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Excursion Naturonda along the stone city

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Distance 7 km
1:00 h
28 m
586 m
0 m
1,618 m
The città dei sassi is located on Passo Sella under the famous Sassolungo, it is a "city" with a lot of stones of different sizes which you can climb or walk around. Along the path you have an amazing view of the city and its surroundings.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
0 m
Lowest point
1,618 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.509331, 11.757403
DMS
46°30'33.6"N 11°45'26.7"E
UTM
32T 711540 5154334
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start from the Passo Sella bus stop and follow the signposts to Naturonda. You will come across Città dei sassi, resting at the bottom of the northern, vertical walls of the Sassolungo; continue on a jaw-dropping journey through a marvellous natural landscape. Information boards, placed along the walk, offer interesting titbits on local flora and fauna such as descriptions, food foraging and the habitat of wild foxes, rabbits and groundhogs living in Val Gardena. The boards also list interesting trivia on flora, geology and regional herbs. Return back on path number 526.

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Getting there

From Selva to the Sella pass. You can reach it either by bus 471 from Selva in direction to Passo Sella or by car until the parking place.

Coordinates

DD
46.509331, 11.757403
DMS
46°30'33.6"N 11°45'26.7"E
UTM
32T 711540 5154334
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Questions and answers

Question from Matteo Taci · May 24, 2021 · Community
COME RAGGIUNGERE LA CITTA DEI SASSI
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Answered by Barbara Orsi · May 24, 2021 · Community
Si può raggiungere dal Passo Sella o prendendo la cabinovia Ciampinoi da Selva e facendo una piacevole escursione.

Rating

3.7
(3)
Lorena Lambri
July 09, 2021 · Community
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Status
closed
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
28 m
Descent
586 m
Lowest point
1,618 m
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