At 30-minutes drive from Torino center the Susa Valley is the gateway to France and northern Europe. Through the majestic Alps mountain range, home to the 2006 Winter Olympics, this tour retraces the religious pilgrims’ footsteps on the ancient medieval route leading to Rome and Jerusalem called the Franchigena (Francs) Route dotted by Benedictine abbeys.
On our first stop we’ll visit the Church of Sant’Antonio di Ranverso, which is set amid pastures and sports stunning medieval frescoes. Then we’ll drive to Sacra di San Michele, a tenth century monastery perched on top of a cliff overlooking the valley where you’ll be literally taken away by its mysticism and mysterious charm. After lunch we’ll go further west to explore the city of Susa, with its Roman ruins and beautiful medieval streets. There, we will have time for shopping local goodies in the main street.
To learn more about this tour scroll the sections below.
- >>> Itinerary
Car trip to the Susa Valley with stops at Sant’Antonio di Ranverso, Sacra di San Michele, Susa
- >>> Duration
Up to 10 hours (full day). Back to your hotel before dinner time
- >>> Best Time of the Year to Take it
Every day but Mondays from April through October
- >>> How it works
The journey requires either your own car or a rental car with driver (I can provide quotes ) Please consider that the guide will go with your car.
Meet at your hotel lobby at 8:30
Lunch . Your guide will make a reservation at a traditional restaurant
Return to the hotel by 6 pm.
- >>> Cost
Please note that the charge is per group, not per person.
- >>> Extras
Transportation. Admission tickets, meals, snacks.
Your guide will give you a comprehensive quote at the time of reservation.
- >>> Maximum Customers
- >>> People with Disabilities
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