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The avelli's mystery, the pendula stone and the boulders

On Lake Como, between history and nature, with breathtaking landscapes

Where
Piazza Alcide De Gasperi 4, Como
Availability
Every day - by reservation
Duration/Length
7 hours
Costs
Starting from
79 €
Contacts
+39 3478487036
cristina.rovelli61@gmail.com

Beautiful but long walk (about 15 Km) with extraordinary landscapes on Lake Como, between historical and geological treasures. The route starts at Brunate that we reach via the funicular and initially develops through a long stretch in the woods, flat with some ups and downs. Then you reach characteristic villages, you meet the Sasso del Lupo and the Pietra Pendula. Then you start the descent towards Torno (about 500 meters in altitude) crossing the famous Sentiero degli Avelli. A Torno waiting for us the ferry that takes us back to Como.


Costs

Starting from 79 €

Includes

Guided tour with detailed naturalistic historical explanations by an expert and qualified AIGAE guide


Exclusions and Extra costs

Tickets for the funicular and Torno-Como ferry are not included ( about 7 € )


Notes

Packed lunch at the expense of the participants.

Discounts for groups over two participants.

Meeting point in Como, in front of the funicular station to Brunate


Other links

https://www.tripadvisor.it/AttractionProductDetail-g187829-d15787624-The_Avelli_...
https://pacrisca-centro-culturale-e-di-educazione.business.site/
http://www.shangrilaonlus.it/

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