Cycle routes

Attorno alla fortezza di Verrua

Crescentino (19,00 km)
Highlights and tour details

Around the remains of the ancient Fortress of Verrua, built between the X and the XI century. We are on the border between the provinces of Turin, Vercelli and Alessandria, at the meeting point of the Casalesi and Torinesi hills: presenting  a suggestive panoramic route.

Points of interest

Leaving the Picnic area, past the tunnel, cross the Sp. 107 and turn onto the gravel road; it is a stretch of embankment parallel to the asphalted road, on which we enter and follow for a few meters; then turn left following the road signs for Sbarrera and Calliano: an uphill climb of about 1,2 km with slope of up to 18%.

Arriving at the crest, at the Stop sign go right and on  leaving the village, turn left following the directions for Sulpiano, which is reached after about 4 km; go through it and then take the Sp. 107, following the road signs without deviation to Cervoto and Longagnano.

Go through  Cervoto, and then Longagnano, a small borough; just outside the borough on a gravel road for about  1.5 km, you come onto an asphalted road, turn right to "Valentino", where you have a beautiful view of the plain and of the Alps,

Continue following the road signs for Verrua Savoia, Crescentino.

At Verrua Savoia go past the church until you find a sign on the right for FORTEZZA, which is worth a visit, then go back,  to return to the  starting point follow the road signs for  Crescentino,  and before the bridge turn right to Casale Monferrato

Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
13044 Crescentino (VC)
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Accomodation and services

B&B Villadeati \
Alessandria | Bed & Breakfast
B&B Villadeati "La Casa sui Tetti"
Bed & Breakfast on the highest hill of Monferrato. Tranquillity, peace and a view that alone makes the journey worthwhile. A large panoramic terrace is available for the exclusive use of guests.
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Alessandria | Farmhouse holiday Agencies
The Rectory of Corteranzo starts out as an aristocratic hunting lodge of the late 17th century. Since 2003, it has belonged to our family and after attentive conservative restoration work it has been transformed into a welcoming home. From our terrace, overlooking the vastness of the Monferrato …
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Castello di Gabiano
Alessandria | Castles, Fortresses
Castello di Gabiano
The considerable size of the Castle of Gabiano overlooks the River Po, in a stunning scenic position. As far back as the 8th century, the documents mention a “cortem magnam nominam Gabianam”. In 1164, Federico I granted the coveted investiture of Monferrato to James II. From this date, and due …
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La Villa di Pa\'- Affitacamere
Alessandria | Rooms to let
La Villa di Pa'- Affitacamere
In a historical building dating from the 18th century, in the magnificent village of Villadeati dominated by the romantic castle, you can enjoy endless panoramas with views over the whole of Monferrato as far as the Alps. It is the ideal starting point for walks in the woods, tackling the …
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Cascina Rosengana
Asti | Farmhouse holiday Agencies
Cascina Rosengana
Cocconato, wrote Indro Montanelli on Il Giornale, is the ideal prototype of a town. A perfect reason to come and visit and it is also home to the prototype of agriturismo. A delightful location, right next to Conbipel, able to enhance the products of the territory, putting them on show in its own …
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