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A magnificent valley

It is almost impossible to describe this huge plateau, one thousand meters above the sea level and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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The plains are full of thistles. Also, don't forget to check out Piano Piccoló, it is a bit hidden... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Michal K
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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

It is almost impossible to describe this huge plateau, one thousand meters above the sea level and surrounded by the Sibillini mountains. Most of the peaks are over two thousand meters high and the highest one is Monte Vettore with 2.476 meters. The valley is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The plains are full of thistles. Also, don't forget to check out Piano Piccoló, it is a bit hidden. You can reach it from the mountain pass Norcia-Castellucio, arriving from Norcia, right when you reach the pass and glimpse the plains, you reach a crossroads,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Michal K
Reviewed 8 August 2018

"Piana di Castelluccio" is an amazing valley near Norcia city. in May and June you can see amazing colors of flowers which born. On that valley you can find the small village of Castelluccio. I think it's a fantastic place where you can go also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I've travelled in many places in the world but what i have seen in this Valley is something that i've never seen before. I was lucky to be in the best time of the flowering of poppies and lentils. Once you are down in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank antozas
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We recently detoured through Castelluccio and Norcia while driving from Ascoli Piceno to Spello. The road from Aquata Del Tronto to Castelluccio via Pretare was open, and seems to be at all times. The road from Castelluccio to Norcia (the SP477) appears to be open...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Castelluccio, together with Norcia and many other towns and villages of Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo, was hit hard by earthquakes in 2016. I went with a group of over 20 people and 5 mules to visit the village, camp and hike on the plain and surrounding...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Manuela C
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Piano Grande for a walk on the Monte Valleta. The Road from Norcia to Castelluccio has only been open since july 2017, after heavy damage caused by the earthquakes in 2016. We were devestated when we saw the closed (and guarded) remains...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Fjac2007
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have always been astonished to see the beauty and tranquilaty of mount Sibillini and Castellucio. In spite of what has happened there recently I will always travel there every year.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Pekka S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We visited three times, and had three different experiences. The first time, late May, we did a 4 hour hike around the large flat valley floor. It was a sensational experience, walking through acres and acres of wildflowers, buttercups, daisies, wild pansies, miniature daffodil and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank 2checkingout
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The pictures of this place don't do it justice. This whole area of meadows---with their palette of wildflowers---will take your breath away. But husbands/boyfriends be forewarned: your wife/girlfriend will not let you leave until they take hundreds of pictures...

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Paul K
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saxkath
14 May 2018|
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Response from KerlerMartin |
No! The Street from Norcia to Castellucio is daily open from 5.30 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. The Road from Castellucio to Castelsantangelo is still closed.
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Ron A
30 April 2017|
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Response from Pekka S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I didn't noticed your question earlier. I tried to look the latest news on Valverina website and they say it's still closed but I would recommend to ask the information when going to Norcia closer to your... More
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