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Pietra Murata Itinerary

On foot         Great Interest: Flora Great Interest: Wildlife Great Interest: Geology Great Interest: Hystory 
  • Duration: 4 hour/s
  • Difficulty Level: intermediate-demanding
  • Length: 6.15 km
  • Difference in height: Uphill 325m

Directions
Our itinerary leaves from the center of the ancient town of San Piero in the Municipality of Campo nell'Elba, you can reach by taking the SP road 29. From the historical town center, move to the sports ground, near which the itinerary crossing the south-eastern slopes of Mt. Capanne leaves. 

Main features
After leaving the sports ground, you will find yourself in the area of the ancient granite quarries of San Piero.

Historical and archaeological features

  • The traces of the old granite mining activity
  • The ancient settlements
  • The "caprili" - Moncione Mill

Botanical features

  • The Mediterranean maquis
  • The characteristic species of the ditches and wet valleys

Geological features

  • The granite rock outcrops and its forms of erosion

Wildlife features

  • Crows and birds of prey
  • The wildlife of the ditches
  • The mouflons
  • The birds of the maquis

Pietra Murata Itinerary
Pietra Murata Itinerary
 
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