Menhir Observatory Ring Bric Pianarella

Itinerary Data

Difficulty Average
Lenght 9,5 Km
Duration 3,5 h
Elevation Gain 270,3 m
Altitude Difference  98 m


Short itinerary description

A ring-route with a modest difference in height that crosses the San Bernardino plateau on top of the Bric Pianarella. You walk in the initial (and final) part of the route on a wide dirt road, recently made driveablein order to allow the transport of the timber of which the plateau is rich.
It is interesting to visit the archaeological site of the "Solar Clock of Bric Pianarella" at the Ciappo delle Conche and the Ciappo dei Ceci and the Arma du Bo' archaeological site consisting of a rock niche with a series of seats excavated inside.




The Menhir Observatory of Bric Pianarella 

It is a natural stone about 90 cm high embedded in a crack in the rock, which has a natural hole in the upper part, inside which you can see the.....


The Ciappo delle Conche and the Ciappo dei Ceci

The Ciappo dei Ceci (whose name derives from the dialectal term "erxi" or holm oaks) is a slab of calcareous rock of about 300 square meters located on top of the Bric Spaventaggi where numerous prehistoric....

Meeting Point

Finalborgo - Porta Testa square

Moving to Borgio Verezzi to reach the starting point of the path and the return will be carried out by private vehicles, trying to optimize the number of cars.

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