Cala Itinerary

On foot         Great Interest: Flora Great Interest: Wildlife Great Interest: Geology Great Interest: Hystory 
  • Duration: 4 hour/s
  • Difficulty Level: intermediate
  • Length: 6.5 km
  • Difference in height: Uphill 410m

Our itinerary leaves from Marciana Marina, the coastal center on the northern slope of Mt. Capanne. After parking the car in the town, head for the ancient tower dominating the port. Near the nearby Fenicia beach, a narrow asphalt road climbing on hill represents the beginning of our itinerary.

Main features
The ring-route opens along the woody slopes in the west of the town of Marciana Marina, following a series of alleys that represented in the past the only way to connect the small towns one with the other, the rural houses, and the vineyards situated along the northern slopes of Mt. Capanne.

Historical features

  • The traces of the ancient wine growing cultivations and the characteristic rural settlements

Botanical features

  • The chestnut tree wood
  • The Mediterranean maquis
  • The ilex wood
  • The wild orchids
  • The species of the wet valleys

Geological features

  • The granite and metamorphic rocks shaped by the magmatic intrusion of Capanne - Eurite veins

Wildlife features

  • The birds of the maquis
  • The coastal sea birds
  • The birds of prey

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