Via Spluga, Chiavenna

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La Via Spluga è un itinerario escursionistico-culturale, che ripercorre duemila anni di storia dei transiti alpini, lungo circa 65 Km, da Thusis (720m) a Chiavenna (333m) attraverso il Passo Spluga. Organizzato per tappe e con supporti logistico-informativi, si sviluppa con continuità di percorso tra gli antichi tracciati ed è fortemente caratterizzato da contenuti storici, etnografici e naturalistici.

The Via Spluga represents a classic cultural hiking route within the central Alps which throughout the centuries has linked the towns of Thusis and Chiavenna.

The route, as well as offering the opportunity to appreciate a slice of genuine history also permits the walker to get to know a very particular mountain terrain alongside the local population whose life has been particularly influenced by generations of travellers making their way across the Alpine pass.

The Via Spluga is 65 kilometres in length. It leaves Thusis (720m) by way of the famous ViaMala gorge as far as Splügen (1457m). From this little town it turns towards the south, climbing up to the Spluga Pass at 2115m, which signals the highest point of the route. From here it thus begins its descent, taking in the entire length of Val San Giacomo until reaching Chiavenna at 333m.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The variety of landscapes crossed by the via spluga is amazing, to switch from old villages in chestnut, sweet valleys and Plains to rocky cliffs with breathtaking views. Along the way, flanking the river Liro in the Italian part, there are waterfalls and lakes. There is never found in difficulty, the trail is easy, though steep in some sections. In campodolcino you can make a small detour into town to go visit the Ethnographic Museum of the Valley, very nice and interesting. Moral of the story: definitely a ride to be redone!
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  • July 27, 2017
    Trail along the old Roman road, which isn't hard, but with children you must be very attenzione.la nature presents rivers, Lake rocks and flora varia.man hand it drops or rises the landscape changes with images more beautiful than of altra.ci vowed to remake the ride. started from Montesilvano and arrived to the island.
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  • June 20, 2017
    Via Spluga or Spluegen pass is very close to Lake Como Italy, spanning to Stuttgart Germany in the Alps. It is a classic hiking route.  more »

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