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Riserva Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinità di Ghiffa

 

Facilities

The Tourist Office

The Tourist Office is situated within the Welcome Center. It is a first approach to the visitor and the user, a means of information in real time including the documentation of Ghiffa Reserve, maps of the local paths, itineraries, realities of other local protected areas of the Province of VCO and other realities in the naturalistic and environmental field, in the tradition and local products.

Recreational Areas

The first recreational area is equipped with wooden tables and it is situated in Caronio di Ghiffa. It is the departure point of the "historical archaeological" trail (Italian text) in the wildest western area of the Reserve. In the monumental area visitors can find a second small equipped area which lies in the most secluded part of the sacred place, near the party area where there are some small pagodas used for various initiatives, and useful in case of rain. Finally, the most recent recreational area lies in the north-eastern part of the Reserve, near the Welcome Center. It represents a Service Center for tourists at the entrance of the Park. The green area is provided with a large parking area. The equipped area is directly linked with a small wooden bridge to the sport route and occupies a part of the Nature Trail "Una Riserva nel Verde".

Recreational Areas

Didactics and Environment

In Sacro Monte di Ghiffa Reserve, the union between art, local history, landscape, and natural environment is evident also for the less careful observer. Therefore, didactics considers these important territorial elements. It is possible to agree with the staff in charge of didactics the programs to be carried out in the field and in the schools. The activities are studied according to the needs of the groups of students and planned with the teachers:

  • guided visit to the wood area with playful activities to make students familiar with the natural environment;
  • guided visit in the wood with punctual observation of the environment;
  • guided visit with study activities regarding the management and use of the wood;
  • guided visit along the archaeological route and observation of the other historical elements of the territory;
  • guided visit to the monumental area.

Further information

Didactics and Environment
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