Path: Sarmede - Rugolo - Madonna di Val - Borgo Palù - Sarmede
Lenght: km. 5
Difference in altitude: 276 m
Difficulty: easy, turistic
Walking time: 1:30 hours
This itinerary is dedicated to all lovers of this small fairy-tale town, a cultural center dedicated to illustration for children. The villages are dotted with murals that make the walk enjoyable.
The departure is in the spare in Sarmede, from here take via Roma towards Rugolo. Then take via I° Maggio to the right and past the village, at the capital go up to the right along an old disused road. In a short time, you arrive in a hamlet and you come out on the hairpin bend of Via Rugolo, continue for a few hundred meters on the main road paying attention to the cars. Reached the village of Rugolo stop to admire the murals of the parsonage and the portal of the church, then get back on the road eastbound towards Rugoletto.
At the crossroads go straight ahead and, after passing a capital dedicated to Beato Claudio, turn into a paved road that descends to the right. Passed the beautiful “casera” with a panoramic view, you reach the meadow. Coast it on the left to find the path that descends into the woods along the valley to the ruins of a stone house, now invaded by ivy. At this point you find many “tuie”, Japanese cypress trees.
Continue downhill to the left to reach a beautiful wooden bridge that crosses a stream and enter a picturesque bamboo grove.
Once you reach the dirt road turn right and reach the church of Madonna di Val, inserted in a very suggestive setting.
Continue downhill on the dirt road until you reach the houses of Borgo Palù. When you arrive at the intersection with Via Palù, cross the road and go up the hill between the houses. At the grove, turn left and walk along the vineyard, then go down the service road.
At the end of the vineyard turn right and go over the stream on the way point for the tractors.
Continue the valley bottom road along the right side, until you go up the hill and exit in via Guglielmo Marconi. Turn left to go back down to the square in Sarmede. Shortly before the square a beautiful mural will greet you before returning to the car.
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