Trekking in the Nera River Park

Trekking in the Nera River Park

The Park features a series of trails that mainly retrace the ancient mule tracks used by sheep-breeders and traders.

Ten itineraries with different duration and difficulty:

1 from Ferentillo to Nicciano:

the trail linked Spoleto to Leonessa and Monteleone
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Difficulty: easy

2 from Ferentillo to the Abbey of St. Peter’s in the Valley

partly follows the mule track that went from the Valnerina to Spoleto
Duration: 7 hours
Difficulty: difficult

3 from Precetto to Umbriano

passing Colleponte and follows the Nera River: Umbriano is traditionally considered as the oldest village in Umbria, it is completely uninhabited and awaiting restoration
Duration: just over an hour
Difficulty: easy

4 from Casteldilago to the Hermitage of the Madonna dello Scoglio

The Hermitage was built between the XV and XVI cent. where it is said there was an apparition of the Virgin
Duration:1 hour 45 minutes
Difficulty: easy

5 Ring road of the Pennarossa Mountain

it passes San Liberatore, Collestatte and the Marmore Falls
Duration: 5 hours
Difficulty: quite difficult

6 from the Marmore Waterfalls to Casteldilago

Duration: from 30 minutes to 2 hours
Difficulty: easy

7 from the Waterfalls to Penna dei Cocchi

is the trail where you can see the Bridge over the Velino River that controls the water, called the Cava Clementina by Papa Clemente VIII, prior to the restoration of the Quarry with the aim of regulating the water flow to avoid flooding
Duration: 3 hours
Difficulty: easy

8 village of Arrone

entirely dedicated to the village and of special archaeological interest
Duration: just over an hour
Difficulty: easy

9 Polino

from the car park of the old mule track dwelling, passing by a Franciscan cave one arrives at Monte Pelosa
Duration: 4 hours
Difficulty: easy

10 Montefranco-San Mamiliano

follows a part of the old "Iron Road", the extractive area of Monteleone di Spoleto and Scheggino
Duration: 3 hours
Difficulty: average

St Valentine
Marmore falls
Historic centre