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Great Autumn Forest and Lake views

The pdf you download when clicking on the website is a rough guide, and not very accurate, some... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Kerobokan, Indonesia
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Lovely walk

Kids wanted to explore and had read abouth this route previous to going. Lovely and delightful. The... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The pdf you download when clicking on the website is a rough guide, and not very accurate, some misspellings, but that makes it an adventure. The path is ancient in parts, and rough in parts, but I enjoyed it very much. Very old churches along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2han
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Took the train from Milan to Stresa, and walked to Belgirate. The walk itself is ok, but lacks any stunning views. Still worth doing as the path is lush and green

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brenton K
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We began the route from Belgirate to Stresa ( took a taxi-about 20 euros) and I believe that it was the right choice. I didn't find that the route is clearly marked. Several times we were really confused where to go. If you are visiting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank rebekka2001
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Kids wanted to explore and had read abouth this route previous to going. Lovely and delightful. The views were well worth the steep uphill walk in places. We didn't walk all the way to Belgrite as you can always stop and come back when you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Debbie S
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Not sure if we went off track or not but it took nearly 3 hours. Felt like an amazon adventure. Recommend you take plenty of water and mosquito repellent. Took cheap bus ride back to Stresa

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jolie H
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This is walk L2 and a leaflet can be obtained from tourist information at the ferry terminal in stresa. However is very well sign posted. We started the walk in Stresa turning right up a street beside a bar with Gigi on a sign opposite...More

Date of experience: June 2017
6  Thank ianatcambridge
Reviewed December 3, 2016

a wonderful way to discover the hamlets and countryside away from the sophisticated cosmopolitanism of the jetset lakeside towns... 3-4 hours. 11 kms. Moderate with some steep sections. I did it in trainers, but id recommend others, especially if its wet to take some sturdy...More

Date of experience: October 2016
7  Thank Jethro672
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We did this walk mid October and found the trail easy to follow as the markers had recently been repainted. It is not a leisurely stroll, good walking shoes are recommended, if you are reasonably fit then you should be o.k. The walk takes about...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Anne P
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We took the Chestnut Route on a nice October afternoon. Someone had recently marked the trail, so we had no trouble keeping on it once we found it. This is more strenuous than "tourist", but you can take your time. Good shoes are important as...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Layne M
Reviewed October 6, 2016

More strenuous than the "tourist" rating suggests. You'd need good walking shoes at least. Views of the lake are rare, because of course you're in a wood.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Teithwyr
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Train would be better