In addition to naming the Capitals of Italian Culture in 2023 the cities of bergamo It is brescia are now connected by a 130 km trail full of nature and art.
A La Via Delle Sorelle or “The Way of the Sisters”, was inaugurated this year with the aim of uniting cities in a sustainable and immersive way.
The trail, which can be started in both Bergamo and Brescia, is divided into six stages, each 20 or 25 km long, which can be covered in six to eight days.
O route also passes through another 34 communes in which the idea is to promote a slow and sustainable tourism supported by a network of services and hospitality, including hotels, inns and restaurants.
Points of interest
Altogether, the trail crosses two world heritage sites recognized by Unesco : to the Venetian walls in the Upper Town of Bergamo fortification built from the 16th century with the purpose of defense, and the monastic complex of San Salvatore and Santa Giulia in Brescia remnants of the Lombard people in Italy.
Three areas of viticulture with controlled designation of origin are also covered on the way: Franciacorta , Valcalepio It is Moscato di Scanzo .
Works of art by Italian artists are also displayed along the route, where the aim is to transform the path into an open-air artistic space.
According to the management of the trail, the path also gives visibility to other communes by highlighting their more local heritage.
Trail enthusiasts must have a special €10 pass (about R$52). It identifies them as “hikers” and provides discounts on accommodation and food points along the route, as well as admission to the Torbiere del Sebino nature reserve, in the commune of Provaglio d’Iseo.
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Source: CNN Brasil
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