La Villa - San Cassiano - Armentarola
Walk from La Villa towards San Cassiano
Overview: Relaxing walk by the thundering refreshing waters of the river Gadera and through shady conifer woods, sloping gently uphill to the enchanting town of San Cassiano, at the feet of the Lavarela and Conturines peaks.
Starting point: La Villa – bus stop (1428 m)
Itinerary: From the bus stop in the centre of La Villa, set-off east until you reach the river Gadera, and following the directions for San Cassiano (nr. 11). Continue next in a south-east direction, walking by the side of the stream which comes down from San Cassiano. Once past the sub-station on the right,
the forest road enters the wood and, nearly always in the shade and slightly uphill, it will lead you to the town of San Cassiano (1526 m) (50min.). From here, you can continue in the same direction, the road slightly uphill at the start but then becoming more even, through the beautiful pastures, until reaching Armentarola and Valparola (bus stop).
End point: Armentarola – bus stop (1625 m)
Refreshments: restaurants in San Cassiano, Armentarola
Level of difficulty: easy walk
Type of trail: large path