Monte Grammondo

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Monte Grammondo
Mont Grandmont
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Monte Grammondo snow-clad seen from Bordighera
Highest point
Elevation 1,378 m (4,521 ft) [1]
Prominence 671 [1]
Coordinates 43°50′29″N 07°30′31″E / 43.84139°N 7.50861°E / 43.84139; 7.50861Coordinates: 43°50′29″N 07°30′31″E / 43.84139°N 7.50861°E / 43.84139; 7.50861
Monte Grammondo is located in Alps
Monte Grammondo
Monte Grammondo
Location Liguria, Italy
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Parent range Alps

Monte Grammondo is a mountain in Liguria, northern Italy, part of the Alps.


The mountain is located in the provinces of Imperia in Italy and Alpes-Maritimes in France. It lies at an altitude of 1378 metres.

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to the SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain can be classified in the following way:[2]

  • main part = Western Alps
  • major sector = South Western Alps
  • section = Maritime Alps
  • subsection = (Fr:Préalpes de Nice/It:Prealpi di Nizza)
  • supergroup = (Fr:Groupe Rocaillon-Grand Braus/It: Gruppo Rocaillon-Grand Braus)
  • group = (Fr:Chaîne Grand Baus-Razet-Grandmont/It:Catena Braus-Razet-Grandmont)
  • code = I/A-2.II-A.2

Access to the summit[edit]

Grammondo's top can be reached on foot from Bevera valley starting from the villages of Sospel (in France), Olivetta, Torri, San Pancrazio or Villatella[3] (Italy), and also from Castellar and Castillon, located in the valleys nearby Menton (France).


  1. ^ a b ''Monte Grammondo, Italy,
  2. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. p. 134. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8. 
  3. ^ Grammondo (Monte) da Villatella, anello per Punta Longoira e Roc d'Ormea, daniele64 , (access:2016-03-03)