by Casolari Herbetet (path without difficulty, 3h +900 m.).

Données de tournée :
Longueur : 15 km
Duration:  5 hours
H+:  1050 m
H-:  150 m


Day 3: Sella to Eaux Rousses

Trek Rifugio Vittorio Sella 2579 m. – Col Lauson 3296 m. – Eaux Rousses 1667 m.
Today a great challenge is awaiting with the Col Lauson pass at 3000 m., entering then in the
Valsavarenche valley, where a long descent awaits before arriving at the valley floor, with
superb landscapes on the Entrelor and Punta Bianca peaks. At Col Lauson, short, slightly exposed stretches, but still on a fairly wide path and with handrails
in potentially more delicate points. Crampons are usually necessary due to the presence of

Données de tournée :
Longueur : 17 km
Duration:  6 hours 30 min
H+ : 700m
H-:  1600 m


Day 4: Eaux Rousses to Marmotte

Trek Eaux Rousses 1667 m. – Col Entrelor 3008 m. – Rifugio Marmotte 2143 m.
The way up to the pass Col Entrelor is quite long, but the nature you will get through and the
snow capped peaks of the Gran Paradiso on your sights will give the right boost to enter then
in the Rhemes valley and arrive at the Rifugio le Marmotte. Colle Entrelor has some passages equipped with steps or fixed ropes, particularly useful when
there is still snow.

Données de tournée :
Longueur : 13 km
Duration: 6 hours 30 min
Height +: 1400 m
Height-: 900 m


Day 5: Martmotte to Benevolo

Trek Rifugio Marmotte 2143 m. – Rifugio Benevolo 2287 m. and optional hikes around the
Today is a more relaxing day, with a nice walk along the Dora di Rhemes river to reache the
Rifugio Benevolo, from where it’s possible to do hikes to reach beautiful lakes and meet local
wildlife. From the Rifugio Benevolo possible excursions to Lago Goletta (2700 m.) or to Lago di Tsanteleina
(2710 m.), about 3h round trip for both destinations.

Données de tournée :
Longueur : 10 km
Duration: 3 hours 30 min
H+ : 500 m
H- : 400 m


Day 6: Benevolo to Valnontey

Trek Rifugio Benevolo 2287 m. – Col Rosset 3024 m. – Rifugio Savoia 2532 m. – Breuil Valsavarenche
1996 m. – private transfer to Valnontey and departure.
For the last day another great adventure awaits with the Col Rosset pass, leading to the unique
Nivolet Plateau, facing the Gran Paradiso glaciers. A long descent will bring you down to Valsavarenche, where the driver is waiting for the transfer
back to Valnontey.

Données de tournée :
Longueur : 18 km
Duration: 6 hours 30 min
H+: 800 m
H-: 1100 m

By plane: Nearest airports are Milano or Turin.

Transfers to/from the tour starting/ending point are not included. Let us know if you need help booking this.

Équipement et vêtements à apporter pour les randonnées et courses alpines
Nous avons compilé une liste d’articles essentiels dont vous aurez besoin pour partir à l’aventure en pleine nature. Bien que chaque voyage ait ses propres exigences minimales, nous avons divisé la liste en « indispensables » et « intéressants à avoir ».

Besoin d'avoir:

Coquille légère et imperméable
Crème solaire à indice élevé
Smartphone avec une application de voyage pertinente et un WhatsApp et un numéro de code pour votre représentant local
Couverture de survie
Bonnet fin, casquette et gants fins (mérinos ou similaire)
Sac à dos pour la randonnée (visites avec transport de bagages)
Sac de sport ou similaire (voyages avec transport de bagages) — NE PAS mettre dans des valises.
Sac à dos 30 L pour les voyages jusqu'à 6 jours (sans transport de bagages)
Sac à dos 40 L pour les voyages de plus de 6 jours (sans transport de bagages)
Couche intérieure à séchage rapide
Short (séchage rapide)
T-shirt technique (séchage rapide)
Pull polaire pour les soirées fraîches
Une paire de bas de jogging confortables ou similaire pour les cabines
De bonnes chaussures de montagne — chaussures de course sur sentier ou bottes de randonnée
Serviette légère
Bouteille d'eau (1,5 L)
Une paire de chaussettes épaisses ou des pantoufles légères (vous pouvez souvent en emprunter une paire dans les cabines)
Des lunettes de soleil
Quelques barres énergétiques, fruits ou collations similaires pour le voyage
Doublure de drap - peut également être achetée sur place (uniquement si vous séjournez dans un dortoir)
Petite trousse de secours
Comped ou similaire
Sac de couchage (sur certains circuits)

Bon d'avoir:

Bâtons de marche
Banque d'alimentation
Sandales pour les cabines
Des sacs en plastique pour garder les choses au sec

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