Routes through landscape and nature in the Valnerina
has a large stock of
really fantastic sceneries.
The valley where the river Nera
flows forms the whole surrounding area
by alternating wonderful valleys, forests and calcareous gorges. But with this
wonderful natural frame the scenic potential of the Valnerina doesn’t run out
In the immediate neighbourhood of Norcia
extend the “marcite
irrigated and frequently mowed fields which, thanks to the expert work of the
people who have learned over the time to dam and to channel the water coming to
light on the grassy mantle, yield up to ten hay crops a year.
Right outside the valley of the Nera, not
far from Norcia, spread out the spectacular Piani di Castelluccio
immense plateaus of tectonic and karstic origins, which rise up to 1500 meters
in height. The plateaus are cultivated in spring and offer very charming views
due to their characteristic carpets of flowers
, the "fiorita''
which fill the plateaus brightly with all the colours of the rainbow.
These sceneries are only a hint to other really fantastic experiences of nature
which the Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini
offers, an enormous
reserve at the foot of the Monte Vettore
and the Monte Sibilla
both of them peaks that rise over 2000 meters in height.
The Valnerina, the soul of Umbria
The part of Umbria
, which is
crossed by the river Nera
, is one of its most unpolluted and charming
places. The Valnerina
Food-and-Wine-Routes in the Valnerina
The gastronomic delicacies of the
Valnerina are like an echo of the natural beauties. We can find a really
surprising quantity of specialities in every par...
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