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The Cardeto ponds are located near the town of Gromo, whose medieval center has been included among the most beautiful villages in Italy
The Cardeto ponds are located near the town of Gromo, whose medieval center has been included among “the most beautiful villages in Italy” and as such it is definitely worth a visit. The tour offers a day in a water-rich environment and blueberries (the famous Cardeto blueberries).
By Gromo climb in the car until the town Ripa Bassa (859 m) where you can park your car. We take the path Cai 233 that begins with an agro-forestry-pastoral road to the right of the farm Burlandi.
Heading north on a forest road and trail pass through an area with cabins and meadows up to an altitude of 1200 m, where you enter a dense forest. After about 40 minutes we reach the hut nodule, soon after the trail leaves the vegetation and offers a wide view over the upper Val Seriana. We continue on the path CAI 233 starting to get around the slopes of Mount Madonnino and slowly gain altitude. Reached some clear indications on the rock we have two possibilities: taking the left (CAI path 233A) you turn towards the brand’s Cardeto Lakes while, go straight to the path leading up Portula, you get allaBaita Cardeto (View tab) (1850 m).