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Monte Piatto & Piazzaga - Beautiful spots of the lake and hystory clues

  • BOAT PIER OF TORNO - CHURCH PLACE Piazza Giovio Torno, Lombardia, 22020 Italy (map)

A circular hike that starts in the beautiful village of Torno and allows to reach two cute villages just upon the lake : Monte Piatto and Piazzaga. Discovering the Erratic rocks and Massi Avelli - heritage of the past!

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Easy Trail (no technical difficulties) - A medium level of fitness is required as well

Gain Elevation:  550 mt- ft 1804

Loss Elevation: - 550 mt -  ft 1804

The trail starts by passing across the village of Torno, thank to steps and some steep streets we will arrive at the beginning of the path.  Soon we starts the beaty path full of history and interesting clues of the past we arrive in Piazzaga (563 mt 1847ft above the sea level). Then with a gradually uphill path  we arrive in Monte Piatto (653 mt 2132 ft above sea level).  From there we shortly arrive in beautiful point with a breathtaking view and rich of history with the Pietra Pendula monument. Then the downhillwill be in a pleasant path with some view of the lake in the direction of Como city. 

Total time about 5 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 4 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15