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No 11 - Mt. Cinto Trail

On foot         Great Interest: Geology 
  • Departure: Loc. Cava Bomba - Cinto Euganeo (Cinto Euganeo)
  • Arrival: Loc. Cava Bomba - Cinto Euganeo (Cinto Euganeo)
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Length: 4.9 km
  • Difference in height: 267m
  • Involved Municipalities: Cinto Euganeo
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The point of departure is 100 meters from the Geopaleontological Museum of Cava Bomba, on the left of the road leading to Cinto Euganeo.  

The path goes up the south-facing, limestone slope of Mt. Cinto. After a small stone house it runs along a terraced vineyard surrounded by olive trees, then uphill through a small locust wood, and on the forest road that crosses a thermophile oak wood rich in downy oaks, manna ashes, tree heath, cistus, butcher's-broom and wild asparagus. After a fenced uphill bend, the trail leads to a flat area and joins the old dirt road once used by rhyolite quarrymen; there, some "masagne" (volcanic blocks) were left to serve as benches. From the flat area, keep left and follow the carriage road through the chestnut wood; after a couple of bends, the view stretches from the south-central hills - from Venda to Gemola, with its Villa Beatrice d'Este - to the farther hills of Rua, Monselice and Baone.

No 11 - Mt. Cinto Trail
No 11 - Mt. Cinto Trail

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