Stra' Granda Stage 1A: Pontegrande - Bannio Anzino

Bannio Anzino (1,10 km)
Highlights and tour details

From the hamlet of Pontegrande, you can go along a short diversion from the main route of the Stra' Granda up to Bannio Anzino, where you can stay overnight. You then take the B15 path that crosses the Anza stream and cuts through the hairpin bends of the carriage road until you reach the village square.

Points of interest

Historical town centre and church of Bannio, Milizia di Bannio, Via Crucis. The museum of intangible heritage is located in the 17th century oratory of the confraternity of Santa Marta (http://www.amossola.it/musei_ossola/node/61)


By Car: A8 Motorway from Milan or A4 from Turin and continuation on A26 for Gravellona Toce. Continue on SS33 del Sempione as far as the Piedimulera Exit. From Piedimulera SS 549 della Valle Anzasca climbs to Macugnaga. At Pontegrande leave SS 549, cross the Anza and climb to Bannio.

Other information

Itinerary code: SGR
Phone coverage: Good
Recommended period: March - November
Historical interest: Yes
Access by public transport: Yes
Classification: Medium and low mountain provincial
Provinces crossed: Distretto dei Laghi

Notes on public transport
By train: from Milan with the FS del Sempione international line to Domodossola. From Novara with the FS Novara-Domodossola line, train stop of Piedimulera. From Domodossola Station Autolinee Comazzi. Lines: Domodossola Antrona - Domodossola Macugnaga - Domodossola Verbania. For timetables Tel. +39 0324 240333 www.comazzibus.com.
Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
28871 Bannio Anzino (VB)
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28871 Bannio Anzino (VB)
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