3rd stage: Stories of walls and fortresses

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Our third stage starts in Scilla, the pearl of our trek and a place steeped in history, which, together with the opposite Charybdis, is closely linked to the mythical figure of Odysseus. In this sea and at this point, Odysseus has been confronted with natural forces embodied by two cruel sea monsters. The path is challenging from the start and leads first through terraced vineyards and then through a thick forest with Mediterranean scrub. We leave Scilla and the sea behind us to reach a path that leads us to Fiumara after various ascents and descents and past old walls and fortresses.


Fact sheet:

Municipalities: Scilla, Campo Calabro, Fiumara

Difficulty level: medium

Start: 0 m above sea level

Target: 221 m above sea level

Maximum altitude: 467 meters above sea level

Minimum altitude: 0 meters above sea level

Difference in altitude: 757 m up, 578 m down

Hike from Scilla to Fiumara

Walking time: approx. 6/7 hours

Drinking water: at the departure and at the arrival

Clothing: adapted to the season, long trousers recommended

Catering: picnic