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64.05 Bivio - Vicosoprano, ViaSett

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Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren Explorers Choice 
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    Photo: Graubünden Ferien/Bregaglia Engadin
  • / Blick über das Val Tgavregta mit den Alpen, die von Bergellern bestellt wurden.
    Photo: Matthias Schmidt
  • / Val Tgavretga zwischen Bivio und dem Septimerpass
    Photo: lorenzfischer.photo, Verein Parc Ela
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    Photo: © Lorenz Andreas Fischer, all rights reserved
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    Photo: Nico Schärer
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    Photo: Nico Schärer
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    Photo: Nico Schärer
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In the footsteps of the Romans. He was considered one of the most important Alpine passes in Roman times - the Septimerpass. Emperors, kings, armies and traders, all they crossed the Alps via the Septimer. Once on the other side of Septimerpass to expect another valley, another culture and in another language area.
moderate
19.6 km
6:25 h
555 m
1268 m
The hike along the historic Septimerpass street you are the traces of past centuries feet. After crossing the pass, you find yourself in another cultural region and are located in another valley, a different culture and a different language area. The buildings in Bivio and Casaccia, at the foot of Septimers, have today point to the once important trading routes. Not far from the summit the foundations of the former Hospice of St. Peter were discovered during excavations. Bivio and the Septimerpass Traces of past centuries are evident. Piz Lunghin is the only triple watershed in Europe.

Author’s recommendation

Tip: From Septimerpass 300 ft in altitude up to Lunghin pass. You are at the only triple watershed: the Inn flows into the Danube (Black Sea), the Eva dal Sett into the Rhine (North Sea) and Maira in the Po (Adria).

 

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Romedi Conradin
Updated: May 29, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2320 m
Lowest point
1068 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Hike on well maintained, partly paved trails. Good physical condition is required. Caution in the wet and snow in the relegation at the Cranch da Sett.

On high-level sections snowfields in the summer months possible.

 

Tips, hints and links

Infostelle Parc Ela

c/o Savognin Tourismus im Surses

Stradung 42, 7460 Savognin

Tel.: +41 81 659 16 06

info@parc-ela.ch  

www.parc-ela.ch 

 

  

Start

Bivio (1772 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.468387, 9.650367
DMS
46°28'06.2"N 9°39'01.3"E
UTM
32T 549932 5146296
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Destination

Vicosoprano

Turn-by-turn directions

Bivio - Septimerpass - Vicosoprano

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

All stage destinations Via Sett are accessible by public transport (train or bus). Partial Reservations are required. The return from Chiavenna can be done via Splügenpass or Maloja to St. Moritz

Getting there

Drive from Savognin to Bivio.

Parking

At the beginning of Bivio it has some parking.

Coordinates

DD
46.468387, 9.650367
DMS
46°28'06.2"N 9°39'01.3"E
UTM
32T 549932 5146296
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
19.6 km
Duration
6:25h
Ascent
555 m
Descent
1268 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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