ROCCANTICA - CATINO

Categoria: Sabina on foot

Sabini Mounts karstic chasms                                                                                      

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A walk through the woods and within the millennial culture of the Appennine forest, enriched by the wonder of the extraordinary karstic forms of the Sinkholes, whose existence has sparked the peasant imagination and spirituality.

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WHERE SHALL WE GO?

  • Roccantica (RI) and Catino (RI) villages.
  • Mediterranean strawberry trees forests around Roccantica.
  • Sinkholes of "Revotano" and "Catino"
  • Hermitage of St. Leonardo

WHAT SHALL WE SEE/DO?

  • The "church" of s. Valentine, the first stone of Roccantica's foundation.
  • The woods of strawberry trees, the lime ovens for the production of lime, the forest wild herbs.
  • Remains of an ancient mill along the Galantina stream.
  • The sinkhole of Revotano and its legend.
  • The landscape of the charcoal burners and the still coal dirty charcoal pitches.
  • The hermitage of St. Leonhard with its source, the monk's house and the frescoes.
  • The villages of Roccantica and Catino and descent into the "Catino", another sinkhole.
  • The Castle of Catino and its 33mts high longobard medieval tower

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TECNICAL INFO
Price 90€ up to 9 pax, 10€ each, from 9 pax up
Path lenght 8 km
Total height difference 480m
Duration 6h including stops
Difficulty T easy route (partly paved) but with some steep and slidy stretches, you need to wade the stream in a point with water level around 25-30 cm

Location

Roccantica (RI)

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