Farmhouse Elmo is located in a strategic position to visit with up to an hour's drive of the main sites of interest of Umbria and Tuscany, the proximity to the most beautiful cities of art such as Todi.
Spoleto, Assisi, Gubbio, Civita di Bagnoregio (the dying city) and Tuscany such as Pienza, S. Quirico d'Orcia, Montichiello, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Terme di Saturnia and many others, offers the opportunity to make day trips to the discovery of more natural and artistic beauty of the area.
For nature lovers, near the farm Elmo, you can make guided canoe through the gorges of the Forello, mountain bike trails through the woods dell'Elmo, canyoning in the gorge of PRODO - Ditch the Sample excursion caving in the cave, mountain-bike to the Park of the seven Friars on Mount Peglia the equipped path along the ditch of the Bath (via ferrata with a small chance of getting cavities that are located along the ditch).
THE RING OF ELMO
Hiking Trail - San Venanzo - Orvieto
Is one of the most important biotypes Orvieto, characterized by a primary forest with extensive oak woods in purity. The hiking path runs through the heart of Elmo in Orvieto, Ficulle and Parrano, on a historic street to the left of Chiani, at the Kalends ditch. The complex topography and hydrography of the area with ditches at times savage who descend from Mount Melonta, Burnt by Poggio and Poggio Porosaio, determine an ideal environment for the presence of wildlife.
All around you can admire a landscape of ancient beauty, outside of any sign of human settlement.
The itinerary for its characteristics is perhaps best suited to horses and hikers MTB trails. Draw a ring very varied and of great inii-n-ssi-and inside the protected area of Elmo, one of the finest habitats of the entire () i The main feature is the presence of holm oak that form true but 'purity.
time: 5.30 hours approx. difference: + 550 m - 540 m
Difficulty: E, MTB: easy / medium
marking: white-red trail and tables in the course of installation, the |
coincides with a sudden crossing of the Two Lakes (tables).
Recommended season: all year round and avoid the rainy periods
Features: on dirt roads (70%), paved (10%) and path (2 () '/
area, and in the woods; attention to the orientation
At a junction at km 8 of the Provincial Mommo at Villa Valciilmi turn left on road in the direction of San Marino, Frattaguida, leakage due to expansion-'the Cerquosino, we arrive at the mill Fruga (ruins in the bed of the ditch'. them 408 meters), where you take a wide dirt road uphill. After the Fosso Mo Melonta, continue in the direction of Case Cittina. I crossed the village, continue on the dirt road to get to Case Casalicchio and then: i (56 () m) or in a panoramic position. Pomontone reached (578), the Ideas for routes i <wide curve along the south-south-west ridge of the Monti-(623m). Here the route again on gravel road offers views of the aerial suH'inlen Peglia the valley below Chiani, until Cetona and Amiiila. the centrality is one of the most interesting viewpoints Orvieto. The belvedere crosses the flat ridge between cultivated fields, pastures for vacclu-(and groves. Started the descent, continue on the edge of the ridge (view Siili: Orvieto) up to a gate near the junction for Podere Paganino exceeds onto a forest road with no access to vehicles which descends down into the woods to the river bed Chiani (180m). dell'Elmo We are the Woods, in a rare ilex climax, almost pure. Manli in the left side, take an obvious dirt track (part of the "Two-Beams Lakes" trail-2e) that leads into the valley. Past the Fosso di-Pian of the House just before you come to a fork (220m) to the left with UH that climbs steeply up through the woods Houses in Pratelle and Palombara (48 () m.) The short Poggio New House (511 m), at the junction of departure.