Parchi e Riserve del Canavese


Uphill Trail to the 15th-century Tower in loc. Bettolino

  • Trail Conditions: On foot
  • Interest: Panorama, Hystory
  • Departure: Bettolino (337m)
  • Arrival: Torre Cives (581m)
  • Duration: 1 hour/s 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: T - Tourist (level)
  • Difference in height: 204m

Uphill Trail: on the right, take a road narrowing until it becomes a trail. After about 15 minutes, the trail moves from the eastern to the western slope (view over borgate Vespia, Campo, and Muriaglio). From here onwards, the trail develops along the ridge with view both over the slope of Baldissero and the slope of Vespia, Campo, and Muriaglio, and with view over Torre Cives. Now and then you can see a blue sign on the rocks.
After a short downhill stretch near an abandoned quarry towards the slope of Baldissero (loc. Pramarzo), go ahead along the flat road for about 50m and, on the right, follow a trail leading under the Tower. Continue until you reach a small hillock where on the right you will find blue arrows directly leading to the top, where you will enjoy a beautiful view over the underlying valley.

Downhill Trail: down along the uphill trail.

Torre Cives
Torre Cives

Road access: From Turin take S.S. 460 passing through Leinì and reaching Rivarolo Canavese, follow the road signs to Ivrea along S.S. 565 and turn right to Baldissero Canavese. At the crossroads near a Cemetery turn left to the above-mentioned locality. Turn right at the crossroads to Valchiusella in loc. Bettolino and after about 100m turn left in via Vespiolla. You can leave the car in the first parking area on the right.

Where to Eat:
Vidracco - Bar trattoria Tel. 0125/789151
Agriturismo "Il Tiglio di Pan" - Via vespia, 7 - Tel. 0125/789702
Castellamonte - Bar pizzeria Fast Pizza & Lunch Strada Bairo, 3 - Tel. 0124/582346
Castellamonte - Ristorante il Valentino - Strada per C.vo Nigra, 21 - Tel. 0124/515476
Castellamonte - Restaurant + Hotel
Tre Re - Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 27 - Tel. 0124/515470
Da Davide - Via M. D'Azeglio, 47 - Tel. 0124/515474
Del Teatro - Via G. Romana, 2 - Tel. 0124/515462

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