MTB - Langhe

Nature Path on a MTB

Colour: fuchsia

 

This short ring trail mainly stretches in Igliano territory, along a dirt road crossing chestnut tree and conifer woods. Definitely fascinating from a naturalistic point of view, the trail let hikers enjoy typical Alta Langa vegetation. 
 
The Nature Path ring trail starts in Torresina from the Pietra dell’Appuntamento (literally, the appointment stone) at km 2.3 of SP 352 province road. After having passed the starting point, the trail descends rightward to casa Paludina, a farmstead which has been uninhabited for over sixty years now, and smoothly goes down to enter the wood to reach Igliano.

After a 50m paved section, the trail steeply ascends along meadows for 500 meters, then turns left at Fontana Monasterola and goes back into the wood. Wood fauna is wild here: it happens to see roe deers, foxes, wild boars, badgers, squirrels, and plenty of birds. The path goes up again to Fontana Boscogrande, which the trail leaves on the right, and takes hikers to cross an enchanting wood (i.e., Boscogrande, which literally means the large wood) and back to the trail starting point.

COVERED AREAS

Langhe

GENERAL INFORMATION

Departure
Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
SP352
Italy
Arrival
Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
SP352
Italy
Type of trail
Loop
Distanz
3.3 km
Difficulty
Intermediate
Estimated Time
50 minutes

ACCESSIBILITY

Along the way:

Picnic area along the trail
Fountains / water points along the trail

Point of interest along the way

Departure:
Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
SP352
Cuneo
Italy
Arrival:
Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
SP352
Cuneo
Italy

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    • Art Path on a MTB
      Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina) -> Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
      10.8km - Intermediate - 2:00h
    • Culture Path on a MTB
      Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina) -> Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
      9.3km - Intermediate - 2:00h
    • History Path on a MTB
      Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina) -> Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
      6.9km - Intermediate - 1:50h
    • Nature Path on a MTB
      Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina) -> Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
      3.3km - Intermediate - 50m
    • Great Hiking in Val Cusina Path on a MTB
      Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina) -> Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
      15.9km - Intermediate - 4:00h
    • Stop 0
      Deserta Langarum on a MTB
      Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina) -> Pietra dell'Appuntamento (Torresina)
      46.2km - Intermediate - 8:05h

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