Palù di Giovo - Church of San Giorgio on the Strada della Rosa
Hiking with kids • Altopiano di Pine' and Valle di Cembra
Tour with an slight difference in height on paved dirt road that offers glimpses on the vineyard terraces of the Cembra Valley.
Distance 5.1 km
The tour allows to discover a typical village of Valle di Cembra caratterized from the square with fountain and storic washhouse and some examples of rural houses with barrel vaults and family cellar.
It develops on part of the ancient Strada della Rosa, the way that pilgrims and wayfarers traveled in the past to reach the village of Ville di Giovo with the Giovo Castle started from the plain of the Adige. The stately castle it also said "della Rosa" for the presences on the watchtower of the coat of arms engraved with a rose.
The itinerary alternates between woods and vineyards with stops points along the street. Reaches the small Church of San Giorgio in the Fraction of Mosana di Giovo, already mentioned like place of hermitage in 1369. Rebuilt in the 15th century, it was the destination of processions to invoke protection on the fields from frost, frost and wrinkles. The polygonal apse preserves two gothic windows in sandstone, while on the southern wall traces of a large frescoed Last Supper are visible. Giambattista Ghezzi di Faedo was the last hermit of San Giorgio. The hermitage was suppressed by the law issued by Joseph II in 1782.
Sit down and relax on the pench near the Church of San Giorgio admiring the panorama.
In Palù di Giovo it's a must a tasting at the Winery - Agritur Simone and a visit in the old part of the village where there's the ex Agritur El Volt.
Recommended walk especially in autumn, to appreciate the colours and live the experience of the harvest.
Along the path there's no refreshment points (there is only at the started point) therefore it's neccessary carry on along the path water and necessary provisions.
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Update: August 17, 2021
- Prepare your itinerary beforehand
- Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
- Choose suitable clothes and equipment
- Check the weather forecast
- Hiking by yourself is more risky; if this is the case, take a mobile phone with you
- Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
- If you are not sure about your itinerary, contact an Alpine Guide
- Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
- Do not hesitate in going back if you feel too tired
- In case of emergency call 112
Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.
Tips and hintsApT Piné Cembra
Getting thereProvenendo dall´autostrada A22 del Brennero, sia da sud che da nord, esci al casello di Trento nord (distanza dal casello km 22,5), percorri la S.S. 12 del Brennero in direzione nord fino al bivio di Lavis, per transitare poi sulla S.S. 612 Lavis - Castello di Fiemme che conduce fino alla Valle di Cembra e poi poco prima di Verla di Giovo prendere il bivio per Palù di Giovo.
ParkingVicino al palazzetto dello sport di Palù è disponibile un parcheggio gratuito da cui parte l'itinerario.
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Even on relatively short easy outings make sure to take all you need so you don't run into trouble if things take an unexpected turn, for example a storm blows up or you have a sudden drop in energy levels.
What you should have in your rucksack:
- water canteen (1L)
- snacks (e.g. mixed dried fruit or chocolate)
- First aid kit
- windproof jacket
- change of t-shirt and socks (in a plastic bag)
- make sure to wear or at least bring a pair of long trousers
- sun screen
- whistle to attract attention in an emergency
- emergency telephone number Mountain Rescue 112
Make sure you're wearing the right footwear for the trail and season. The going can get rough and rocky underfoot and a pair of hiking boots will protect you from sprains.
And finally... don't forget to bring your camera! You'll need it to capture the stunning views.
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