The castle in the cave
|(CH 1903)||E 736873||N 76909||H 750.0|
|(WGS 84)||Long. 9.200||Lat. 45.830|
Naturalistic, Landscape, Archaeological
“Alpe del Vicerè” (903 metres, ample parking) can be reached by car or on foot from Albavilla. An easy dirt road begins at “Alpe del Vicerè”, leading down to the Buco del Piombo in about 45 minutes. Also from Albavilla, starting from Piazza Fontana, you can drive and follow the signs reading “Trattoria Alpina – Buco del Piombo” and park at the location “Zoccolo”. A level walk in the woods leads to the cave in about 20 minutes.
From the car park of Villa Amalia you can take the path which starts at Trattoria Cà Nova (via de Castani) and comes out ten metres from the entrance of the cave. For experienced hikers, the walk takes about 50 minutes.