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Hiking Montone: the medieval period and lunar landscapes

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Hiking Montone: the medieval period and lunar landscapes

A circular hiking on the hills of Montone, a stronghold of the medieval leader Braccio, immersed in lunar landscapes with an age-old history.

The excursion starts from the area at the foot of the village which is dotted with ancient churches. From there the route slowly climbs up via panoramic footpaths, surrounded by clayey limestone sculpted by water and wind. Flanked by beautiful views of the Valtiberina and the Apennines, we will proceed towards the majestic Rocca d’Aries and then towards the valley streams, finally ascending to Montone and walking through the streets of the village.

The itinerary is mostly along forest trails on natural soil surfaces, alternating from time to time with some portions on a gravelly cart track. The paths with a natural soil surface tend to become muddy in case of recent rain. There are also some uneven and slippery sections. Almost the entire route alternates in a balanced manner with various ups and downs with medium or medium-low slopes. There is a downhill stretch towards the end with a subsequent quite lengthy uphill portion, but with only a few steep slopes. Some sections are exposed to winds. There are no refreshment or drinking water supply points along the way. The hiking will end with a walk in the village of Montone and the chance to enjoy a coffee or other refreshments.

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Plan

  1. 1
    briefing

    h. 09:00
  2. 2
    First part of the trail

    h. 09:10
  3. 3
    Lunch break

    h. 12:50
  4. 4
    Second part of the trail

    h. 13:50

Recommended clothing

  • For this activity we recommend comfortable clothing that does not restrict your freedom of movement.
  • Bring a windcheater/anorak with you, even if the activity takes place in the summer months.
  • We recommend you wear trekking footwear.

We also recommend you bring:
– A comfortable backpack suitable for cycling/walking
– A warm sweater, such as a technical sports shir, for sudden drops in temperature
– A change of clothes (especially socks) in case of sudden rain
– Hat with a sun visor
– Warm hat
– Gloves
– Sunscreen.

Included

Expert archaeologist guide

Not Included

No other equipment is included, so you will need to equip yourself with whatever accessories you feel necessary, such as walking sticks, sunglasses, binoculars, etc.

Time

The activity will last about 7,5 hours, including small stops. However, the duration may vary depending on the pace of the group and the need to take fewer or more breaks.

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

When

You can enjoy this experience only from 1/3 to 30/11, August excluded

Bambini

Suitable only for children over the age of 14 with authorization or accompanied by parents.

Pet policy

Pets are generally allowed, if easily managed. We invite you to liaise with our staff to check whether you can bring along your four-legged friend.

Requirements

To do this activity it is essential to have a good level of physical fitness and to be in good health.

Additional information

  • This activity includes a lunch break, so we advise you to bring a packed lunch or to select the option ‘packed lunch’ so that we can provide it for you. Don’t forget to tell us about any allergies, intolerances or other special dietary needs: we will be happy to adapt your lunch to your needs.
  • We strongly advise you to bring a camera to take photos of the spectacle of nature that will appear before you.

Important

  • This activity can only be undertaken in favourable weather conditions, which will be evaluated by our partner and confirmed 48 hours in advance. In case of poor weather conditions we will immediately contact you and propose an alternative activity or a refund of the price paid.
  • This activity is subject to our operators’ availability. We have a large selection of collaborators capable of leading this activity, but if on the day you selected we do not have operators availabile, we will immediately, or in any case within 48 hours of booking, suggest an alternative activity you might wish to do or the choice of receiving a full refund of the price paid.
  • The times shown in the program are indicative and may vary according to your requests or those of the other participants in the group. These are always and in any case previously agreed with our staff or with the guide.
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Cancellation policy

If you cancel the reservation for this activity up to 24 hours before the event we will refund you 100% of the price.

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