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The Tour of the Waterfalls

Four wonderful waterfalls in the magic silver fir woodlands of Upper Valle Pesio Park

On foot         Great Interest: Panorama Great Interest: Photography 
  • Departure: Pian delle Gorre (1,000m)
  • Arrival: Gias Fontana (1,484m)
  • Duration: 3 hour/s
  • Difficulty Level: easy
  • Difference in height: 500m
  • Maximum Altitude: 1,435m
  • Recommended Period: from March to June

Leaving from Pian delle Gorre (1,030m) of Chiusa Pesio (CN), seat of the Park mountain hut, you will get to Gias Fontana (1,215m) along the enclosure of the roe deer. At Gias Fontana, with a short detour, you can admire the first charming waterfall formed by Pesion from the footbridge along the trail leading to Vaccarile.
Go back and reach Pis del Pesio (1,426m), whose spectacular waterfall can be seen only in case of strong rainfalls of thaw.
Leaving the wall of Pis del Pesio, go back towards Gias degli Arpi (1,435m), where a long and wonderful descent in the heart of the silver fir wood of Prel begins. Cross then Vallone Pera Moja giving birth to the third waterfall, parallel to the waterfall of Vallone di Sestrera.
Finally, go back to Pian delle Gorre following the road of Saut (1,184m), where you can still admire the small waterfall of rio Serpentera.

Period: spring (in May, when you can easily admire the spectacular jet of Pis del Pesio)
Only on foot

Map of the itinerary


Notes: the recommended period for this tour is spring, in particular May, when you can easily admire the spectacular jet of Pis del Pesio.



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