VICO LAKE: A "MICRO NGORONGORO" OF HISTORY AND LEGEND

A walk to know the extraordinary story of the Vico Volcano, with the homonymous lake, and its naturalistic treasures

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A dramatically explosive geological past, over 1.3 million years, gave shape to the whole Cimina-Viterbo region: the volcanic cone of Monte Cimino, the tufaceous plains and the caldera of Vico, that huge crater that today houses the lake, a basin of biodiversity, history and legend

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WHERE SHALL WE GO?

  • Mount Venere's Top
  • Valley bottom and caldera of Vico
  • Lake shores

WHAT SHALL WE SEE/DO?

  • The Devil's Well, the crater of Monte Venere: a "tiny volcano" inside the big volcano
  • The centuries-old beech forest on the slopes of Monte Venere
  • The wonderful view of the lake from the slopes of Monte Venere
  • The hygrophilous grasslands around the lake in the most intact part
  • The lake and its birdlife.

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TECNICAL INFO
Price ARE YOU TRAVELLING IN A GROUP? OR ARE YOU A T. OPERATOR? Contact us for a quote tailored to your needs!
Overall difficulty judgement easy
Path lenght 7 km
Total height difference 480m
Duration 6h including stops
Difficulty T (easy)

Location

Lago di Vico (VT), Italy

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