Faver, Ponciach

Faver, Ponciach

Distance from Segonzano around 5 km on country road number 101 (across the Cembra valley) or 4 km on foot along the Castello-Cantilaga-Corvaia road (wearing comfortable shoes). A characteristic Cembrano village situated along the Avvoltoio mountain slope (1228 m). An active center, which enjoys a mild climate and is dedicated to vine cultivation and artisan trades. The Church of Saints Filippo and Giacomo which following the fire started by the French completely destroyed it in 1796, was re-built in 1853 and subsequently renovated. The church was originally built on the site where there is now the priest’s house on the side of the present church. Further down the main road, towards Cavalese, there is the junction, that leads to “Ponciach” (km 3.5 1528 m). A vast view on the Cembra Valley. The water divide between the Cembrani mountains and the Adige Valley it full of swamps, marshes and bogs from ancient lake basins. The famous “Europa 5” path, passes here and arrives in Venice from Lake Costanza in Germany, making an impressive course along the Alps and the Cembra Valley. (ask hotel).
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