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The Città di Cirié Refuge is located in the heart of western alps, near Balme village, in TURIN surrounds. At the bottom of a vast alpine platea, with high peaks in the background, your shelter stands at 1850m (6070 feet) altitude on a wide and sunny slope. Just 50 km from Caselle airport and nearby Turin City it’s an ideal site for a vacation of sport and culture. Its proximity to Turin, ancient capital of Italy, Venaria Reale with its Royal Palace and Turin or Milan airports make it a central place for a comfortable and complete stay.


SUMMER TIME (May to October):
The refuge is easily reachable by car and Balme is connected to Turin by public transport.

WINTER TIME (October to April):

The refuge is reachable walking from Balme in one hour 30 minutes on a snowy slope smoothed by a mechanical machinery. Could be useful wear snowshoes or skis for an easier ascent to the refuge or to continue along one of the many itineraries dedicated to winter hiking. For longer stays a snowmobile baggage transport service is available to and from the shelter. During the winter season our refuge become a site to reach by a beautiful walk in a wild and magical atmosphere whitened by snow, meanwhile it is an ideal base to snowshoeing or ski mountaineering ranging from simple flat walks to long crossings at high altitude.

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Refuge (+39)0123738158

Località Giasset
Pian della Mussa - Balme (To)
Rifugio (+39)0123738158 - info@rifugiocirie.eu
Muyo (+39)3292141782
Marco (+39)3703329300

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