Around the Falls: the ancient mule-track opened for trekking in the middle of the wood
Posted on November 20, 2008



The track “Nicciano-Gabbio” has been opened few days ago with an official ceremony in the little village of Nicciano. It is an ancient mule-track that linked Ferentillo to Spoleto, lived by shepherds, artisans and coalmen; today became a track of two kilometres and half in fifty minutes round trip. Suitable for families, lovers of nature, trekking and mountain bike. The initiative takes part of the project “we adopt the park”, I mean the Nera Fluvial Park. It is organized in collaboration with the social cooperative Actl Terni, Mountain Service Rescue, “the Nera Valley and St. Pancrazio Mountain” I mean the Nera Fluvial Park.

Thanks to the schools of Ferentillo and Arrone (both medieval villages near Marmore Waterfall), to the coordination of the guides who works in the Falls ( the enterprises that manages the tourist services in the area), the ancient mule-track has been transformed in a trekking route includes between the little villages of Nucciano and Gabbio, in Ferentillo area. Safety measures and route indications of the most important naturalistic and environmental area, explanation panels have been put near the historical witnesses.

A day surrounded by nature with the possibility to do sports, study the rests of the ancient human settlements and see the witnesses of the industrial archaeology. The historical witnesses, moreover, have been explained (thanks to the panels) by the staffs of the Botanical Garden in Marmore Falls. They collaborate with the university.
A curiosity: during December the track will be the “ track of cribs”, a natural location for many cribs prepared inside the medieval churches and in the votive aedicule. An occasion for visit them!


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