Rural architecture, arolla pine forests and the alpine pasture Tschalvrino
- Tuesday 07 July 2020
Free of charge for all participants staying in some accommodation facilities affiliated to the tourist consortium.
- Time and place of departure: 10 a.m., Castle Savoia car park.
- Route description: the path no. 2 leads to the alpine pasture Tschalvrinò (1762 m). Here we meet the owner of the farm Squinobal, who will tell us about his cows, about living in a mountain pasture and about the milk processing. All participants will be able to taste some local products, such as toma cheese, butter and milk. The walk continues first along the so-called Walserweg through a beautiful pine forest and then along path no. 3, that leads back to the starting point.
- Further infos: packed lunch to be taken by the participants; children under 4 years old must be carried in the baby carrier.
Discover the Gressoney valley with the Nature Guides who will organize a rich programme of excursions for the summer season 2020. Every Tuesday the hikes will end with a visit to vegetable gardens or mountain pastures with a tasting of local products, a way to get to know the delicacies of the territory.
On Tuesday 7th July, the hikers will discover the Tschalvrinò alpine pasture and walk among beautiful woods and rural buildings, to finally meet the owner of the Squinobal farm, who will tell us about his life in the pasture and the milk processing.
Duration: 4 h total, including the hike and the visit to the pasture (about 1h20 for the ascent)
Elevation gain: around 370 m
Difficulty: E – medium
Maximum number of participants: 15
Recommended equipment: hiking boots, wind stopper jacket, polar fleece, backpack.
In case of bad weather it will be possible to make up the missed activity within the same week.
Reservation is required by the day before the activity by contacting the organizers at the phone number +39 366 4000505 or +39 0125 355614.
The programme may vary according to the weather conditions.