Cycle routes

Tra il Sesia e i vigneti dei colli Novaresi

Castellazzo Novarese (41 km)
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Points of interest

Ghemme - Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta: construction began in the mid-seventeenth century and was completed in the mid-eighteenth century. The interior preserves valuable masterpieces. Attached to the church is the Scurolo della Beata Panacea (1864-1875), which was a project  entrusted by Alessandro Antonelli, a native of Ghemme

Ghemme - Castello-Ricetto: with a rectangular  floorplan was built to defend the local populations from raids and incursions. The building was completed in the late fifteenth century. Today the complex preserves the ancient city walls of  4 meters high and 2 meters wide in the most colossal part. Several different buildings with arched windows, decorated with terracotta tiles

The Orientata delle Baragge Natural Reserve: established in 1992 to protect this particular area of nature , you can admire the Molina Cerulea, the grasses, evergreen shrubs and aquatic plants. There are also 167 beautiful species of birds, including the white and black stork, the lesser spotted woodpecker and the shrike capirossa. Foxes, hares and deer are often spotted

Sizzano – Cappella della Madonnina della Pace: the most recent sacred building built at Bergamina, which stands on the site where many partisans found refuge during the last world war

Briona-Proh - Rocchetta and Church of Santa Maria: in the midst of the green countryside of Novara there is the small 16th century fortification. Not far away is the Romanesque cell of Santa Maria which contains an important series of frescoes from the 15th century

 

Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Departure and arrival
28060 Castellazzo Novarese (NO)
Novara
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districts passed through
Briona, Carpignano Sesia, Castellazzo Novarese, Ghemme, Novara, Sillavengo

Accomodation and services

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