Home / Blog / Wildlife of Alagna Valsesia and Monte Rosa
During your trekking adventures in Alagna Valsesia and Monte Rosa, you will have the opportunity to encounter a diverse and fascinating wildlife. Here are some of the animals you might come across during your excursions:
Alpine Ibex: Skillful climbers often spotted at high altitudes. Maintain a respectful distance and do not feed them
Marmot: Curious and adorable creatures inhabiting meadows and rocks. Enjoy observing their natural behavior from a distance.
Golden Eagle: Majestic predatory birds frequently sighted in the alpine regions. Observe them discreetly from a safe distance.
Snow Hare: Cute rodents known for their camouflaging abilities. Be quiet and avoid disrupting their behavior.
Alpine Chamois: Symbol of the Parco Naturale Alta Valsesia, the chamois is one of the most sought-after sightings. Respect their space and maintain distance.
Helpful Tips for Coexisting with Wildlife:
To ensure the well-being of the animals and fully enjoy wildlife sightings during your treks, follow these guidelines:
Maintain a distance: Respect their personal space and avoid getting too close to wild animals.
No disturbance of nests: During the breeding season, avoid approaching nests to prevent disturbing the activities of parents and offspring.
No human food: Refrain from feeding wild animals. Human food can be harmful to their health and natural behavior.
Silence and calm: Be quiet and calm during sightings to avoid startling the animals.
Stick to designated trails: Stay on designated paths and follow the guidance of parks and nature reserves to protect the animals' habitat.
No flash photography: If you wish to take photos of the animals, disable the flash on your camera to avoid frightening them.
Leave only footprints: Carry all trash with you and respect the natural environment around you.
By adhering to these coexistence tips, you can have an unforgettable experience, respecting the wildlife and preserving the integrity of this precious ecosystem. Happy trekking and happy wildlife encounters in Monte Rosa!
To provide the best experiences, we use technologies like cookies to store and/or access device information. Consenting to these technologies will allow us to process data such as browsing behavior or unique IDs on this site. Not consenting or withdrawing consent, may adversely affect certain features and functions.
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
Technical storage or access is required for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not required by the subscriber or user.
L'archiviazione tecnica o l'accesso che viene utilizzato esclusivamente per scopi statistici.Technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance by your Internet Service Provider, or further registration by a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used for identification.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.