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Some of the tracks presented here are set along mountain trails where some passages may require holding to ropes or climbing short ladders, and may have exposed passages without safety protections. These tracts can be a serious danger if faced without the right equipment, awareness and physical condition.
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Trekking to Monte Croci along Golf Club Des Iles Borromees


Lake Maggiore - Mottarone/Vergante

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length icon Length:
10 Km
time icon Our time:
2h00' walking
climb icon Total climb:
250 mt
height icon Min and max height:
440 mt - 570 mt
track ring icon Type of track:
ring track
surface icon Surface:
asphalt - trail
panorama icon Panorama:
woods - lake
coverage icon Cell network coverage:
winter icon Traced in winter:
bike icon Traced by bike:

This trails starts from Carpugnino, where the roman church of San Donato, now declared national monument, was built. Following the asphalt road through the woods, just before Comnago town, there is a "cup and ring" stone. A cup and ring stone is an engraving in a rock that dates back to Neolithic age and most of them were indeed found in Piedmont.

After leaving the road, the trail the goes up to Monte Croci: a panoramic terrace from which one can see the lake Maggiore, its Lombard coast and the lakes of Varese. The trail proceeds among birch woods, passing by the Golf Club Des Iles Borromees and reaching Motta Rossa, from where Mottarone can be seen in the distance. It eventually goes down to the small town of Stropino.

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