Trek Calcante: Stage 1 Lanzo T.se Ponte del Diavolo - Traves

da Lanzo Torinese a Traves (14,00 km)
Highlights and tour details

Departing from Ponte del Diavolo (Devil's Bridge at 477 m) and taking the Sentiero Natura no. 101 "Antica strada per Viù" you reach Pian Castagna (562 m) where there is an ancient press of the Old Local Community. After passing Colle Murali and the nearby Chapel di San Giovanni, you go down along a stretch of the hillside to the village of Colbeltramo. The same path continues to the hamlet of Castagnole (657 m) where there is an Ethnographic Museum. Then continue along the penstock of the Funghera power station to Case Carmie and take the descent that links to Ponte Barolo. After crossing the Stura di Viù, you arrive at the alpine pastures of Costa d'Aprile to reach the hamlet of Tisinelle (656 m) and then that of Tese (632 m) with the "Giardinia" botanical garden of Traves. Finally, you easily climb up to Colle Colmet (717 m) from where, with a slight descent, you shortly reach the centre of Traves (632 m) where you will find the stage stop-off point near the private accommodation facilities there.

Points of interest

The Age-old press of the Ancient Local Community of Pian Castagna. The Ethnographic Museum of Castagnole, the "Giardinia" Botanic garden in Tese. The Museum "History of Mountaineering in the Lanzo Valleys" in Lanzo Torinese, the "Silmax" Museum of tools and machine-tools in Lanzo Torinese, the Mineralogical Museum in Lanzo Torinese.

Support points

Albergo Ristorante Lusiana Frazione Lusiana 5, 10070 Traves +39 0123 410009 - +39 345 4586791 info@albergoristorantelusiana.it www.albergoristorantelusiana.it.

Other information

Source: CAI Lanzo
Itinerary code: TKC
Recommended period: From May (June if there is a lot of snow above 2000 m) to October.
Historical interest: Yes
Disabled facilities: No
Classification: Medium and low mountain provincial
Provinces crossed: Torino

Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Ponte del Diavolo
10074 Lanzo Torinese (TO)
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10070 Traves (TO)
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