The Brembana Valley is the ideal place for those who love sports and walking. There are numerous paths for all, from short easy walks through ancient village centres to more difficult longer ones which cross mountain peaks. From spring to autumn, immersed in nature you can find hiking for, excursions rich with emotion and thousands of colours.
The hut is located at 1969 meters of altitude, on the southern slope of Pizzo Arera, in the municipality of Oltre il Colle. It can be reached from upper Zambla by car up to the locality Plassa during the winter months and up to 1600 m. of altitude in summer, where you can cozily park in a wide square under the old ski-lifts. From here, you walk through the trail CAI 221 that in less than one hour leads to the hut, or you can follow the driveway, that through a wider route rises more gently towards Pian Cansaccio Alpe Arera. Its sunny and panoramic position makes it a preferred destination for hiking of mountaineering and naturalistic interest all year round. “Sentiero dei Fiori” is an easy round naturalistic hike, that in spring and summer months offers to the excursionist uncountable varieties of endemic flowers, some of them even rare.
In the new panoramic restaurant overlooking the beautiful mountains you may dine in the rustic mountain-style dining room or in the traditional tavern in front of the fireplace. Chef Tomas’ careful and passionate culinary skills will delight your palate with the recipes from our traditional menu for lunch and dinner. The “a la carte” menu is also available for evening dining. Resort guests are treated to a different menu every day. In addition, Monte Poieto offers banquet services for any occasion: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate and group dinners, and any other occasion you may wish to celebrate.
The shelter is situated to 1968 mt high. You can reach it on foot from Carona, Roncobello and Branzi. It's situated in a zone rich in fauna and alpine flora, it's surrounded by numerous artificial lakes and stately mountains that offer different daily excursions. You can reach the shelter only on foot from this locations:Valle BrembanaFrom Carona: path 211 3 hoursFrom Roncobello: Baite di Mezzeno 2 hours From Branzi: path 216 3.30 hoursValle SerianaFrom Valcanale: path 216 4 hoursValgoglio: path 216 4 hours - Val Sanguinino path 232 5 hours - Passo Aviasco path 228, 229, 214 5 hoursThe shelter offer some services to the excursionists (cafè restaurants and overnight) where you can find an excellent reception and good cuisine attempt to typical dishes accompanied by a selection of local wines. The shelter is suitable for families and groups both in half board and in full board. Eat in shelter with our careful cuisine to traditional dishes where is possibile to taste meats and dishes of Bergamo's tradition. For whom is looking for typical dishes you can choose from casoncelli or pizzocheri, fresh pasta with meat sauce or game or hot soup. Our game's meats: deer, wild bear, roasts, donkey or steer. Polenta with mushrooms or fused cheese. All is accompaniend by a glass of wine. For the greedies there are our cakes made and take out of the oven every day. ExcursionsFrom Laghi Gemelli's shelter start some of the excursions which brings to the artificial lakes in the surroundings: Laghi Gemelli, Becco, Colombo, Marcio e Casere. You can go into the mountain discovering particular flora or mineral conformation. Maurizio is always here in the shelter for infos about path and times of routes. ClimbOn the walls of Pizzo Becco that overhangs the shelter it's possible to climb. It offers a variety of streets for all the demands or others nearby the shleter. AscensionsFor the most demanding is possible to be guided by an alpine guide that can illustrate you the naturalistic and historical beauties that the territory offers. You have to previously contact the shelter or the alpine guide association.Typical dishesCured meats of Bergamo's tradition and vast selection of local cheese. Casoncelli, Pizzocheri, Foiade with corn's flour and mushrooms or game sauce, tagliolini with "Strachitunt", fresh pastas, sauce of vegetables or cereals. Second meat dishes, pork with beer, deer into stew, wild boar, donkey or steer. Everything accompanied by Polenta, mushrooms and fused cheese. Vast selection of wine choose among the well furnished wine menu. Our cake: mixed berries tart, shortcrust pastry full of pears with Valcalepio's sauce, cake with cereal flour and blueberries and others.