Alta Via Canavesana

The route, a loop composed of 12 stages, starts and ends in Pont Canavese. It can be easily reached travelling by public transport since it goes through Gallenca valley, Tesso and Malone valleys, crosses Orco and Soana valleys and touches Sacra valley. AVC route, from Ceresole Reale to Soana valley, runs along the Piedmontese side of Gran Paradiso National Park and its stunning environment, following some stretches of the Royal Hunting Paths built by King Victor Emannuel II, and sometimes overlapping the Giroparco Gran Paradiso route. Along the way, there are many sanctuaries thata witnessed miraculous facts, magical places, little enchanting villages and ancient churches, surrounded by marvellous landscapes enriched by unique wildlife. The route, that counts more than 17.000 m of cumulative elevation gain, is marked in white and red and has an average medium hiking difficulty, except some steep stretches that require trekking skills.

 

 

 

 

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Starting place: 
Pont Canavese
Arrival place: 
Alpe Soglia
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
8 ore 20 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Frazione Milani (Forno Canavese)
Arrival place: 
Monte Soglio
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
4 ore 10 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Rifuge Alpe Soglia
Arrival place: 
Rifuge Salvin
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
7 ore 15 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Croce d’Intror pass
Arrival place: 
Fork ETON409-ETON 408B-ETON409B
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
2 ore 30 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Junction TON408-TON408A
Arrival place: 
Junction TON408A-TON332 (near Alpe Costapiana)
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
1 ora 15 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Rifugio Salvin
Arrival place: 
Santuario Madonna di Ciavanis
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
6 ore 20 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Santuario Madonna di Ciavanis
Arrival place: 
Alpe Vailet 2230 m
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
5 ore
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Alpe Vailet
Arrival place: 
Ceresole Reale
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
8 ore 30 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Ceresole Reale Fraz. Villa
Arrival place: 
Bivouac Giraudo
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
7 ore 25 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Bivacco Giraudo (Noasca)
Arrival place: 
Bivacco Ivrea
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
7 ore 40 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Bivouac Ivrea
Arrival place: 
Refuge Pocchiola Meneghello
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
7 ore 30 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Rifugio Pocchiola Meneghello (Locana)
Arrival place: 
Ribordone, fraz. Talosio
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
9 ore 20 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Talosio (Ribordone)
Arrival place: 
Bech (Ingria)
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
7 ore 25 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Crest pass
Arrival place: 
Grangia, Fraz. di Ronco C.se (nearby), junction ETON611A, tappa 10
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
2 ore 45 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Bivouac Bech Ingria
Arrival place: 
Frassinetto
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
9 ore 5 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september
Starting place: 
Frassinetto
Arrival place: 
Pont Canavese
Difficulty: 
EE - Escursionistico difficile
Walking time: 
2 ore 20 minuti
Suggested period: 
june-september