Hiking

Percorsi Occitani: Stage 6 Elva - San Michele di Prazzo

da Elva a Prazzo (9,74 km)
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Highlights and tour details

The sixth stage starts from Elva (hamlet of Serre). From the picturesque little square of the Town Hall you descend towards the "deep Valley", on asphalt, turning left after a few hundred metres. Going downhill you cross through the hamlets of Villar, Reinaud, Clari, Dao and Rossenchie. The climb begins after the Rio del Lupo, firstly still on a carriage road and then, after the hamlet of Chiosso Superiore, along a path in the thick larch wood which, with gentle hairpin bends, reaches Colle San Michele (1932 m). The panorama opens onto the large deep valley of the same name and its pleasant high alpine pastures. You take a forest track that descends towards the pastures and upper villages, while your view captures the 3024 m of Mount Chersogno that stands out on the right. The itinerary descends to the hamlets of Cesani and Castiglione.

Tappe
Points of interest

Ancient villages of Elva

Support points

Locanda Occitana "LOCANDA DI ELVA" Piazza Don Dao - ELVA 335-5736255 locandadielva@gmail.com www.progettoelva.it/locanda-san-pancrazio - www.lalocandadielva.it Holiday apartments "LE COLONNE RESORT" Borgata Serre – ELVA 335-5736255 info@lecolonneresort.it -www.lecolonneresort.it - www.progettoelva.it/resort-le-colonne/ Holiday farm "L’ARTESIN" Borgata Clari, 5 - ELVA 347-7839416 agriturismoartesin@libero.it Hiking refuge "LA SOUSTO DAL COL" Colle San Giovanni - ELVA 346 782 4680 Holday farm Stage stop-off point AL CHERSOGNO Borgata Allemandi 6 - Fraz. S. Michele - PRAZZO 0171-99223, 328-0153284 info@chersogno.it - www.chersogno.it Inn Restaurant Roomrental Bat Grocery store (May-October) LA TANO DI GRICH – Holiday apartments LES CHAMBROS DI GRICH B.ta Chiesa 3 e 3b – B.ta Villa 12, Fraz. S. Michele - PRAZZO 0171-996010 / 338-9857901 info@latanodigrich.it - www.latanodigrich.it Holiday home ANTICO ALBERGO DELL’ANGELO E DEL BUON VINO Borgata Chiesa 23 – Fraz. San Michele - PRAZZO 0113470131 / 338-3623878 mirella.miroglio@crescereinsieme.it - www.crescereinsieme.it

Accesso

Stroppa and Prazzo can be reached with your own means of transport or with the bus departing from Cuneo www.benese.it/orari-bus. There is also a 24-hour taxi service with baggage transport active all year round (Sherpabus) 348 8231477 - sherpabus@libero.it

Other information

Itinerary code: POC
Phone coverage: Vodafone 100%
Recommended period: June - October
Historical interest: Yes
Access by public transport: Yes
Classification: Medium and low mountain provincial
Provinces crossed: Cuneo

Notes on public transport
www.benese.it/orari-bus
Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Departure
borgata Serre (capoluogo)
12020 Elva (CN)
Cuneo
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Arrival
borgata Cesani
12028 Prazzo (CN)
Cuneo
see on map
Links
http://www.percorsioccitani.com/tappe/sesta-tappa/
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