Gran Paradiso


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Gran Paradiso

(grän pärädē`zō), mountain, 13,323 ft (4,061 m) high, in Valle d'Aosta, NW Italy. In the Graian Alps, it is the highest Alpine peak entirely in Italian territory.

Gran Paradiso

a mountain in NW Italy, in NW Piedmont: the highest peak of the Graian Alps. Height: 4061 m (13 323 ft.)
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The 13-hour days around the tour were invaluable in terms of acclimatising for Mont Blanc and Gran Paradiso prepared us for severe weather conditions.
It was truly a 'wow' moment when we realised that our park had been ranked alongside the likes of the amazing Olympic National Park in Greece and Gran Paradiso in Italy.
Demand is strongest, he says, in Island Walk and Gran Paradiso, located in the city limits even though they have Venice addresses.
In Hotel Gran Paradiso, Dante's terza rima is largely tossed aside, yet becomes fodder for parody in the section titled Metrica del Paradiso (Paradise metrics), where the terminology of academic literary criticism is evacuated and sent up: "Abi-a abi-a.
Flower patterns include Monte Blanc (classic romantic floral motif), Monte Rosa (rose bud pattern in warm colors), Cal de Voza (red and pink rosebuds), Maritime (red flowers with branches and birds), Basodino (yellow rose buds with purple flowers), Gran Paradiso (large red poppies) and Primavera (modernized crisp black floral design).
The group was overrun by the avalanche on Thursday at an altitude of 2,500 metres (8,000 feet) while travelling through the Gran Paradiso National Park, an Alpine area north of Turin and near the French border.
The people of the Valle D'Aosta seem to have more in common with the French-speaking peoples of Switzerland and France than with the rest of Italy, cut off as they are by the romantically named Gran Paradiso mountain range.
II Gran Paradiso, Italy, June 20-30, Our leisurely mountain walking adventure explores the four valleys of Italy's oldest national park, Il Gran Paradiso, a hallmark in the chronicles of wildlife preservation.
At Gran Paradiso, you'll find a variety or ways to relax, rejuvenate and revitalize at the Tuscan-styled clubhouse.
Objectives: The project s overall aim is to improve the biodiversity of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in the rivers, streams and lakes of the Gran Paradiso National Park.
Elsewhere, The Gran Paradiso, an Italian restaurant in London, was paid pounds 366 and Kazan - a Turkish restaurant in the capital - received a further pounds 156.