Geological trekking of Portoferraio

Geological trekking of Portoferraio
Infopark of Portoferraio

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The Greeks called it "Porto Argoo," meaning "white," in the thirteenth century it was known as "Ferraja," and in the eighteenth century it was nicknamed "the Pink City"-all names that have to do with the rocks and the history of Portoferraio. We will start from the Ghiaie beach and explore first the upper part of the city, then the downtown streets and the Darsena Medicea. A geological walk through the historic center to discover the origin of the rocks that still form the foundations of the town and look at the monuments and buildings with new eyes, discovering what relationships can be triggered between man and his geological habitat.

Meet: 3 p.m. Info Park, Portoferraio.

Duration: 3 hours

Difficulty: easy

Cost: € 8 - reduced 5-12 years - free 0-4 years.

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