Green adventure in the Ceronda Valley
Enjoy the unspoiled nature of the Lanzo Valleys... find freedom in walking or cycling!
The route in the Ceronda Valley crosses the mountainous area of the Lanzo Massif, climbing up to the Colle del Lys, and then descending towards the La Mandria park, with unique panoramic views over Torino and the surrounding plain.
Pamper yourself in local accommodation facilities with the best dishes of the valley.
From Lanzo to Vallo Torinese. The route starts from the Devil's Bridge in Lanzo and runs amidst greenery along the Stura river. It climbs Mount Corno and continues to the Monte Croce Pass, with breathtaking views of the Alps. It then descends to Vallo Torinese with a stop at an accommodation facility in the area.
From Vallo to Colle del Lys. The trail goes up towards the Chapel of San Rocco. It passes through woods and villages such as Ramai and Moncolombone. Very rare rocks known as peridotites can be seen in the last section. Beyond the ridge the path goes down to Lunella Pass and Borgata San Vito, and then to the Rifugio Colle del Lys mountain hut.
From Colle del Lys to La Cassa. Descent to the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Bassa, and then to Borgata Lucco. Stops include the Chapel of the Madonna della Neve, with a view over La Mandria. The trail continues towards Givoletto and La Cassa with a stop at Cascina San Giovanni.
From Cascina San Giovanni to Lanzo Torinese. From Cascina San Giovanni di La Cassa, the trail continues towards the Ceronda Torrent, via the Chapel of San Biagio and the ruins of the Castle of Baratonia. Crossing woods, fields and villages you return to the Stura di Lanzo and the Ponte del Diavolo park.
*The proposed route may be subject to changes if sections become impassable due to adverse weather conditions.
€ 259.00 per person
The price includes:
1 dinner at a restaurant/pizzeria in Vallo.
1 night's accommodation with breakfast at a facility in the area.
1 night on half-board basis at the Colle del Lys mountain hut.
1 night on half-board basis at a farm in the area.
The price does not include:
The price does not include: lunches and other services. All services not specified in "The price includes" section
Services of a nature guide € 100.00 per person (minimum 6 people), services of a cycling guide: € 180.00 per person (2/3 people), € 90.00 per person (4 people).
Please ask for a quote for any supplements: lunches (packed lunches or in mountain huts/facilities located along the itinerary - there is an additional cost of € 10.00 per person per day for packed lunches); trekking poles/e-bike rental; half-day guided tour of the historic centre of Lanzo and the Devil's Bridge; tasting of Toma di Lanzo and other local cheeses.
On request (with supplement)
Characteristics of the offer:
The itinerary is over four days with 3 overnight stays. This tour is aimed at walking and biking enthusiasts alike, as the Anello Ceronda loop has been divided into two different trails, one ideal for trekking, the other more suitable for bikes. Please note that a section of the e-bike route is only recommended for expert cyclists. The two trails run along paths, rural dirt tracks and forest pathways, and have some sections in common; the itinerary described above is one of many suggested routes, with a wide range of variations depending on your fitness level and preferences. The route covers 69 km and had an elevation gain of 2,700 m (100 km and 2,000 m elevation gain with the mountain bike variants)
Equipment required richiesto:
Equipment: trekking/mountain bike/e-bike boots (trekking poles/bikes/e-bikes can be hired on site).
We are ready to welcome you in full compliance with the guidelines and provisions envisaged for the hygiene and safety of accommodation facilities - in accordance with the Covid-19 protocol in forceInfo