The province of Cuneo

Rifugio Questa

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The Emilio Questa Refuge (2388 m) stands on a rocky ridge situated on the northern banks of Lake Portette, at the centre of a broad basin surrounded by the peaks of the Portette, Claus and Prefouns. It is located in the territory of Valdieri, in the province of Cuneo. It overlooks the plain of Valasco, with the former Royal Hunting Lodge at the centre, Mount Matto and Cresta Savoia to the west. Situated in the Maritime Alps Natural Park, it is the ideal place for nature trips, in which you can see chamois, ibexes and marmots, and the rare bearded vulture. It is also ideal for climbs of any level, and for hikes to the surrounding peaks. Former military barracks in stone, in use by the Italian Club Alpino, section of Liguria, since 1925, it was partly rebuilt in 1937, expanded in 1952 and in 1986. You enter a dining room furnished with wooden furniture in which you can enjoy Piedmont specialties or simply use the bar and take a rest. The beds are situated in dormitories that sleep 6, 14 and 10 people situated on the first floor and on the ground floor.

Address and contacts
località Lago delle Portette
12010 Valdieri (CN)
Cuneo

Telephone number: +39 351 5835.607
email: emilioquesta@gmail.com