Sentieri di pietra (stone paths)
These hiking trails, winding through the valley bottom, are easy and ideal for families, children and seniors and are accessible in good weather at any time of the year. These trails allow you to admire the most attractive and interesting corners of the valley and to discover some historical and cultural aspects of the “Valmaggesi” people.
From Avegno to Prato Sornico, from Coglio to Cevio, from Maggia to Bosco Gurin, to discover rural villages' old centres and ancient churches, historical buildings and nature reserves, vineyards, frescoes, museums.
The "Sentieri di Pietra" have been created by the Organizzazione turistica Lago Maggiore e Valli with the cooperation of the APAV within the project "Vallemaggia pietraviva": an initiative by the association of local communes of the valley, with the aim of creating an image of the region based on stone; the main element of the natural landscape and of the one created by man.
For every path, there is a leaflet where it is possible to find the itineraries and useful information in Italian and German. These are available by request at the information desk in Maggia or for download at the following links.