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Trails of Mainarde on snowshoes

The tour “Trails of Mainarde on snowshoes” gives the chance to experience a high-quality naturalistic and historical-cultural holiday. Starting from a mountain hut in an amazing valley, we move along some beautiful paths of National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise.


Four snowshoes trekking days on the mountains of Mainarde to find out the historical, cultural and natural heritage of Molise mountainside of National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise.

Historical-cultural itinerary

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Wild and untouched nature

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Delicious food and excellent drinks

The journey is enriched by the excellent traditional cuisine of Molise and its excellent drinks. Typical products and traditional dishes, often handmade and old-fashioned, cheer up the evenings of walkers. You can taste cheeses such as caciocavallo, pecorino, burrata, manteca and others; cured meats like soppressata, ventricina, capicollo, rolled up ventresca, etc.; white and black truffles. You can drink Moscato white wine and Tintilia red wine.

Meaningful moments

While taking a rest, we meet significant people, who spend a lot for a better Molise, which struggles, resists and exists. The journey, moreover, is characterized by a cosy and familiar atmosphere and by the guide always with you.


Program

First day Pianoro le Forme (Pizzone)

Arrival at Pianoro le Forme (Pizzone) and welcome aperitif. Accommodation and explanation of the journey. Dinner and night in a mountain hut.

Second day Snowshoes trekking/excursion from Pianoro le Forme to Passo dei Monaci, through Valle Pagana.

Coming soon. Picnic. Dinner and night in moutain hut.

Technical features of the journey
Duration: 4/5 hours.
Lenght of the trek: 11 km.
Total difference in height (up): +690 metres.
Total difference in height (down): -690 metres.
Difficulty: challenging.

Third day Snowshoes trekking/excursion Pianoro le Forme-valico di Barrea

Coming soon. Picnic. Dinner and night in mountain hut.

Technical features of the journey
Duration: 4/5 hours.
Lenght of the trek: 16 km.
Total difference in height (up): +937 metres.
Total difference in height (down): -918 metres.
Difficulty: challenging.

Fourth day Snowshoes trekking/excursion Valle di Mezzo and San Michele a Foce hermitage

Coming soon. Picnic. Dinner and night in mountain hut.

Technical features of the journey
Duration: 4/5 hours.
Lenght of the trek: 15.5 km.
Total difference in height (up): +1006 metres.
Total difference in height (down): -1006 metres.
Difficulty: medium.

Fifth day Snowshoes trekking/excursion on Marrone Mount

Coming soon. Picnic. Dinner and night in mountain hut.

Technical features of the journey
Duration: 4/5 hours.
Lenght of the trek: 15 km.
Total difference in height (up): +1024 metres.
Total difference in height (down): -1011 metres.
Difficulty: challenging.

Sixth day A day of relax at San Vincenzo al Volturno, visit of the archaeological area and departure.

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Trails of Mainarde on snowshoes Summing-up

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- traditional regional cuisine;
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- a cosy and familial place;
- an expert guide always with you.

Period: from dicember to march.
Duration: 4 walking days involving 4 to 5 hours of walk per day, 5 nights, 6 days overall
Length of the itinerary: 57.5 km.
Total height difference, uphill: +3657 metri.
Total height difference, downhill: -3625 metri.
Difficulty: challenging.
Destination: Pianoro le Forme (Pizzone), Mainarde and archaeological area of San Vincenzo al Volturno.
Guide: Antonio Meccanici.
Typology: mountain in a snowy environment.
Features: cultural and historical; folkloristic; natural; food and wine.
Accommodation: mountain hut.
Where to eat: mountain hut.
Group size: from a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 12 people.

Price: starting from 415 € per person, in a group of 12 people.

The trip can be activated if you are part of a group that goes from a minimum of two to a maximum of twelve, with the technical contribution of one of the tour operators affiliated with us.

Difficulty level (subjective)
challenging (out of five categories: Easy, Moderate, Medium, Challenging, Difficult): 4 to 5 hours walking tour per day ( 2 hours and half rest-times, not included). Coming soon. The routes do not present any technical difficulty (use of mountaineering equipment). Snowshoes trekkings are suitable to everybody, though you need to be trained for mountain walking and on the snow (if any). Snowshoes trekkings are on foot. Fixed and same place for the overnight. Short trips are by car. Overnights are comfortable.


Details
Prices shown here are intended per person.

Prices include
Price includes the following services:
- travel planning;
- welcome aperitif, all breakfasts, lunches and dinners;
- all nights in two rooms with bunk beds (single rooms aren't available);
- nature and walking guide;
- insurance;
- luggage transport and transfer during the six (6) days in Molise;
- tax stamp;
- snowshoes rental;
- extra.

Price will not include
Services not provided:
- trip from the own residence, with any transport, to and from Molise;
- any service not described.


Lodging bookings: case histories and method
A lot of partner accomodations are small, with few rooms and few beds. For this reason, “Molisetrekking” needed to be associated with second lodgings for its customer.
It could happen that all first partner accommodation will be booked with few reservations. Therefore, groups will not sleep in the same place.
All accommodation can provide single or twin or double rooms.
Accommodation will be reserved according to the chronological order of trip bookings. The one who books the trip will get first partner accommodation. Once accommodation will be full, second partner accommodation will be booked.


- SE VIENI IN MOLISE IN TRENO, IN AUTOBUS O IN AEREO IL PUNTO DI INCONTRO È VENAFRO O ISERNIA.
- SE VIENI IN MOLISE IN AUTO IL PUNTO DI INCONTRO È VENAFRO.
- UNA VOLTA IN MOLISE GLI SPOSTAMENTI SONO GARANTITI DALL'ORGANIZZAZIONE.
- ANDANDO VIA DAL MOLISE IN TRENO, IN AUTOBUS O IN AEREO IL PUNTO DI RIPARTENZA È VENAFRO O ISERNIA.
- ANDANDO VIA DAL MOLISE IN AUTO IL PUNTO DI RIPARTENZA È VENAFRO.
- PER MAGGIORI INFO CLICCA QUI.


Calendar 2019

ParticipantsDatesDurationPriceStatus
from 2 to 12from 12 to 17 january 20196 days starting from 415 € (for 6 days)Available
from 2 to 12from 16 to 21 february 20196 daysstarting from 415 € (for 6 days)Available
from 2 to 12from 11 to 16 march 20196 daysstarting from 415 € (for 6 days)Available
from 2 to 12from 28 december 2019 to 2 january 20206 daysstarting from 415 € (for 6 days)Available
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