Paths on the Via Francigena
From the Sacra di San Michele to Mont-Cenis Pass
Through the Mont-Cenis and Montgenèvre passes, the Susa Valley has played an important role in the exchange of people and knowledge for thousands of years.
With this itinerary we will take you on a voyage of discovery to symbolic places and sacred peaks, medieval inns where you will stay, ancient abbeys, historic villages, churches and castles.
meeting of participants in Sant'Ambrogio, meeting with the guide and start of the trek towards the Sacra di San Michele, with an elevation gain of 962 m. Guided tour of the symbolic monument of Piemonte and descent along the Path of Princes. Accommodation in Certosa. Dinner in a local restaurant.
descent towards the Parco dei Laghi di Avigliana and horse riding along delightful paths. Own arrangements for lunch. Historical-cultural visit of Avigliana. Transfer by train to Susa with hotel accommodation and dinner in a medieval castle.
meeting with guide and start of trek along the ancient royal road towards Mont-Cenis Pass, external visit of the Fort de Variselle. Packed lunch. Crossing of the imposing dam and descent from the pass by minivan. Visit to an abbey. Dinner and accommodation.
after breakfast at the hotel, meeting with the guide and start of an itinerary that retraces the Roman history of ancient Susa. A farewell aperitif to end the trip. End of services.
€ 649.00 per person (min. 4 paying adults)
The price includes:
tour as per programme, hotel and inn, 3 breakfasts, 1 packed lunch, 3 dinners, 1 aperitif, half-day guided tour of Susa, services of a nature guide for the hikes, private minivan for day 3 hike, horse riding, train ticket from Avigliana to Susa, medical and baggage insurance
The price does not include:
Any meals not mentioned, tips, tourist taxes, cancellation policy. All services not specified in "The price includes" section
Private transfer from Avigliana to Susa (on request and with supplement). Option to go up to the Sacra di San Michele on the via ferrata with a mountain guide and luggage transport directly to the hotel (on request and with supplement). Option to customise the tour according to your needs, and the tour can also be taken on a private basis (on request).
Characteristics of the offer:
Trek suitable for families and hikers in good health who can walk for 4/5 hours (hike on day 3).
Comfortable bag to take with you on the trek on day 1.
Clothing suitable for the various hikes, including one at 2,000 m.
Hiking boots are always required.
Discover Piemonte in total safety! Besides always measuring participants’ temperatures, our guides and suppliers are equipped with all the safety devices required by the legal provisions in force. Please remember that masks must always be worn during our excursions to ensure everyone’s safety.Info