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536 (former no. 4D) Fork 504 - Monesteroli

On foot         Great Interest: Panorama Great Interest: Hystory 
  • Forward time:   40 minutes
  • Return time: 1 hour/s 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: EE - For expert hikers
  • Length: 0.911 km
  • Difference in height: 408m

The trail sets off along trail 504 at the approximate height of 417 meters a.s.l., near a group of scattered houses. Descending easily down a cobbled muletrack, it meets trail 535 from Campiglia, with wich shares a stretch of about 250 meters on a gentle slope through vineyards. At about 259 meters a.s.l. the trails divide, and trail 536 keeps climbing down a stairway toward the hamlet of Monesteroli.


(photo by: PN Cinque Terre)
 

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The descent is extremely steep (although well-kept), with some 100% grade spots, this makes the path astonishingly panoramic, but those who suffer from vertigo are advised against this hike. Before arriving at Monesteroli, a tabernacle dedicated to Saint Pantaleon can be spotted along the trail. From the hamlet the descent to the sea is rugged and uneven due to landslides.

Points of Interest:

  • Localities crossed: Monesteroli
  • Architectural, historical and artistic Beauties: Monesteroli stairway called "Scala Grande"

More information at mappe.parconazionale5terre.it:

We remind you that the Cinque Terre National Park's trails must be always walked with good climatic weather conditions, with adequate shoes and only by persons having a good hiking experience.
Route 536 (former no. 4D) Fork 504 - Monesteroli
Route 536 (former no. 4D) Fork 504 - Monesteroli
(photo by: PN Cinque Terre)
 
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