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64 Via Sett

Long distance hiking trail
  • Septimerpass
    / Septimerpass
    Photo: Antonella Klee, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
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It was considered to be one of the most important Alpine passes in Roman times - the Septimerpass. The focus of this cultural and long-distance trail is on the different linguistic cultures and diversity of natural scenery in the three valleys.
moderate
144.1 km
55:32 h
10585 m
10419 m
Traders, armies, kings and emperors all crossed the Alps via the Septimer route. Its advantages were the convenient location with a direct north-south link and ideal topographical conditions. Finds of lead slingshot on the Septimer bear witness to the fact that the Roman army made early use of the pass. Above all in the High Middle Ages, the Septimerpass was one of the most important trading routes and brought wealth to the Bishop of Chur. Today, one of Switzerland's most diverse cultural and long-distance hiking routes travels over what was once an arduous Alpine crossing. From Thusis to Chiavenna in Italy, it gradually traces a chequered history and leads through three different cultural regions. The natural setting is just as varied. There is plenty to discover, including the spectacular Schinschlucht gorge, the open space of the high plateau in the Surses, the rocky landscape at the head of the Septimerpass and the Mediterranean mountain valleys of Bergell and Valchiavenna.

Author's recommendation

You can book the long tour with luggage transfer www.viasett.ch.

outdooractive.com User
Author
Daniel Maier
Updated: 2017-04-24

Stage tour Nice views With refreshment stops Cultural/historical value Botanical highlights Insider tip Snowshoeing
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2411 m
218 m
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Safety information

Achtung:

Aufgrund der Instabilität der Felsen im Gebiet Boca Naira oberhalb von Casaccia, ist der Weg zur Alp Maroz Dora und zum Septimerpass bis auf Weiteres gesperrt.

Eine Umleitung für die Wanderer/Mountainbiker ist signalisiert. Mountainbiker müssen für diesen Abschnitt aber vom Bike absteigen.

Für Pferde ist die Umleitung nicht geeignet und nicht passierbar.

Tips, hints and links

Bregaglia Engadin Turismo
Strada principale 101
CH-7605 Stampa
T +41 81 822 15 55
F +41 81 822 16 44 
E info@bregaglia.ch

Savognin Tourismus im Surses
Stradung 42
CH-7460 Savognin
Tel.+41 81 659 16 16
Fax +41 81 659 16 17
ferien@savognin.ch
www.savognin.ch

Start

Thusis (700 m)
Coordinates:
Geogr. 46.698227 N 9.440475 E
UTM 32T 533675 5171724

Destination

Chiavenna (IT)

Turn-by-turn directions

Note

Wildlife refuge Got Neir, Mottas: Do not enter the nature reserve from 01.12 until 30.04.

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

From Chur on the motorway to Thusis. From Savognin to Tiefencastel and to Thusis.

Parking

Parking is available at the train station in Thusis. There is some parking.

Coordinates

Geogr.:46.698227 N 9.440475 E
UTM:32T 533675 5171724
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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2017-04-24 • Hiking trail • 64.04 Bivio - Vicosoprano, ViaSett, Graubuenden

Aufgrund der Instabilität der Felsen im Gebiet Boca Naira oberhalb von Casaccia, ist der Weg zur Alp Maroz Dora und zum Septimerpass bis auf Weiteres gesperrt.

Eine Umleitung für die Wanderer/Mountainbiker ist signalisiert. Mountainbiker müssen für diesen Abschnitt aber vom Bike absteigen.

Für Pferde ist die Umleitung nicht geeignet und nicht passierbar.

Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

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No current conditions found in the area.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
144.1 km
Duration
55:32 h
Ascent
10585 m
Descent
10419 m
Stage tour Nice views With refreshment stops Cultural/historical value Botanical highlights Insider tip Snowshoeing

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  • 5 Stages

Hiking trail 64.01 Thusis - Tiefencastel, ViaSett

Familie beim Wandern
2014-03-26
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 1
18.3 km
7:25 h
1393 m
1216 m
from Romedi Conradin,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 64.02 Tiefencastel - Savognin, ViaSett

Familie beim Wandern in Savognin
2014-03-27
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 2
12.5 km
4:30 h
812 m
488 m
(1)
from Romedi Conradin,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 64.03 Savognin - Bivio, ViaSett

Bergsee auf der Alp Flix
2014-03-27
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 3
21.4 km
7:50 h
1442 m
878 m
from Romedi Conradin,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 64.04 Bivio - Vicosoprano, ViaSett

Panoramablick in der Ferienregion Savognin Bivio Albula
2014-03-27
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 4
19.6 km
6:25 h
555 m
1268 m
from Romedi Conradin,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 64.05 Vicosoprano - Chiavenna (I), ViaSett

Kirche im Bergell
2014-10-30
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 5
23.9 km
7:30 h
631 m
1384 m
from Romedi Conradin,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
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