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Local Walks - Short (45 Minutes) and Long (2.75 Hours)

 

Short Walk

 

Leave house & on to town gate.
Turn left down hill & over bridge. 
Begin climb. Approx 1 mile. 
Ignore left turn on the way up. 
Good views back down over the village. 
Road flattens out. A ‘T’ junction with ‘Agriturismo’ La Giara buildings facing. 
Views back over to Arcevia & mountains behind. 
Turn left. Views on right to coast & villages/white track roads between. 
Road slopes back down. 
Approx 5 mins from ‘T’ junction road forks. Don’t go right. Keep straight on. 
Down hill. Approx 5 mins take left turn. Good views to Barbara & other villages. 
Further on there are excellent views down over the village. 
Straight on for approx 1 mile. 
‘T’ junction turn right. 
Follow road back into village. 
Variation at the end: before the final hill into the village, turn right (the wrong way up 
the one-way street) & walk up into the village along the bottom of the old fortified 
walls to the far end & walk back along main street.

 

Fields after the Sunflower Harvest Another Village in the Distance
 

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Long Walk

 

Leave house & on to town gate. 
Turn left before traffic lights & down hill over bridge. 
Begin climb. Approx 1 mile. 
Ignore left turn on the way up. 
Good views back down over the village. 
Road flattens out. A ‘T’ junction with ‘Agriturismo’ La Giara buildings facing. 
Turn right. 
After 10 mins turn left up track posted to Campo Sportivo. 
Up the hill to the football pitch. 
Walk along the right of the perimiter fence. 
Turn left into road at the end. 
Descend – views to the right. 
After 30 mins – road forks. Keep left ( Right leads uphill to a derelict church). 
After 15 mins – turn left at cross-road. 
Approx 300 yards – turn left at ‘T’ junction. 
After 5 mins – take a sharp right at the fork – heading up hill (left branch leads into farmyard). 
After 15 mins – left at ‘T’ junction. 
After 25 mins – turn right at ‘T’ junction. 
After 5 mins – turn left as road leads down hill. 
After 15 mins – turn right at ‘T’ junction & follow the road back into the village.

 

Looking Back to the Village Local Harvest
 

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