The second leg is 3.5 kilometres long with a height difference of 200 metres. The highest point is reached on the ridge between Schiara and Pozai. Average completion time for the path is one hour and a half. The path begins with stairs beginning near the fountain of Campiglia, climbing up through the vines and into a pinewood. At a height of 510 metres one meets a dirt track leading to an area known as ‘Palestra Verde’ (Green Gymnasium) a stretch of 2.5 kilometres with 15 stops for gymnastic exercises. While, by taking a 500 metre detour on path n°4 – which connects Biassa and Schiara – in the Crocetta area, at 482 metres height, one can find the Tramonti menhir. It is a 2.5 metre high rock stuck into the ground with a large iron cross, probably dating back to the Bronze age, which could have had primitive astronomical functions. The Colle del Telegrafo bush (513 metres high) is another crossroads of paths.
TREKKING ON THE PATHS OF CINQUE TERRE WITH NATURALISTIC GUIDE!
Vi racconterò del territorio e della sua gente, osserveremo insieme questo paesaggio che spicca, si distingue, suscita emozioni…[Sara B.]