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SAN GREGORIO

The town of the brigand, Giovanni Piccioni, protagonist of the pre-unification political banditry of the Piceno region.


  • San Gregorio

    The town of the brigand, Giovanni Piccioni, protagonist of the pre-unification political banditry of the Piceno region.

  • Valley of the Castellano

    With its characteristic V-shape, the Castellano torrent is a natural access that leads from Ascoli Piceno to the Monti della Laga. The torrent winds its way along the sandstone formations of the Laga and the limestone of the Monti Gemelli.

  • Talvacchia

    Strategically located between the valleys of the Tronto and Castellano rivers, it also gives its name to the nearby artificial lake created by the dam of the Castellano, built in 1960.

  • Coperso - Rosara

    This panoramic trail winds along the ridge of a chain of mountains and hills, between the Castellano torrent and the Rio Lungo, until it reaches the small hamlet.

Length km

18

Time hrs

5

Max alt. mt

1015

Difficulty

E

THE CASTELLANO VALLEY

With its characteristic V-shape, the Castellano torrent is a natural access that leads from Ascoli Piceno to the Monti della Laga. The torrent winds its way along the sandstone formations of the Laga and the limestone of the Monti Gemelli.

  • DEpart from

    Valledacqua

  • Arrive at

    Coperso

  • Length

    18 km (11 mi.)

  • Max alt.

    1015 mt (3,330 ft.)

  • Elevation gain

    955 mt (3,133 ft.)

  • Elevation loss

    964 mt (3,163 ft.)

  • Hiking time

    5 hrs



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TALVACCHIA

Strategically located between the valleys of the Tronto and Castellano rivers, it also gives its name to the nearby artificial lake created by the dam of the Castellano, built in 1960.

COPERSO/ROSARA

This panoramic trail winds along the ridge of a chain of mountains and hills, between the Castellano torrent and the Rio Lungo, until it reaches the small hamlet.