The “Oropa Way” crosses the Biellese and Canavese area in several stages, crossing UNESCO sites, sanctuaries and nature reserves
All the itineraries cross a beautiful and surprising territory, offering great emotions. In just a few days you will walk from the plains to the mountains, crossing woods, touching castles, ancient villages, places of the spirit, admiring unforgettable views. The Oropa Way is divided into three main routes. A fourth route connects Fontainemore to Oropa following the route of the historic procession that is organized every 5 years.
1 – The Oropa Way – Serra Route, starts from Santhià (65 km – 3/4 stages)
2 – The Oropa Way – Oriental Route, starts from Vallemosso or from Oropa continuing the Serra Route (34 km – 3 stages)
3 – The Oropa Way – Canavese Route, starts from Valperga (83 km – 5 stages)
The routes, in the variety of the views they offer, allow you to discover the scenic, historical and cultural beauties of the area that stretches from the agricultural plain to the Biellese Alps. In fact, walking means immersing oneself in the history and spirituality of the places, crossing them slowly and listening to the people who live them.
The walk is fully signposted, equipped with a Credential and a Testimonium, ideal for preparing to tackle a major European route such as the Via Francigena or the Camino de Santiago.
Route descriptions, maps, GPS tracks, the App and the list of accommodation facilities are available on the official website of the Cammino di Oropa: www.camminodioropa.it