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Stage 6. Pont-Saint-Martin to Ivrea

Upon entering Piedmont the landscape softens, the slopes and gradients become less challenging.  The route alternates between villages to pleasant paths surrounded by nature.

 A must see is the complex of
San Lorenzo, the hamlet of Montestrutto and the Montalto Castle. Also not to be missed is a visit to the historical centre of Ivrea.
Dining in Carema, Settimo Vittone (off track) Borgofranco, Montalto, numerous water sources.


Distance Time Elevation in meters

Gain Loss Min Max
21.5     350 450    




Original map courtesy of "The Via Francigena Terre De Mezzo by Roberta Ferraris ISBM978-88-6189-491-4"

6.1 0.6 Km Take road parallel to SS26 which has little traffic
6.2 1.2 Km Via Schigliatta
6.3 2.7 Km Via San Mateo
6.4 3.4 Km Merge onto SS26; no alternative for 1 km
6.5 4.4 Km Airale (Via Chiussuma)
6.6 5.5 Km Church of Torre Daniele
6.7 6.8 Km Cesnole
6.8 8.2 Km Early medieval complex of San Lorenzo
6.9 10 Km Montestrutto
6.10 12.2 Km Into Via San Germano at the church
6.11 14.2 Km Gate of Borgofranco D'Ivrea
6.12 16.6 Km Via Casana
6.13 19.3 Km Via Sant'Ulderico


Castello di Montestrutto

Settimo Vitton Pieve San Lorenzo

Ivrea Cathedral - Santa Maria Assunta

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