The Colle di Finestra

  • Sport
  • Hiking itinerary
  • Pedestrian sports
06450 Saint-Martin-Vésubie
The most interesting part of the route begins at the lovely plateau of Piano del Praiet: here the trail passes just under the Soria Ellena Refuge, where a well-kept mule track leads to one of the easiest passes of the Valle Gesso, used for many centuries
From San Giacomo di Entracque (1226 m), just beyond the Park's trekking refuge, the road become unpaved and, with some switchbacks, climbs up the Vallone della Barra. The beech woods thin out rapidly and lush pastures interspersed with a few bushes dominate the landscape. The route continues at a moderate incline, near the valley floor; after passing by the Gias Isterpis, recently restructured, it proceeds on a long traverse until it reaches the Piazzale dei Cannoni, where it passes by a...
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The Colle di Finestra
06450 Saint-Martin-Vésubie
Access
  • Departure : San Giacomo di Entracque (1226 m).
    Arrival : Col de Fenestre (2474 m).
    From Borgo San Dalmazzo drive up the Valle Gesso. After passing Valdieri, turn left for Entracque. Before entering the town, turn right for San Giacomo and then right again for San Giacomo. There is a parking fee in the summer season.
Updated on 12 September 2023 at 14:07
by Parc National du Mercantour
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