Acceglio, Elva, Prazzo

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Scialpinismo in Valle Maira. Ph. Global Mountain
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The Maira valley is among the most fascinating destinations in the western Alps for those who love cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and snowshoeing. The trails extend from 1,030 metres a.s.l. in the municipality of Prazzo, to the Stroppia falls in the municipality of Acceglio at 1686 m a.s.l.
There are trails also in the side valleys that take to the village called Elva, along the slopes of Cavalline hill, San Giovanni hill and Canosio.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TRAILS
In the Maira valley there are 10 cross-country ski  trails (about 40 km).
Info: 
- Dronero and Valle Maira Tourist Office, piazza XX Settembre n. 3, Dronero ph. +39 0171 917 080 - info@visitvallemaira.it; www.visitvallemaira.it; 
- Campo Base Camping ph. +39 334 8416 041 - info@campobaseacceglio.it - www.campobaseacceglio.it

**ACCEGLIO - CHIAPPERA**
There are 2 easy trails (7,5 km), 1 medium trail (5,5 km) and 1 competitive trail. 

**ELVA**
The trail is available for snowshoes-hiking too.

**PRAZZO**
There are 3 trails: 1 is considered very easy (4 km), 1 easy (4 km), 1 difficult (5 km).

**CANOSIO**
There are 1 very easy trail (2 km) and 1 easy trail (2 km).

SNOWSHOES
Info: Dronero and Valle Maira Tourist Office – Piazza XX Settembre 3, Dronero - ph +39 0171 917 080 - info@visitvallemaira.it; www.visitvallemaira.it;info@visitvallemaira.it

OTHER SERVICES FOR SKIERS
Cross-country ski equipment hire
- Tabaccheria La Gabelo PRAZZO INFERIORE ph. +39 0171 992 65
- Rifugio Campo Base Fraz. Chiappera ACCEGLIO ph. +39 334 8416 041

Excursions / Snowshoes  equipment hire
- Bertone Sport DRONERO ph. +39 0171 918 473
- Maraman d’Seles B.ta Chiesa CELLE MACRA ph. +39 349 5326 880
- Locanda Codirosso B.ta Ruata Valle STROPPO ph. +39 348 8860 680 / +39 380 5333 955 (previa richiesta telefonica)
- Residence Vacanze Alpes d’Oc B.ta Morinesio STROPPO ph. +39 348 7469 019
- Locanda San Pancrazio B.ta Serre ELVA ph. +39 335 5736 255
- Locanda Mascha Parpaja Fraz. Preit CANOSIO ph. +39 0171 998 206
- Locanda Ceaglio B.ta Vernetti MARMORA ph. +39. 0171 998 117
- Locanda Lou Pitavin B.ta Finello MARMORA ph. +39.0171 998 188
- Gentil Locanda B.ta Ponte Marmora MARMORA ph. +39 0171 991 39
- B&B Al Breis Borgata Breis MARMORA ph. +39 347 2242 137
- Ristorante La Tano dei Grich Fraz. S. Michele PRAZZO ph. +39 0171 993 07
- Agriturismo Al Chersogno B.ta Allemandi Fraz. S. Michele PRAZZO ph. +39 0171 992 23
- Hotel Le Marmotte ACCEGLIO ph. +39 345 6397 132
- Rifugio Campo Base Fraz. Chiappera ACCEGLIO ph. +39 334 8416 041
- La Locanda di Chialvetta Fraz. Chialvetta ACCEGLIO ph. +39 0171 995 120

Refresment bars on the trails
- Caffé ed Elogi - Canosio ph. +39 349 0519 095
- Bar La Gabelo - Prazzo Inferiore ph. +39 0171 992 65
- Albergo Le Marmotte, Borgo Frere, Acceglio ph. +39 345 6397 132
- Rifugio Campo Base, Borgata Chiappera, Acceglio ph. +39 334 8416 041
- Rifugio La Sousto del Col, Loc. Colle Cavalline, Elva ph. +39 346 7824 680

Transports
There are two bus lines in the Maira valley:

- Cuneo/Caraglio/Dronero/Roccabruna line - Bus Company: www.buscompany.it/ati/orari 

 

- Cuneo/Dronero/Macra/Acceglio line: www.benese.it/orari-bus/  

SKI SCHOOLS
- Scuola Sci Valle Maira, group and individual Nordic ski courses, snowshoeing tours. Info: Ponte Valentina tel. +39 348 2504 074

- Sci Club Valle Maira (Mr. Fausto Rivero) ski courses for beginners and school children: Via Nazionale Prazzo ph. +39 335 1078 075 - info@sciclubvallemaira.it  - www.sciclub-vallemaira.it FB #sciclubvallemaira

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SciClub Snowboard Ski Dronero, ski, ski mountaineering and snowboard holiday organization; ski courses organization for the children of the valley. Address: P.zza XX Settembre, 3 12025 Dronero tel. +39 335 6650 111 - 328 1577 221 - info@snowskidronero.it - www.snowskidronero.it 

- Guide Alpine Valle Maira (ski, free ride, ski mountaineering, snowshoeing): Collo Paolo te. +39 328 1327 953 promotion@globalmountain.it, paolo@globalmountain.it; Perino Antonio tel. +39 347 7236 296, gbeuchod@libero.it; Botte Renato tel. +39 348 5852 841 botte.renato@rolmail.net, www.bergerlebnis.com 

 

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