Walser tour – Otro valley

 

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Easy route for everybody that from the center of Alagna brings you to discover the suggestive Walser villages in Otro valley.
The ascent, long about one hour, cross the hardwood forests till the first village, Follu. Going on 30 minutes across the verdant meadows it’s possible to reach before Dorf and then Scarpia.
The descent lasts about one hour across the coniferous forests till to reunites to the path of the ascent.
Sights:
• The architecture of the ancient Walser houses;
• The hardwood and coniferous  forests;
• The lifestyle in the alp;
• The floury meadows;
• The Madonna of the snow little church;
• The north side of the White Horn.
Level: easy
Walking time: 2 hours 1/2
Ascent: 560 m
Length: 6.3 km
Max altitude: 1720 m s.l.m.
Totel time: from 4 to 6 hours
Lunch: packed or at Zar Senni refuge
Ideal period ottimale: from May to October
Outfit: light trekking shoes, backpack, waterproof jacket, sweatshirt, water bootle.

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