The peak of Mottarone
|Elevation||1,492 m (4,895 ft)|
|Location||Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola / Province of Novara, Italy|
Mottarone area is known for the production of cheese, the most renowned of which is the Toma del Mottarone.
- main part = Western Alps
- major sector = North Western Alps
- section = Pennine Alps
- subsection = Southern Valsesia Alps
- supergroup = Alpi Cusiane
- group = Massiccio del Mottarone
- code = I/B-9.IV-B.4
Access to the summit
The peak of Mottarone can be reached by a cableway from Carciano, a frazione of Stresa. This has replaced a rack and pinion railroad from Stresa in 1963. It overlooks the city of Verbania on the Lake Maggiore; the Monviso in the Maritime Alps, as well as the Monte Rosa, can be seen in clear sky days.
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- Mottarone online website (Italian)