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64.06 Vicosoprano - Chiavenna (I), ViaSett

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  • / Palazzo Castelmur
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  • / Villa Garbald
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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
Distance 23.9 km
7:30 h
631 m
1,384 m
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

Die Via Sett ist von Mitte Juni bis Mitte Oktober, je nach Witterungsverhältnissen, begehbar. Die gut 93 km lange Weitwanderung von Chur (CH) nach Chiavenna (IT) kann in 6 respektive 7 Tagesetappen erwandert werden. Die durchschnittliche Marschzeit pro Tag beträgt 4 - 7 Stunden.

Jetzt Via Sett buchen unter:

TourEvent GmbH

+41 81 420 40 80

info@tourevent.ch  

www.alpen-trails.ch    

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Author
Romedi Conradin
Update: September 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,082 m
Lowest point
329 m
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Rest Stop

Pontisella

Tips and hints

More information coming up in spring 2018

Information:

Infostelle Parc Ela

c/o Savognin Tourismus im Surses

Stradung 42, 7460 Savognin

Tel.: +41 81 659 16 06

info@parc-ela.ch  

www.parc-ela.ch  

 

 

Start

Vicosoprano (1,068 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.350727, 9.619848
DMS
46°21'02.6"N 9°37'11.5"E
UTM
32T 547692 5133203
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Destination

Chiavenna (IT)

Turn-by-turn directions

Vicosoprano - Promontogno- Chiavenna

Note


all notes on protected areas

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.

Coordinates

DD
46.350727, 9.619848
DMS
46°21'02.6"N 9°37'11.5"E
UTM
32T 547692 5133203
w3w 
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Equipment

Grenzübertritt Schweiz – Italien. Für den Grenzübertritt ist eine gültige Identitätskarte oderein Reisepass notwendig.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Questions and answers

Question from Jacqueline Ehrat · September 16, 2019 · Community
Guten Tag Steht eine GPX Datei der ganzen Strecke 64 Via Sett zur Verfügung? Der Download der Etappen 3-6 klappt bei mir nicht. Freundliche Grüsse Melina Ehrat
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
23.9 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
631 m
Descent
1,384 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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