Hiking Trails and Trips

Trips
San Leonardo, Cieco valley and Duchessa lake
by MaterNaturae on Jul 18, 2013
Lazio, Italy
Hiking | 5.0 miles
Overview: This guide has been developed thanks to funding from the Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research, by a collaboration between the Department of Sciences of the University of "Roma Tre", the "Montagne della Duchessa" Natural Reserve and the National Association of Teachers of Natural Sciences. The main purpose of this guide is to promote the use of the Natural Reserve by a large type of visitors and to disseminate knowledge...
AmaraValley, Asino Valley and Campetelli
by MaterNaturae on Jul 18, 2013
Lazio, Italy
Hiking | 7.3 miles
OVERVIEW This guide has been developed thanks to funding from the Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research, by a collaboration between the Department of Sciences of the University of "Roma Tre" and the "Montagne della Duchessa" Natural Reserve. The main purpose of this guide is to promote the use of the Natural Reserve by a large type of visitors and to disseminate knowledge about the botanical heritage of this valuable territory. As a result, different routes have been identified...
Crataegus_monogyna.JPG Photo
Fraxinus_ornus189.JPG Photo
Ulmus_minor(samare2).JPG Photo
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Sentieri 7 e 2: Cervarano, Sambuco e Sentiero dei Briganti
by MaterNaturae on Nov 26, 2013
Farnese, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 3.9 miles
Overview: This trip is included in a guide of the Selva del Lamone Natural Reserve. The guide is available at this link: http://www.everytrail.com/guide/cervarano-sambuco-and-briganti-pathThe guide has been developed thanks to funding from the Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research, by a collaboration between the "Selva del Lamone" Natural Reserve, the Department of Sciences of the University of "Roma Tre" and the National Association of Teachers of Natural Sciences (ANISN). The main purpose of this...
Alisma_159.JPG Photo
strada_romana_dopo_Mignattara163.JPG Photo
lacioneRonillo928.JPG Photo
Ranunculus_ficaria840.JPG Photo
Sentieri 4 e 3: Rofalco, Rosacrepante e Mignattara
by MaterNaturae on Jul 19, 2013
Farnese, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 3.5 miles
Overview: This trip is included in a guide of the Selva del Lamone Natural Reserve. The guide is available at this link: http://www.everytrail.com/guide/rofalco-rosacrepante-and-mignattaraThe guide has been developed thanks to funding from the Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research, by a collaboration between the "Selva del Lamone" Natural Reserve, the Department of Sciences of the University of "Roma Tre" and the National Association of Teachers of Natural Sciences (ANISN). The main purpose of...
Atocion armeria Photo
Cynoglottis barrelieri Photo
Cardamine chelidonia Photo
Cardamine chelidonia Photo
Amara Valley, Asino Valley and Campetelli
by MaterNaturae on Jul 27, 2013
Corvaro, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 4.0 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: moderateLenght: 3.3 Km (6.6 Km for round trip)Duration: 2.5 hours (5 hours for round trip)Altitudinal range: xxx metersBest time: June and JulyCrocus  dai  prova
Colutea arborescens Photo
Colutea arborescens Photo
Fagus sylvatica Photo
Fagus sylvatica Photo
Low Teve Valley
by MaterNaturae on Jul 18, 2013
Cartore, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 2.1 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: moderateLenght: 3.3 Km (6.6 Km for round trip)Duration: 2.5 hours (5 hours for round trip)Altitudinal range: 570 metersBest time: May and JuneGENERAL MORPHOLOGYThe origin of the Teve Valley is both tectonic (as a result of the separation between the southern "Velino-Cafornia" and the northern "Montagne della Duchessa" sectors), and glacial (due to the presence of glaciers during the Ice Age), and fluvial (as a result of the erosion made...
Vallone della Cesa Photo
Vallone della Cesa Photo
Vallone della Cesa Photo
Fagus sylvatica Photo
Cesa Valley
by MaterNaturae on Jul 18, 2013
Cartore, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 2.0 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: moderateLenght: 3 KmDuration: 3 hoursAltitudinal range: 560 metersBest time: JuneBOTANICAL DESCRIPTIONThe Cesa valley is a wide fluvial valley that since the last centuries serves as a connecting route between the agricultural areas of the Ruara valley and and the high-altitude grasslands around the Duchessa lake, allowing the spring ascent of livestock (horses, cows and sheeps) to the green pastures where they live in the wild by finding food and...
Colutea arborescens Photo
Colutea arborescens Photo
Prati di Cartore Photo
hayfield of Cartore Photo
Bocca di Teve
by MaterNaturae on Jul 18, 2013
Cartore, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 2.0 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: very easyLenght: 3 KmDuration: 2 hoursAltitudinal range: 60 metersBest time: June-JulyBOTANICAL DESCRIPTION"Bocca di Teve" is the name of the spectacular entrance to the Teve Valley, which is always visible from surrounding areas traveled by this short path that is very rich in interesting plants and habitat. Starting from Cartore takes the dirt white road that goes to the right of the large hayfield used by local farmers to produce...
Quercus cerris Photo
Quercus cerris Photo
Quercus cerris Photo
Quercus pubescens Photo
Bosco di Cartore
by MaterNaturae on Nov 11, 2013
Cartore, Latium, Italy
Hiking | 0.9 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: very easyLenght: 1.4 KmDuration: 60 minsAltitudinal range: 50 metersBest time: May and JuneBOTANICAL DESCRIPTIONThe "Bosco di Cartore" is an oak wood used by man for timber production. Until few decades ago the most part of cut wood was used as firewood, at present, however, the most part of it is used as a building material. The trees that dominate the forest are mainly oaks (Quercus cerris and Quercus pubescens),...
Acer campestre Photo
Acer campestre Photo
Acer obtusatum Photo
Acer obtusatum Photo
Ruara Valley
by MaterNaturae on Nov 12, 2013
Hiking | 2.5 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: very easyLenght: 3.4 KmDuration: 3 hoursAltitudinal range: 150 metersBest time: May and JuneBOTANICAL DESCRIPTIONThe Ruara valley is an ancient river valley that stretches in northwest-southeast direction, separating the high solpes of "Duchessa" mountains from the hills of St. Anatolia. Although both sides are made of limestone, the general appearance is very different. The south-western slopes of the valley are characterized by steep slopes and deep lateral fluvial incisions (such...
Quercus cerris Photo
Quercus pubescens Photo
Quercus pubescens Photo
Fagus sylvatica Photo
Cau di Cartore
by MaterNaturae on Nov 12, 2013
Hiking | 0.4 miles
GENERAL INFODifficulty level: very easyLenght: 0.8 KmDuration: 60 minsAltitudinal range: 150 metersBest time: May and JuneBOTANICAL DESCRIPTION"Cau di Cartore" is a karst sinkhole located in the southwestern slope of the Ruara Valley. Its extension is about 180 meters in diameter and it drops to about 50 feet deep, forming a basin with a characteristic "funnel" shape. Its particular shape causes a variety of microclimates cooler than the surrounding areas. In particular, within...