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Varenna - Witch wood - Viandante path

  • Piazza San Giorgio Varenna, Lombardia, 23829 Italy (map)

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

We will shortly get elevation in order to arrive to Perledo a typical village in the hills close to the lake. Once arrived in Perledo (390 mt 1279 ft above the sea level) we get the upper part of the village to enter in a typical chestnut wood called wich wood. The path will conduct uphill and downhill from one cute village to another. Then, the path to go back is the famous Sentiero del Viandante: an hystorical path used to link Milan to the Swisserland

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of tha starting point:  202 mt  -  662 ft

Altitude of the Highest point: 500 mt - 1640 ft

Total Uphill = 400 mt  - 1640 ft

Total Downhill = 400 mt  - 1604 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 4 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 1 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