Rifugio La porta del Sole
Briga Alta

Rifugio La porta del Sole

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The building has been completely renovated maintaining the original architectural features. Note the completely slate roof, the stone exterior and the wooden interior. A few meters from the refuge is the Saradin campsite, jointly managed with the refuge.
The refuge is located in the characteristic village of Upega, immersed in the uncontaminated environment of the upper Tanaro valley, at the foot of the Marguareis massif.

The refuge is located in the town of Upega in Via A. Lanteri, 4.
Completely restructured, in the classic style of mountain constructions inside in wood, outside in stone, it is one of the few buildings in the town that has a completely slate roof.
On the ground floor are the kitchen and the two dining rooms for a total of around 35 seats.
On the first floor there are two rooms (Lupo Inf. and Parsifal), the first with 3 bunk beds and the second with 4 bunk beds, for a total of 14 beds. On the floor there are also two bathrooms equipped with toilet and shower.
On the second floor there is a room (Lupo Sup.) with 5 bunk beds, for a total of 10 beds. On the floor there is a bathroom with toilet and shower.

Practical informations

Opening period from 15/06 to 15/09 open continuously; until October open on weekends; in other periods by reservation
Sleeps 24 in rooms and dormitories
Common bathrooms
2 showers, with hot water
Typology of typical Piedmontese and Ligurian cuisine. Special menus for vegetarians and for those suffering from intolerances
Other items allowed pets
Services offered rock gyms, mtb itineraries and shuttle service for free-ride mtb; local shelter for bicycles and skis
Disabled access no
Cellular network coverage no
Internet connection yes


Rifugio La porta del Sole (1276m)

borg. Upega - Valle Tanaro / Comune di Briga Alta - Upega

Indirizzo: Via A. Lanteri, 4, 12078 Upega, Briga Alta CN


Telefono: +39 0174 390401