“Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.”
The Manica Lake is situated at the bottom of Cristalliera’s Peak, at 2.365 m.a.s.l. .
This lake is part of the natural park Orsiera – Rocciavrè, a wide alpine area in western Piedmont among Cottians and Graian Alps. More exactly, it is among Susa and Chisone Valleys and its higher peak is the Mount Orsiera (2.878 m.a.s.l.), while the major alpine pass is the Colle delle Finestre (Windows Col at 2.176 m.a.s.l.).