Starting point: Vogogna 226 m (741 ft) or Premosello Chiovenda 222 m (738 ft). You can also get there by FS train – Domodossola-Milan line.
Route: Vogogna, starting at Via Roma – Bosco Tenso WWF Oasis – Premosello Chiovenda – Vogogna
Length: 12 km (7 1/2 miles)
Terrain: cobbled path, dirt track, grit track, paved
Best time of year: all year round
Points of interest: Vogogna medieval village – Palazzo Pretorio – Castello Visconteo – Toce River – Bosco Tenso WWF Oasis in Premosello Chiovenda – Premosello rural village – Casera Cottini (goat’s cheese)
On the way back: observation points “i” (Peridotite) and “l” (Moho, boundary between the crust and the mantle) on the Geological Path in Val Grande National Park.
We recommend you take the alternative route along the mule track leading to the small hamlet of Genestredo and the ancient Rocca di Vogogna medieval tower.
Useful info: You can get back to your starting point by train using the FS railway – Premosello Chiovenda Station. Picnic areas can be found at Bosco Tenso WWF Oasis and at Rocca di Vogogna medieval tower. Places to eat in Premosello Chiovenda and Vogogna.