The Walking Of The Roccoli

Via Ronchetto
Roncobello

Description

The thematic path starts from the Mezzeno alpine pasture and reaches Monte Corno crossing 7 bird houses; Del Tino, di Campo, del Verroppio, dei Larici, del Cornela, Della Fontana, del Corno. In the two roccoli still in operation, migratory birds are captured for ringing and scientific study, or to provide a public service of live decoys for hunters. The roccoli no longer in operation are nevertheless maintained in an orderly and dignified manner by their tenants.
The path crosses characteristic stretches of the pre-Alpine environment that offer a magnificent view of the peaks that form the amphitheatre of Valsecca; it is easy to walk along and also suitable for simple excursions. Walking time about 3 hours. 

Suggestions

Greater care and attention is recommended during the autumn hunting season.
Possibility of using the route with mountain guides.

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