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Appennino Tosco-Emiliano Traverse

Across Appennino Tosco-Emiliano

On foot         Great Interest: Panorama Great Interest: Hystory 
  • Difficulty Level: E+ - Hiking (level)+
  • Recommended Period: from June to October

Traverse developing along the ridge of Appennino Tosco-Emiliano from Mt. Prado to Mt. Orsaro, in the Provinces of Lucca, Reggio, Massa Carrara, and Parma.
The itinerary leaves from Garfagnana and Orecchiella Park and climbs to Mt. Prado, the highest mountain of Tuscany and the second highest mountain of the Park. Then it continues along the GEA route (Grande Escursione Appenninica) across Pradarena Pass and Cerreto Pass, in the heart of Alpe di Succiso group, up to the lakes of Upper Appennino parmense and then down to Cisa Pass, the medieval Mt. Bardone along Via Francigena between Berceto and Pontremoli.

Further information

  ItineraryTravelling method 
1 lap
San Romano - Verrucole - Orecchiella - Isera Mountain Hut
On foot On foot
E - Hiking (level)
4 h
2 lap
Isera Mountain Hut - Pania di Corfino - Mt. Prado - Bargetana Mountain Hut or Battisti Mountain Hut
On foot On foot
E - Hiking (level)
5 h
3 lap
Bargetana Mountain Hut - Pradarena Pass - Cerreto Pass
On foot On foot
E - Hiking (level)
6 h
4 lap
Cerreto Pass - Springs of Secchia - Sarzana Mountain Hut
On foot On foot
E+ - Hiking (level)+
6 h
5 lap
Sarzana Mountain Hut - Mt. Sillara - Lagoni Mountain Hut
On foot On foot
E - Hiking (level)
7 h 30 m
6 lap
Lagoni Mountain Hut - Guadine Pass - Mariotti Mountain Hut
On foot On foot
E - Hiking (level)
6 h 30 m
7 lap
Mariotti Mountain Hut - Cirone Pass - Cisa Pass (via Francigena)
On foot On foot
E - Hiking (level)
5 h 30 m
Alpe di Succiso from Cerreto Pass
Alpe di Succiso from Cerreto Pass


 
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