Rifugio Quarzina

Rifugio Quarzina

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The Quarzina refuge is located in the heart of the Ligurian Alps, at the foot of Pizzo di Ormea.

Located in the village of the same name that can be reached by car all year round, it enjoys a breathtaking view of the Val Tanaro, Colle di Nava, as far as the Ligurian Sea and sometimes Corsica

The Quarzina Hiking Hut is located at 1347 asl in the Ligurian Alps, in the sunniest hamlet of the Municipality of Ormea (Cn). It can be reached via a comfortable paved road open all year round or via a dense network of pedestrian and cycle paths that connect it to the other hamlets. Located along the red itinerary of the Via Alpina, it is a stage stop on the Balconata di Ormea, an ideal starting point for summer and winter ascents of Pizzo di Ormea and the nearby Bric Conoia and Mongioie peaks, as well as natural access to the Marguareis Park. The internal room and the large summer terrace enjoy a breathtaking view of the Val Tanaro, Colle di Nava and the Ligurian Sea.

Practical informations

Opening period : Always open on Saturdays and Sundays and continuously from mid-June to the end of September. Others
periods by reservation
Beds: 14 of which 2 in double bedroom with private bathroom, 12 in bedrooms with bunk beds
Bathrooms: 3 + 1 for the disabled
Showers: 3 with hot water
Disabled access: yes
Type of cuisine: Piedmontese, with local dishes, availability of alternative meals for vegetarians and for those suffering from food intolerances
Services offered: accompaniment with naturalistic guides, theme nights, tasting of typical products
Cellular network coverage: Tim – Vodafone – Wind
Attention to the environment/use of alternative energies: biomass boiler, solar thermal panels, collection
waste sorting, water and energy saving
Structure on a structured itinerary: Via Alpina, Balconata di Ormea, Garessio-Limone Piemonte. All itineraries are suitable for walking, mountain biking, horseback riding and in winter with snowshoes.


Gestore : Sofia
Tel: +39 01711822009 – +39 339 1978652