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Il Sentiero delle 4 Valli

The four Valley trail is a beautiful hiking trail, about 50 km long, that starts at Breglia, a small mountain village, 7 km above Menaggio and leads through 4 different valleys: the Val Sanagra, Val Cavargna, Val Rezzo and Valsolda ending at Dasio, a little town situated above S. Mamete on Lake Lugano. The trail is divided into 3 sections. The first one leads from Breglia to Malé and is 13 km long, the second section starts at Malé and ends at Cavargna and is about 19 km long, and the third leads from Cavargna to Dasio (13 km).
You can walk each of these sections as a day-excursion, or you can hike for three days, spending the night at one of the “locandas” you find at the end of each section.
The trail follows a mean height of about 1000 m and reaches its highest point of 1400 m at Alpe Coloné in Val Cavargna; it is marked by red-white-red signs with a number 3 crossed with a red stripe. The times indicated in the description are for experienced hikers. The ideal time of the year for this hike is from May till the end of October.

Available maps: “Carta Topografica Escursionistica” by the Comunità Montana Alpi Lepontine scale 1:25.000, or the“Kompass map n° 91”scale 1:50.000.
 


Il Sentiero delle 4 Valli