Trekking by the lake of Occhito

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Day Trips / Trekking by the lake of Occhito

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Duration: 2 days
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  •  breakfasts, lunches and dinners;
  • night in twin rooms;
  • nature and walking guide;
  • insurance;
  • luggage transport and transfer during the two (2) days in Molise;
  • tickets to castle di Capua.


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2 days - Two walking days to find out a part of the Fortore river valley. In this stretch, the great water course gives life is one of the largest artificial lakes in Italy, the one of Occhito. Besides enjoying the lake as a place for rest and frequentation of many birds and mammals, we will walk to discover the rural and pastoral culture that set pre-Apennine hills and the historical-cultural-architectural heritage of Gambatesa, Macchia Valfortore and Colletorto apart.

First day From Gambatesa to the farmhouse Horse's Ranch La Foresta (Macchia Valfortore). Once plunged into Renaissance by visiting the castle of Gambatesa and walked in the historic center of the village, we will go through the valley below, until meeting one of the example of transhumance streets: Regio Tratturo Castel di Sangro-Lucera. Then, we take a path that runs along and then rises and descends from Colle della Putina. Near the end of the descent we will find the lake of Occhito, by walking along the paths around it, until getting to the farmhouse Horse's Ranch La Foresta. Picnic. Visit of Macchia Valfortore. Dinner and night in a farmhouse. Technical features of the journey Duration: 4/5 hours. Lenght of the trek: 22.1 km. Total difference in height (up): +729 metres. Total difference in height (down): -943 metres. Difficulty: easy Second day From the farmhouse Horse's Ranch La Foresta (Macchia Valfortore) to Colletorto. By keep going on the lakeside path, gently climbing up and down along the various hills shaped by nature. Once arrived at the creek and passed the largest tributary of the lake basin, step by step we will get closer to the barrier that gives life to the body of water. Afterwards, we will reach more and more altitude, and we admire the lake and the hills all around. Among cultivated fields, afforestation and new perspectives, we arrive at Colletorto, and then visit its historical center. Technical features of the journey Duration: 4/5 hours. Lenght of the trek: 14.7 km. Total difference in height (up): +686 metres. Total difference in height (down): -387 metres. Difficulty: easy.
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Length of the itinerary: 31.8 km. Total height difference, uphill: +1415 metri. Total height difference, downhill: -1330 metri. Difficulty: easy. Destination: from Gambatesa to Colletorto. Typology:hill path. Features: itinerant; cultural and historical; folkloristic; natural; food and wine. Accommodation: farmhouse. Where to eat: farmhouse.

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