Routes from Versilia
Coves in the Camaiore country
In the days of warm summer not there is better than of beautiful and resting walks on camaioresi hills. And for the lovers of archaeology there are excursions in interesting places. The Academy of Mura describes eight routes to us.
Cove of the Penna:
Draft of two small coves. In one of this was found fragments of vase and two litici instruments of the eneolitico period (from 4.500 to 4000 years). On the flank the west of the mount Penna begins a path that catches up the ruins of an uncovered medieval village from the archaeological Group.
Cove of the Tamburone:
It is caught up through the path n.2 that it begins from the Coves of the Penna. It has an entry very big. An interment with funeral equipment constituted from fragments was recovered, two tips of arrow and a scraping worked on selce. The human rests find to you belonged to at least six person: four adults, a young person and a child. The path begins after the church of Metato and the easy route is from the Penna mount, then introduces some difficulties with features in rise. Time of distance: approximately 25 minuts for the coves of Penna and 45 for the Tambugione one.
We arriving through the path that it begins from the flour mill of Candalla. Easy distance, duration 55 minuts, much shady and coolness. The takeovers of Candalla were discoveries from the archaeological group of Camaiore in 1981 and go back ago to the age of the Bronze (from 3.500 to 3.000 years).
Cove of the Onda:
Reacheble with the path that leaves from Trescolli, over the country of Casoli, in 50 minuts on a distance much easy one. Today is also object of diggings from part of the direction of the Archaeological Museum. In this cove it has been recovered the Dna of the versiliese man.
Fifty minuts of route leaving from Trescolli through a enough easy path except some difficulty in the feature finish them. The cove was digging object since 1867 and in 1914 you the interment of one young and in one was recovered more ancient layer also of boneses of the speleo bear.
Hole of the Badger:
In twenty minuteren it is arrived to us leaving from Metato. A femore of a Neanderthaliano child of nine years was recovered you also who has been then object of study of the camaiorese paleontologist, professor Mallegni, of the University of Pisa, in a conference to Paris where it introduced the medical report.
Cove of the Tanaceto:
It is caught up leaving from Trescolli in 50 minuts. Easy route.Were recovered you human boneses (Two adults and two children) going back to 4.500 years ago. On the left side of the cove there is a large high limestone block a meter and 75 called the "Throne of the Pope". Perhaps he had sacral functions.
Buca del Corno:
Hole of the Horn:
From the House White woman, over the step of the Lucese, it is arrived to us in 10 minuteren. It was uncovered from the Archaeological group of Camaiore in 1978. In 1988 and 1989 two directed campaigns of digging from the Professor Mallegni were carried out in which years came to the light going back human boneses to 2500-1500 R-avanti Cristo, two daggers in branch, shells marine or small cylinder in bone of small cuttlefish used probably like element of necklaces.