Guided tour

Palmi: Guided Tracciolino Trail Trek

Palmi: Guided Tracciolino Trail Trek

From US$ 60.85 per person

Set out on a guided trek on the Tracciolino trail that twists and turns along the north-eastern slope of Mount Sant'Elia in the town of Palmi.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • Discover the Tracciolino trail
  • Admire amazing views
  • Explore the beautiful nature of Palmi
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Immerse yourself in greenery on this guided trek along the Tracciolino trail in Palmi. Take in the panorama of one of the 12 straits in the world, the Straits of Messina, and relive some of the events of Greek mythology from the time of Ulysses.

Start from the panoramic peak of Monte Sant'Elia to begin the trek on a ring route along ancient passages and paths used over the centuries by smugglers, farmers, and animals. The route is about 7 km long and has an altitude variation of 300 meters.

Walk along a narrow and steep part of the trail until you reach a viewpoint, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Viola (Violet) Coast.

Admire the beauty of the various coves and beaches set among the cliffs and experience the colors and scents of the Mediterranean scrub reflected in the caribbean blue of these crystal-clear waters.

At the upper part of the trail, enjoy even more fantastic views. Continue until you reach an ilex grove and then return to the starting point.

  • Tracciolino trek
  • Aspromonte National Park official guide service
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the panoramic peak of Monte Sant'Elia. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour.

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What to bring

  • Packed lunch

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  • The itinerary is subject to change based on the guide's assessment
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