Alessandria and Monferrato

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)
districts passed through
Camino, Mombello Monferrato, Serralunga di Crea