Alpe Toglie to Susa

Day 23 of the Grande Traversate delle Alpi (GTA), the famous long-distance hiking trail across the Italian Alps.

Hiking Moderate

Distance
8.8 km
Ascent
107 m
Descent
1 km
Duration
2-3 hrs
Low Point
650 m
High Point
1.5 km
Gradient
17˚
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Alpe Toglie to Susa Map

Description

This is an easygoing 13.5km hike characterized by its long flat stretches and winding descents, with zero elevation gain.

From the Alpe Toglie hut, follow the gravel track passed the station down to Borgata Assiere and Meana di Susa. The path is signposted throughout, taking you to the historic town of Susa, which has a rich history and many well preserved Roman ruins. It is one of the more popular and touristic stops along the GTA, situated at the foot of the Cottian Alps, 51km west of Turin. Sources https://gta-trek.eu/index.php/stages/dayhike

Difficulty

Moderate

Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Features

  • Alpine
  • Picturesque

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