Alps of Piedmont - Italy
The Bessanese Trekking Circuit

Hiking in the Alps of Piedmont: Bessanese trekking round tour 340€

The great hiking circuit around the impressive peak of Uja di Bessanese: a demanding trekking tour through the valleys of the Alps of Piedmont and France, with expert guides.


4 days / 3 nights
On request, it is possible to either extend or shorten the Bessanese hiking tour in the Alps of Piedmont program.
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Start / End : Usseglio (Torino, Valli di Lanzo).


Suitable for hikers in normal shape, capable to walk 7 hours on mountain trails, sometimes on rocky ground. About +1.000 m. altitude gap per day.
The itineraries will be chosen according to the level and experience of the participants and on the weather conditions.


From mid June to mid September.


Hiking tour in Piedmont with expert hiking guides or self guided with maps and GPS tracks, overnight stays in cozy mountain huts.

Trekking Tour Bessanese - Hiking in the Alps of Piedmont


  • A great hiking itinerary to the discovery of upper Lanzo Valley, a true gem in the Alps bewteen Piedmont and France.
  • Breathtaking views over Alpine passes, crystal clear lakes, lush forests, steep rocky peaks, with the chance to spot the local wildlife!
  • Overnight stays in mountain huts in the best areas of the Bessanese park, to enjoy the Alpine warm hospitality and delicious traditional cuisine.
  • Enjoy the trekking tour with our expert hiking guides or in self guided option with maps and GPS tracks
  • On request, customize the Bessanese hiking tour in Piedmont program combining other outdoor activities and tours.

Trekking Tour Bessanese - Hiking in the Alps of Piedmont


Day 1 : Meeting with the guide in Usseglio, hike towards the Rifugio Cibrario mountain hut (2.616 m.). +1.100 m., 3 hours ca.
Day 2 : Trekking Rifugio Cibrario - Colle dell'Autaret pass (3.072 m.) - Refuge d’Averole (2.210 m. - Francia). +900 m., 7 hours ca.
Day 3 : Hike Refuge d’Averole - Collerin pass(3.200 m.) - Rifugio Gastaldi (2.659 m.). +1.100 m., 6 hours ca.
Day 4 : Trekking Rifugio Gastaldi - Collarin d'Arnas pass (2.850 m.) - Usseglio. +500 m., 4 hours ca.

Contact us to receive the detailed program for the Bessanese hiking tour, Alps of Piedmont.


The program can be modified according to your needs and ideas. Contact us to receive a tailor-made price and itinerary!


If you need a private transfer to reach the starting point, we can provide a private car with driver to pick you up from your destination. Contact us to receive more information!

Hiking in the Alps of Piedmont: Bessanese, Lanzo Valleys


Possible every day
Self Guided : 340 euro per person
With Guide : 570 euro per person
With 4 participants

The Bessanese hiking tour in Piedmont can be organized both for individuals or private groups.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price


No planned departures yet. View our tours and excursions calendar for other tours in Piedmont and other destinations.

For private groups we can organize the tour with tailor made itinerary and services.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.


  • 4 days of hiking with a certified English speaking hiking guide (for guided option; other languages possible on request)
  • Road book with paper maps and GPS tracks (for self-guided option)
  • 3 overnight stays in mountain huts
  • Meals as listed in detailed program
  • Transfers as indicated in detailed program
  • Phone assistance during your tour


  • Transfer to/from the tour starting/ending point
  • Extra overnight stays
  • Extra hiking days
  • Other outdoor activities in Piedmont
  • Luggage transfer

Prices on request

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Piedmont
  • Activities: Hiking and Trekking
  • Page Title: Bessanese Round Trekking Tour - Alps of Italy - Piedmont

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