Pollino National Park
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From the inhabitated centers of Civita and San Lorenzo Bellizzi it is possible to reach the most suggestive points of the eastern
mountain side: the larger woods of beech trees of Fagosa, the Hill of San Loranzo with its rocky walls of around 800 meters
high, which rises directly from the water of the Raganello stream; the Barile and Raganello gorges, rocky canyon run by
crystalline water, became one of the most desired tourists destination and hikers, that starting from the Devil's bridge, in the
Civita surroundings, reclimb the stream bed to discover ravines, cyclopean rocks and marvellous gardens, surrounded by
above 100 meter rock walls.
On the city-state of Cerchiara of Calabria, San Lorenzo Bellizzi and Civita are centered the most interesting spelaerological
areas, like the Bifurto Abyss, with a depth of 683 mts. is actually classified on the eighteenth position between the deepest
abyss of Italy, or the Owl Cave, the biggest in Calabria and in part unexplored or the Ninfee Cave, from where the sulphureous
water gushes at 50░, used to thermal care. Those and other marvels are offered by the Pollino, superb guardian of the last
edges of a mysterious and selvatic land, covered with ancient forests, furrowed with very deep valleys, surrounded by
marvellous summits, and animated with traditions, rituals and people customs arrived from millenary cultures.
At Pollino, there is tourist accommodation available in hotels, farm holiday, farmhouse, residence self-catering accommodation, b&b, rooms for rent, holiday homes, camp sites and tourist villages.