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64.05 Vicosoprano - Chiavenna (I), ViaSett

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Map / 64.05 Vicosoprano - Chiavenna (I), ViaSett
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Cultural walk on well-maintained trails. Journey into the rich historical and cultural past and present of Bergells.

Migrate into six stages across three valleys and language cultures. Via Sett is a distance hike from Thusis to Chiavenna, runs through alpine settlements. The well-maintained and marked trails do not require mountaineering skills. Something sure-footedness and good physical condition is required (SAC hiking scale: T2). 

moderate
23.9 km
7:30 h
631 m
1384 m
all details
On a tour of Vicosoprano meet, inter alia, on the Pretorio (1583) with a torture chamber and round former. Residential tower and town houses. Cross the stone arch bridge and visit the EWZ housing estate by architect Bruno Giacometti. You can taste the Salsiz the Salumeria Chiesa and a piece Mascarplin. Hike through the flower-filled streets of Borgonovo and visit in the same place the church of San Giorgio with the tombs of the Giacometti family of artists. In the Valley Museum Stampa Ciäsa Granda surprised with Bergeller past and present, in Coltura the Castelmur. Through the medieval dam "Müraia" You reach Promontogno with the narrow village street and the multi-storey houses, then go across the border to Chiavenna. Strolling through Bondo town with its mansions, the palaces and gardens, overlooking the plain Coltüra with the characteristic stables, hiking on the historic road to the border town of Castasegna with its classical trading houses, the Villa Garbald and the red inch Pavilion. Spoiled you with Soglio products and begrudge you an extra loop on the chestnut trail above the village with its chestnut-dried cottage. Visit the witness of the ancient Plurs in museo degli scavi in S. Abbondio. Let yourself waterfalls Cascate dell 'Acqua Fraggia in Borgo Nuovo, Palazzo Vertemate Franchi Prosto and the famous biscotti of Prosto not escape. Through shady forests you reach the marmitte the giganit before her on footpaths in the charming Italian town of Chiavenna, with rich cultural and historical past travels.

Author's recommendation

You can book the long tour with luggage transfer www.viasett.ch.
outdooractive.com User
Author
Romedi Conradin
Updated: 2016-12-06

Difficulty moderate
Technique
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Altitude
1082 m
329 m
Best time of year
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Stage tour
Nice views
Mehrtagesaktivitäten - Parc Ela

Tips, hints and links

Bregaglia Engadin Turismo
Strada principale 101
CH-7605 Stampa
T +41 81 822 15 55
F +41 81 822 16 44 
E info@bregaglia.ch

Savognin Tourismus im Surses
Stradung 42
CH-7460 Savognin
Tel.+41 81 659 16 16
Fax +41 81 659 16 17
ferien@savognin.ch
www.savognin.ch

Start

Vicosoprano (1068 m)
Coordinates:
Geogr. 46.350727 N 9.619848 E
UTM 32T 547692 5133203

Destination

Chiavenna (I)

Turn-by-turn directions

Vicosoprano - Promontogno- Chiavenna

Public transport:

All stage destinations Via Sett are accessible by public transport (train or bus). Partial Reservations are required. The return from Chiavenna can be done via Splügenpass or Maloja to St. Moritz.

Getting there:

Bivio over the Julier Pass down to Sils im Engadin. On Lake Sils drive along until after Vicosoprano.

Parking:

In Vicosoprano it has some parking.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 23.9 km
Duration 7:30 h
Ascent 631 m
Descent 1384 m

Qualities

Nice views With refreshment stops

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