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Alps of Piedmont
Val Maira Hiking Tour - The Occitan Trails

Hiking in the Alps of Piedmont: trekking tour in Maira Valley 880€

A wonderful hiking tour in Val Maira, Alps of Piedmont, to discover this unspoiled valley and its caratheristic villages and peaks, with maps and GPS tracks or with our expert hiking guides.

DURATION

7 days / 6 nights
On request, it is possible to either extend or shorten the Val Maira hiking tour program.
Check out our other hiking excursions and tours in Piedmont!


LEVEL

Suitable for hikers in good shape, capable to walk at least 6 hours a day on mountain trails, sometimes on rocky terrain, with an average altitude gain of +/- 800m.
The program can be modified according to your experience and fitness level.


WHERE

Maira Valley, Alps of Piedmont. Starting/ending point : Stroppo.


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid-June to mid-September.
From mid-June to mid-July is still possible to find snow on the high passes and we reccommend light crampons and walking sticks.


TOUR TYPE

Self guided trek with maps and GPS tracks, or guided tour with our expert hiking guides. Overnight in typical inns, luggage transport service included.

Hiking holiday in Maira Valley, in the Alps of Piedmont

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the beautiful and unspoiled Valle Maira, a remote valley in the Alps of Piedmont, where time seems to stand still and mountains gift amazing landscapes!
  • An itinerary on the Occitan Trails leading to the most spectacular locations and villages in Val Maira, to discover the local culture.
  • An hiking experience suitable for everyone to explore a beautiful valley in the Alps of Piedmont.
  • Overnights in typical and welcoming inns, to relax after each hiking day and enjoy the delicious local food.
  • Self guided tour with maps and GPS tracks or guided tour with our expert hiking guides, to discover the most beautiful trails of Val Maira.
  • On request, customize the Val Maira hiking tour program combining other outdoor activities and tours.
Walking holiday in Valle Maira

PROGRAM IN BRIEF - HIKING TOUR IN THE ALPS: VAL MAIRA

Day 1 : Arrival in Stroppo (1090 m.), trekking Colle Bettone pass (1833 m.) - Elva (1637 m.)
Day 2 : Trek Elva (1637 m.) - Colle San Michele pass (1.935 m.) - San Michele di Prazzo (1.333 m.)
Day 3 : Trek San Michele di Prazzo (1.333 m.) - Punta Culour (2.044 m.) - Acceglio (1237 m.) - Transfer to Chiappera (1.640 m.)
Day 4 : Chiappera, round trek to Colle Greguri pass (2309 m.) (or Colle Maurin 2633 m., plus optional climb of Rocca Provenzale with Alpine Guides)
Day 5 : Trek Chiappera (1.640 m.) - Colle Ciarbonet pass (2.206 m.) - Chialvetta (1.494 m.)
Day 6 : Trek Chialvetta (1.494 m.) - Gardetta pass (2439 m.) - Colle del Preit pass (2075 m.) - Preit (1541 m.)
Day 7 : Transfer to Colle del Preit pass (2075 m.) - Colle del Mulo pass (2529 m.) - Marmora (1524 m.) - Transfer to Stroppo, departure

Contact us to receive the detailed program for the Val Maira hiking tour.

TAILOR-MADE EXPERIENCE

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

Alps of Piedmont: hiking tour in Val Maira

PRIVATE TOUR - SELF GUIDED

Possible every day
880 euro per person
With 2 participants

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

GROUP TOURS - WITH GUIDES

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.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Overnight stays in typical inns and mountain huts, double room accommodations
  • Dinners and breakfasts
  • Road book with map, route description and GPS tracks
  • Transfers as listed in the detailed program
  • Luggage transfer service (1 per person, up to 10kg)
  • Assistance during the tour

On request, it is possible to add or remove services from the standard ones

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Hiking guide for the tour, price on request
  • Private transfers to/from the starting/ending point, price on request
  • Extra overnight stays in hotels, B&B o holiday farm before or after the tour, starting at 85 euro per person/night with dinner and breakfast
  • Mountaineering experiences with Alpine Guides, prices on request

Prices on request

ABOUT OUR SELF GUIDED TOURS

A self guided tour is perfect for hikers with previous experience, with a good sense of direction and able to read a trail map and/or use a navigation app.

Verticalife will take care of everything, from checking the accommodations availability to the bookings and payments for the participants.
Moreover, thanks to our deep knowledge of our itineraries, we also offer consultation services on the different stages of your self guided tour, eventually replanning them according to the availability of accommodations and/or your hiking level.

Our network of local partners allows us to cater many services, such as luggage transportation (with cars, where possible, or with porters or mules), private transfers in the Alpine valleys and from/to nearby airports and cities, and other outdoor experiences (such as mountaineering) with our expert local guides.

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Piedmont
  • Activities: Hiking and Trekking
  • Page Title: Trekking Tour in Val Maira - Alps of Piedmont - Occitan Trails - With guide or self-guided

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