Cycling along the Riviera
From your bicycle seat, to follow curious itineraries and experience Monferrato’s natural beauties.
The bicycle lets you connect simultaneously the mind and the spirit, combining a physical activity not necessarily exhausting with the pleasure of travelling. It means having the possibility of observing Monferrato’s diverse landscapes while immersing in nature, discovering Monferrato areas and its hidden treasures.
Monferrato panoramic route
The itinerary doesn’t have particular technical difficulties; it follows the Monferrato’s Panoramic Route, through plains and hills. From Crescentino, it continues to Verrua and runs along the Po river up until Trino, from where you return on the route .
The itinerary, running through the Southern Monferrato’s hills, follows the old railway path that linked Asti to Chivasso for 47 kilometers. Crossing the towns of Serravalle, Montechiaro, Brozolo, Brusasco, it reaches Crescentino. Then you’ll return in Turin catching a train from Chivasso.
A tour to discover Romanic Churches, mostly located in the Asti area: from smaller churches to the Vezzolano Abbey, one of the most relevant Middle Ages monument in Piedmont.
The roads of the pilgrims
The itinerary follows the old paths that in the Middle Ages represented a variation to the Francigena Road: from Asti, towards the church of Santa Maria di Viatosto, passing through historical villages and enjoying wonderful panoramic views of the hills and romanic churches on the way.
Gabiano, among the river and the hills
Stunning itinerary overlooking the Po river, running through the vineyards surrounding Gabiano’s Castle, one of the oldest manor in Monferrato.
In the land of the Saints
The ring path begins in Passerano Marmorito, where Pope Francis’ ancestors were born. It continues through Capriglio, Castelnuovo Don Bosco and Albugnano. Reaching Belvedere Motta can be enjoyed a panoramic view on the whole Piedmont.
Trough romanic hills and castles
Among vineyards and hills there are unforgettable landscapes and views of the Alps. From Murisengo, the path deviates to Montiglio through romanic churches and town graveyards.
The route takes its name from the Avanti Savoia! war cry used by the royal army. The climb is very steep until the fortress, but the path becomes gentler through the hills.