How to get to Bobbio
What to do
| Ponte Gobbo
Via San Martino 4 Bobbio
Tel: + 39 0523.936927
N 44°45´074″ E 09°22´52.3″
Leave the campground and go downhill. At the stop sign turn right.
At the traffic lights left and immediately right ( It's straight on )
The next traffic light left.
Follow the signs A 21 towards Savona Piacenza.
Stay on Via Casale for about 4 km. Then go right at the signs towards
Go right at the first little roundabout. Second roundabout right
towards the bridge. Immediately filter left and go left at the end of
After 400m keep left and at the roundabout go straight on.
Go straight on for about 2 km; keep the middle lane at the roundabout
and go straight on; keep left and go towards A 21 Piacenza Genova.
Stay on the A 21 for about 110 km. Then take the exit Voghera.
Behind the toll booth go left on the roundabout towards Voghera.
750 m after the roundabout go right ( second exit )
Next roundabout right towards Salice Terme
After 6 km. you arrive in Rivavazzano. Left at the traffic lights (
Passo penice) next turn right.
At the roundabout go right. Keep following the S 461 towards Del
In Varzi at the bifurcation turn right. Follow the road towards Penice.
You are going to climb towards Passo penice. A beautiful route.
There is a big parking lot at the top of the pass.
Then continue towards Bobbio. It is a steep descent.
In the town turn left on the square towards Terme di Bobbio Piacenza. At
the end of the village Towards Genova and 400m continue towards Colli.
You cross the bridge and go right. Follow the signs Ponte Gobbo Terme
to the campground.
is a beautiful old town. You can park in the town or walk to the
town from the campground.
The old town is situated on the borders of the Trebbia.
lived here in the stone ages, but in early medieval time This was
an important town. Irish monks e.g. St Colombano rebuilt the
The saint was buried here and the town became a place of pilgrimage with
a flourishing abby.
Many beautiful handwritten books were made here.
Besides the old churches, abby's etc. there is the old bridge crossing
Pilgrims on their way to Rome crossed this bridge before they entered
You can visit these grottos today or on day 21