Tour delle Torri di Fraele

Tour delle Torri di Fraele

Piazza del Kuerc - Piazza del Kuerc

The tour begins at Piazza del Kuerc in the historic centre of Bormio. It passes through the town until you get to Bormio Golf Course then follows the bike trail that passes the Church of San Gallo and leads to Premadio. After crossing Premadio and reaching Fior d'Alpe, first take path N199 and then the paved road that leads to the Torri di Fraele and towards Cancano.

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The panorama over Valdidentro and Bormio is magnificent. After passing the Lago delle Scale (fishing possible), cross the dam of Cancano and head for Solena passing the Church of Saint Erasmus. Return from Boscopiano on trails N145 and N184 until you reach the paved Stelvio Pass road. Return to the centre of Bormio via the Bagni Vecchi di Bormio.Torri di Fraele (Towers of Fraele) The ruins are all that remain of the outermost military post of Bormio defensive system. The towers are deemed "Roman", but there is no document to attest such origin. The structures are in fact medieval, but it is possible that they stand atop more ancient remains.


Roadbook
  • Start at Fermata1
  • Go west on Piazza Cavour toward Vicolo Bruni
  • Continue on Via Alberto De Simoni
  • Continue on Piazzetta San Ignazio
  • Continue on Via Alberto De Simoni
  • Continue on Via San Lorenzo
  • Turn left on Via al Forte and immediately turn left on Via Milano
  • Arrive at Fermata2, on the left
  • Depart Fermata2
  • Go north on Via Milano
  • Continue on Via Stelvio
  • Arrive at Fermata3, on the right
  • Depart Fermata3
  • Continue north on Via Stelvio
  • Turn right on Via Ulrico Martinelli
  • Arrive at Fermata4, on the left
  • Depart Fermata4
  • Continue southeast on Via Ulrico Martinelli
  • Make sharp left on Sentiero n° N199
  • Turn right at Carrozzabile to stay on Sentiero n° N199
  • Arrive at Fermata5, on the left
  • Depart Fermata5
  • Continue northwest on Sentiero n° N199
  • Bear right on Sentiero n° N199- Via Crocetta
  • Turn right on Pista CicloPedonale
  • Arrive at Fermata6, on the left
  • Depart Fermata6
  • Go back southwest on Pista CicloPedonale
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° N199 and immediately turn left on Via Crocetta
  • Continue on Carrozzabile
  • Bear right on Via San Gallo
  • Turn right on Via Belvedere
  • Bear right on Via al Dosso
  • Arrive at Fermata7, on the right
  • Depart Fermata7
  • Go back southwest on Via al Dosso
  • Turn right on Via Belvedere
  • Bear left on Sentiero n° N199- Via Belvedere
  • Bear left on Via Belvedere
  • Continue on Via Cancano
  • Turn right on Via Madonnina and immediately make sharp left on Sentiero n° N199
  • Arrive at Fermata8, on the right
  • Depart Fermata8
  • Go west on Sentiero n° N199
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N199- Via Cancano
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N199
  • Arrive at Fermata9, on the right
  • Depart Fermata9
  • Go northwest on Sentiero n° N199
  • Bear left at Strada Comunale to stay on Sentiero n° N199
  • Arrive at Fermata10, on the right
  • Depart Fermata10
  • Continue northwest on Sentiero n° N199
  • Turn left on Strada Comunale
  • Arrive at Fermata11, on the right
  • Depart Fermata11
  • Go east on Strada Comunale
  • Bear left on Sentiero n° N199
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N198 - N199
  • Bear left on Sentiero n° N199
  • Arrive at Fermata12, on the left
  • Depart Fermata12
  • Continue northwest on Sentiero n° N199
  • Bear right on Carrozzabile
  • Make sharp right on Sentiero n° N145.1
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N145
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N184
  • Bear right on Sentiero n° S505- Via Stelvio
  • Arrive at Fermata13, on the left
  • Depart Fermata13
  • Continue southeast on Sentiero n° S505- Via Stelvio
  • Continue on Sentiero n° S533- Via Stelvio
  • Continue on Via Stelvio
  • Continue on SS38
  • Turn right on Via Stelvio
  • Turn left on Via Monte Braulio
  • Turn right on Via San Sebastiano
  • Bear left on Via Stelvio
  • Arrive at Fermata14, on the left
  • Depart Fermata14
  • Continue south on Via Stelvio
  • Turn left on Via al Forte and immediately turn right on Via San Lorenzo
  • Continue on Via Alberto De Simoni
  • Continue on Piazzetta San Ignazio
  • Continue on Via Alberto De Simoni
  • Continue on Piazza Cavour
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° N199- Via della Vittoria
  • Finish at Fermata15, on the left
ELEVATION PROFILE MAP
Ground statistics
Natural : 43%
Asphalt : 53%
Paving : 4%



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