The pagliare of Tione
One of the problems of the pagliare was the scarcity of water, and in the establishment of Tione it was solved placing a circular cistern in the center of the little settlement, with the purpose to collect rain water. The whole population of Tione migrated to the pagliare in summer, men, women and children, with the priest in front, who stayed with them for the care of the souls.
In his book "Stagioni al Sirente" Massimo Lelj describes the time of departure for the pagliare: "
- Altitude difference: 496 m
- Time going: 2:15-2:45 hours
- Time returning: 1:45-2:15
The not very visible path will take you to a wide crest, which you will cross, proceeding then to the right through a deep valley where you will enjoy an unforgettable panorama on the Pagliare of Tione and on the Piane di Iano. Here the itinerary goes downward into a wood and joins a dirt road in Val Cardora.
Continue to the right for about 1 km then take a muletrack on your left which will take you to a small pond. Proceed to the left following the border of the plateau, and climb up the steep slant that will take you to the Pagliare of Tione.
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