Valsesia

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Valsesia
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The upper Valsesia
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Location of the valley in Piedmont, NW Italy
Location Italy
Floor elevation 300 - 4.554m
Geology
Type River valley

Valsesia (Piemontese: Valsesia; Walser German: Tseschrutol) is a group of valleys in north-east of Piedmont in the Province of Vercelli, Italy; the principal valley is that of the Sesia river.

The major towns located here are Varallo Sesia, Borgosesia, Serravalle Sesia; important tourist villages include Alagna Valsesia, Rima San Giuseppe, Carcoforo, Scopello. While the valley mainly belongs to the province of Vercelli three of its comuni, namely Romagnano Sesia, Prato Sesia and Grignasco, are part of the province of Novara.

Notable summits[edit]

Among the notable summits which surround the valley there are:

Other projects[edit]

Media related to Valsesia at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 45°49′N 8°08′E / 45.817°N 8.133°E / 45.817; 8.133