Bicycle tourism

Among nature and history at the Sacro Monte of Crea

Camino (51,00 km)
Highlights and tour details

This loop will take you to discover beautiful landscapes and an important Sanctuary: the Sacro Monte di Crea, impressive in architecture and an important work of art . The itinerary begins from Camino with its medieval castle, one of the most scenic castles of Monferrato, which was also the seat of the House of Savoy. Go up the road towards Cascina Bosco and then  to Sabarona. Continue until Solonghello with a beautiful view of the Sanctuary of Crea and its hills. It descends towards the valley, between fields and arable land in the direction of Castagnole and then carry on towards Madonnina Create.

The road goes up to Serralunga di Crea  where you can visit the Sanctuary in a natural park. Of interest are the 18 stations dedicated to the life of the Virgin known as the mysteries of the Rosary. The route enters onto a  dirt road where you ascend towards Ponzano, through a beautiful agricultural area with a beautiful view on the Valle Cerrina. From the center of Ponzano it returns towards Camino amidst hills and vineyards towards Casalino to continue between the villages of Gaminella and Mombello Monferrato. You will reach Isolengo, Castel San Pietro until you are back in the center of Camino.

Points of interest

Comune of Camino website HERE
Sacro Monte di Crea all information HERE
Serralunga di Crea website HERE
Comune of Ponzano website HERE
Valle Cerrina all information HERE
Comune of Mombello Monferrato website HERE

Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Departure and arrival
15020 Camino (AL)
Alessandria
districts passed through
Camino, Mombello Monferrato, Serralunga di Crea

Accomodation and services

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Agriturismo Cà San Sebastiano
Alessandria | Farmhouse holiday Agencies
Agriturismo Cà San Sebastiano
Ancient rural house converted into a charming relais, located in a quaint hilltop village of Monferrato Casalese, about one hour’s drive from the main cities of Northern Italy. From here, you can visit the towns of Casale Monferrato, Asti and Vercelli and discover the villages and landscapes of …
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Agriturismo Cà  San Sebastiano
Alessandria | Wellness centers
Agriturismo Cà  San Sebastiano
COME WITH US TO SEE THE GIRO D'ITALIA (Minimum 4 people) This experience can be done simultaneously with the passage of the stage, that is FRIDAY 19 MAY and SATURDAY 20 MAY or it can be repeated all year from 1 May to 31 October . To celebrate the stages with arrival in Tortona and Castellania - …
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Il Ristorante di Crea
Alessandria | Restaurants and taverns
Il Ristorante di Crea
The restaurant faces onto the square of the Sanctuary of Crea. The beauty of the landscape and the architecture merge, in every season, with the pleasures of a traditional cuisine accompanied by wines of the local tradition and the possibility to walk along the path of the historic chapels that …
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LOCANDA DELL\'ARTE
Alessandria | Hotels and tourist residences
LOCANDA DELL'ARTE
Hotel Residence avails of 15 rooms of various type and size obtained from the renovation of the old village kindergarten. The indoor pool with spa area and the restaurant serving dishes of the Monferrato tradition, complete the offer.
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Ricarica e-bike a Mombello Monferrato
Alessandria | E-bike charging stations
Ricarica e-bike a Mombello Monferrato
There is an e-bike charging station at the Belvedere. The service is free and available all year. Tourist attraction equipped with tables and benches and bike rack.
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RICARICA E-BIKE A PONTESTURA
Alessandria | E-bike charging stations
RICARICA E-BIKE A PONTESTURA
E-bike charging columns, situated in Via Casale 1. The two sockets and charging service is free and available all year. A second column is available in Piazza Castello (close to the Town Hall)-
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Ricarica e-bike a Pontestura
Alessandria | E-bike charging stations
Ricarica e-bike a Pontestura
E-bike charging stations, in Piazza Castello (close to the Town Hall). Two sockets, the service is free of charge and available all year. A second column is present in Via Casale 1.
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Ristorante Italia
Alessandria | Restaurants and taverns
Ristorante Italia
Ristorante Italia is located in Cerrina, a picturesque village in the heart of Monferrato Casalese. It serves Piedmontese specialties and a large variety of dishes of the Monferrato area accompanied by excellent local wines. The memorable dishes include mixed fry and hazelnut cake.
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Please note that the routes may include some sections where there is traffic.
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