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Comano
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Difficulty
Intermediate
Activity time
4:30
Duration in hours
Distance
12.4
Distance in km
Status
open
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A discovery trail through different expressions of art: from a castle to a waterfall, from “Bosco Arte Stenico”, with its artistic creations inspired by nature, to the rural villages with their charming churches, some embellished with frescoes realized by the itinerant painters Baschenis.

Itinerary: Ponte Arche, Premione, Stenico, Bosco Arte Stenico, Seo, Sclemo, Premione, Ponte Arche.
The route is marked with purple footprints.

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Route info
Intermediate
Distance
12,4 km
Activity time
4 h 30 min
Ascent
540 m
Descent
540 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
845 m
Lowest point
391 m
Suggestions
Bosco Arte Stenico, a trail through nature as a form of art with spectacular views of Stenico Castle and of the entire valley.
Safety guidelines
-plan with care your itinerary

-choose an itinerary that suits your physical condition

-choose carefully the appropriate equipment

-check the weather forecast

-if you walk alone it could be more dangerous

-tell someone where you’re going and when you’ll probably be back

-don’t hesitate to contact an expert if you think you’re going to need one

-pay attention to the signposts

-don’t hesitate to retrace your steps

-in case of accident call 112

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Punto di partenza
Giardino al Sarca di Ponte Arche/Comano Terme
Directions

Starting from Giardino Al Sarca enter the road on the left towards Stenico. At Maso al Pont, typical house of the Giudicarie region, take the paved road to the right that winds through the woods until you reach Premione and then continue for Stenico. When you arrive in Stenico, overlooked by its imposing castle, walk up to Localitá La Cros to join the art trail Bosco Arte Stenico (BAS), a path lined with art creations (sculptures and larger installations). After visiting the BAS, walk up the road to reach first the village of Seo, with its church dedicated to S. Michele, and after, Sclemo with S. Pietro & Paolo church, both embellished with frescoes by the Baschenis.  Continue towards Via dei Cavai and then take the country lane that leads to Premione. As you reach the church, start descending along the paved road that runs through the forest until you come to the first houses of Villa Banale. When you reach a shrine, take the road on the right leaving the houses behind you to descend through the woods which reveal sights of Comano ValleSalus. Continue, passing a vineyard and a stream, down a gentle leafy slope until you reach the main road that connects Villa Banale with Ponte Arche.

 

How to get there
From Ponte Arche tourism board descend on the road that goes towards the Park of the Thermae. After 50 metres you will find a car park, that will be the starting point of this tour.
Where to park
Free parking at Ponte Arche / Comano Terme.

-hiking backpack

-trekking shoes

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