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Valley of the Rio Re



42039 Ligonchio

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In the presence of snow adequate equipment is needed.


Nature route N. 9 "Valley of the Rio Re"


The route begins on the road Ligonchio-passo di Pradarena, around the bridge over the torrent Rio Re. Excluded the first station, the itinerary can begin and end at the refuge Rio re.

Tourist Area:

Parco Nazionale dell'Appennino Tosco-emiliano

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Details of tour:

Itinerary in Detail
It follows easy cart roads and paths. Difference in altitude m 568; Length km 6; estimate travel time about 2h20'. The Rio Re valley has an interesting and complex geological profile. Near the beginning there are large banks of the so-called Triassic chalks. In the high part you can see the local vegetation: which goes from coppice woods to tall beechwood trunks, up to blueberries and gramineae.
Last update: July 10, 2019


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