The mountain hut
The Bargetana Mountain hut is situated in the municipality of Ligonchio, in the upper Ozola Valley, within the Parco dell'Appennino Tosco-Emiliano
, in the area where the thick beech tree forests begin to thin and leave space to boundless meadows and moorlands covered with blueberries. Nearby, there is the homonymous glacial lake. The mountain hut is provided with electrical lighting (obtained from photovoltaic systems), hot water and wood heating system. The water in the mountain hut and in the outside fountain comes from the near spring. Notes: for overnight stay it is necessary to bring one's own sleeping bag. If you are not equipped with it you can buy the disposable sheets for 6.00 euros.
The structureSurrounded by nature, the Bargetana Mountain Hut offers a shelter, good food and a warm bed to anybody who would like to live an experience out of the city chaos, even for one night only.
The mountain hut has two floors:
- Lower floor: large hall holding up to 40 people, wood tables, rustic style counter, fireplace, equipped kitchen, bathroom and managers only rooms.
- Upper floor: 2 toilet services with showers (hot water) and 39 beds divided into 3 rooms.>>>
The mountain hut proposes the classical cooking of Emilia, with a particular attention for mountain typical food, wholesome and homemade dishes such as the "polenta" with game sauce, legume and vegetables soup, "tagliatelle" with mushrooms sauce, grilled meat and vegetables, local cheeses and cold cuts, cakes… all combined with typical wines from Emilia and homemade distilled beverages.
Things to do
The Bargetana is an ideal point of departure for different hikes for both beginners and expert walkers. The Ozola valley is an ideal place not only to walk, but also to go by mountain bike or on horseback.
Accommodation Point of the Alta Via dei Parchi