Highlights and tour details
From the car park of the hamlet of Moleto, cross the centre and after 300 m of paved road take the grassy trail downhill for approximately 1200 m, then take the paved road for a short section until you reach Cascina Magrina. Turn left onto the dirt road and continue on the slope to reach the Chapel of S. Pietro, then left on the dirt road continuing on the ridge until provincial road SP37. Cross SP37 and take the dirt road in front, continuing downhill for 500 m. Resume the paved road in the direction of Sala Monferrato as far as the cemetery. Leave the cemetery to your left and cross the centre of Sala following via Roma and via Olearo. Then continue on provincial road SP 35a in the direction of Ozzano Monferrato for 2500 m until the junction of Cascina Costa. Here you leave the SP (provincial road), take the dirt trail to the right, then continue for 1250 m on the valley bottom parallel to the Rio Lora as far as the large fountain. Here, you resume the paved road to the right, provincial road SP34 or ducal road, which climbs under the town of Treville until you take via Mazzucco on the right. Reach Cascina Rapetta and turn left towards the centre of Ozzano. From piazza Vittorio Veneto, take the provincial road in the opposite direction to that already travelled as far as the junction and turn left on the road on the ridge in the direction of Cellamonte to reach Cascina Imarisia. Cross the entire town as far as the junction in the area of Cascina San Rocco.
Points of interest
Along the stage: Chapel of San Pietro. In Sala: Parish Church of San Giacomo (late 16th century), Church of San Francesco, Church of San Grato (1684). In Cella Monte: Parish Church (1619), Ecomuseum of Cantoni Stone, Romanesque Church of San Quirico.
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Itinerary code: MIV
Classification: Medium and low mountain provincial
Provinces crossed: Alessandria & Monferrato