9.1 miles
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-159 ft
Descent
149 ft
High Point

Access by car:
Exit the motorway to the tollbooth of Vezzano Ligure, then continue on the Provincial road 16 towards Lavaggia. Continue along the Provincial road 10 in the direction of Arcola.

Percorso fluviale
Route along the riverbank

Description:
In the low regions of Val di Magra, the riverside environment with its large ponds created by the slow and winding path of the Magra river, includes wetlands that are unique in Liguria and very important for the resting and nesting of many migratory and sedentary birds such as kingfishers, grey herons, little egrets and cormorants. Among the aquatic fauna, it has to be mentioned the sea lamprey, recently rediscovered here, the only place in Italy where it breeds. This is a route suitable for all, including families with children that, thanks to this simple path, can discover the varied ecosystem of the riverside, full of waterbirds, shorebirds and birds of prey, ponds and dead vegetation, an ideal habitat for the nesting of numerous bird species.


Start Point: Arcola
End Point: Follo
Classification: XC
Difficulty: moderate
Distance: 17,3 km
Elevation gain/loss : 0/0 m
Rideability +/- : 100%
Time: 1h 30m
Water Points: 0
Shuttle service: not available
Local Knowledge:
Best Period: all year

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for percorso fluviale parco monte marcello mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -116 ft
  • Altitude min
    19 ft
  • Altitude start
    149 ft
  • Altitude end
    33 ft
  • Grade
    -0.243%
  • Grade max
    -0.513%
  • Grade min
    1.424%
  • Distance climb
    2.0 miles
  • Distance down
    7.1 miles
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