Finalborgo - Castrum Perticae - Frati - Pian Marino

Itinerary Data

Difficulty Average
Length 9,5 Km
Duration 4 h
Elevation Gain 475 m
Altitude Difference   340 m


Short description of Itinerary

Varied path, interesting from many points of view; you will cross various landscapes and you will visit some traces of the ancient historical and prehistoric past of the Finalese as Castrum Perticae and the Church of San Antonino.
From the hill of San Antonino you will enjoy a spectacular view of Bric Scimarco and Castel Gavone as far as the sea. A visit to the curious natural sculptures of the "Friars"(i Frati) karst formations, destination of climbers from all over the world, before the descent towards Pian Marino grassland, is a must


Points of historical interest

Castrum Perticae

The Byzantine Castle of the Finale, known as Castrum Perticae, is located on top of Rocca Carpanea. It was a fortress.......


The Church of San Antonino

The Romanesque style chapel was built in the 12th century in Finale white stone. The best preserved part is the apse, where .......


Meeting Point

Finalborgo - Porta Testa square

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