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5-day Hiking tour in the Maira Valley: Rocca la Meja, Castello-Provenzale Group

5-day Hiking tour in the Maira Valley: Rocca la Meja, Castello-Provenzale Group | undefined

Spend 5 days exploring the beautiful natural landscapes of Maira Valley, such as Rocca la Meja and Castello-Provenzale Group, on this hiking tour led by GAI certified aspirant guide Giovanni.

Private

Alps

5 Days

Jun - Oct

Intermediate

Beginner


Highlights

* Discover the breathtaking landscapes and natural spots of Maira Valley.

* Enjoy hiking around Rocca la Meja and the Castello-Provenzale Group.

* Visit traditional refuges and try delicious local meals.

Description

Discover some of the best natural areas in the Maira Valley. Follow me on this 5-day program!

The Maira Valley is a beautiful wilderness area in the Italian region of Piedmont, in the middle of the Alps. This 5-day tour will take us across the valley to some of its most remarkable spots, such as Rocca la Meja and the Castello-Provenzale Group. Rocca la Meja is a 2,000-meter mountain that stands out in the Cottian Alps for its pyramidal shape. Castello-Provenzale is a group of summits above the valley that shows stunning rock towers.

Our itinerary can be organized as follows. However, we can adapt it to the needs of the participants. On day 1, we’ll arrive at the valley in the evening and spend the night at the “Gentil Locanda”, in Ponte Marmora. On day 2, we’ll drive to the Preit pass and start the hike to the Rifugio Gardetta, where we’ll contemplate fantastic views of Rocca la Meja. Then, we’ll continue through the Unerzio Valley until we reach the village of Pratorotondo.

On day 3, we’ll follow a nice path up to the Ciarbonet Pass and continue to the top of Monte Estelletta where we will catch breathtaking sights of the valley. Afterwards, we’ll descend across a beautiful larch forest to Ponte Mormora. On day 4, we’ll take a dazzling panoramic trail to Saretto and continue to Chiappera. Finally, on day 5, we’ll enjoy a fantastic tour around the Castello-Provenzale group and return to Chiappera, from where we’ll drive to the van and end our program.

As for the accommodation, we’ll have the pleasure to spend the nights in typical inns built in an Occitan style and try delicious local meals. Regarding the level, it’s only necessary to have minimum of hiking training for this tour.

Looking for a peaceful and relaxing experience in the middle of the Alps? Then don’t miss this fantastic opportunity! All you have to do is send the request to book your place and we’ll start making all the arrangements.

I also lead a 2-day ascent to Monviso in Piedmont. Check it out!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

Price details

Not included: guide expenses and accommodation. The transportation included is from Ponte Marmora to Preit Pass by minivan.


Details

More info

Don't forget to bring mountain clothes, trekking shoes and trekking poles.

Meeting point

Dronero, Cuneo, Italy.

About the guide

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Giovanni

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Mountain Guide

Raised in the Piedmont mountains, in parallel to the degree in physical education, I conclude the path to become an Alpine Guide, an activity that I start full time and 360 degrees around the Alps.
My favorite activities are ski mountaineering, high mountain and rock climbing.

Languages

Italian | French | English

Certificates

IVBV | UIAGM | IFMGA

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What people are saying about Giovanni

Fabio

5.00

Breithorn occidentale , a perfect day whit the Alpin guide Giovanni. The guide was very professional but at the same time friendly. The experience was perfect 👍.

Fabio

5.00

Breithorn occidentale , a perfect day whit the Alpin guide Giovanni. The guide was very professional but at the same time friendly. The experience was perfect 👍.


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