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In Valle del Chiarino

Itinerary no. 33

On foot         Great Interest: Panorama 
  • Departure: Passo delle Capannelle
  • Duration: 1 hour/s 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: T/E
  • Difference in height: 430m
  • Recommended Period: from May to October

From Capannelle Pass or from Ortolano, follow the SS road 80 up to Diga della Provvidenza (1,060m). Cross the dam by car (the trail markers start from the SS road), and go ahead along the dirt road entering Valle del Chiarino, crosses Fosso del Torraccio, and climbs surrounded by the wood up to the characteristic ruins of Molino Cappelli (1,262m, 4 km from the SS road), renovated by the Park and preserving the rests of a tower with loopholes. Here the road is closed with a bar. Next to the Mill there is a beautiful picnic area and a modern little church.

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