Discovering the mines of Calceranica and Bosentino.
Distance 4.6 km
The miner path builds on a route that the miners used to undertake twice a day. It still preserves a wild territory which has a strong natural and landscape aspects. Along the way it will be possible to admire the trace of the old railroad once used to transport the extracted materials, entrances of various tunnels, "the russian prisoners' lair" and the remainings of the sulfuric quarry.
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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.
The path starts from the "Museo della Miniera" located in the square of the Town Hall and retraces the "Via della Miniera". Following the directions the walk goes on along the path of the miner. This trail leads the visitor to discover the relevant quarries and historical sites of Calceraica and Bosentino. The itinerary develops along an ancient road and goes on through suggestive woods and water flows in an environment of diversified beauty.