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A tough hike but a 'must see'

Climbed to Lac Melo and then on to Lake Capitello today (au 5th 2016). Weather started... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2016
julianc112
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Newbury, United Kingdom
Lac de Capitello - another stumming Lake from the Restonica Valley

If you're feeling energetic you can climb up to Capitello from Lac de Melo. Here the scenery is... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2015
James e
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Oct 6, 2017
“Nice lake, but ...”
Dec 31, 2016
“Spectacular but for seasoned walkers”
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

It is a heavy climb fro Lake Melo, suitable only for fit people. Great colours and views both of Capitello and of Melo. Be aware of cooler temperature and quickly changing weather.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

The Lac du Capitello is a decent walk from the car park at the top of the gorge (pay a small fee). The trail is rocky and rough most of the way and there are a couple of short sections of scrambling using cables for...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Climbed to Lac Melo and then on to Lake Capitello today (au 5th 2016). Weather started tenperamentally with rain but cleared in the end to to glorious sunshine. Climbed to Lac du Melo (about an hour from the highest car park £6 per car at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank julianc112
Reviewed September 4, 2015

If you're feeling energetic you can climb up to Capitello from Lac de Melo. Here the scenery is even more stunning and often there's still snow by the Lake even in August !

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank James e
Reviewed December 5, 2014

Well worth pushing on from the lower lake (Melo ?) esp. if the weather is good. If not too cold find a quiet spot and take in the atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

When the woman at our hotel suggested this hike, she made clear - and then reiterated - this is a hike, not a walk. She wasn't kidding. Because of a washed out bridge, the "official" hike starts after about a 20 minute, well, hike through...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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