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Il ponte del diavolo

87010 Civita, Italy
+39 080 480 1492
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Impressive gorge.

As we were lodging in the hotel just above the gorge, we managed to get there early in the morning... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Barcelona, Spain
What a Hike!!

We hiked down to the Devil's Bridge from Civita... felt like it was straight down! Fantastic views... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Aiken, SC
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“the river” (3 reviews)
87010 Civita, Italy
+39 080 480 1492
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

As we were lodging in the hotel just above the gorge, we managed to get there early in the morning (the sun didn't reach the bottom yet), so we were alone. Nice walk up the stream and refreshing bath in under a waterfall. When we...More

Thank jvalls19
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We hiked down to the Devil's Bridge from Civita... felt like it was straight down! Fantastic views and worth the effort! Thankfully, our guide had a 4x4 come down to take us back to the town! Don't think we would have made it back up...More

Thank TravlinWee
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I saw the bridge from above: it is impressive and the legends surrounding its constructions are funny! What is really wonderful is the opportunity to explore the river below (Gole del Raganello is called the attraction), thanks to canyoning experiences. There are several organizations with...More

Thank Salgari7777
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Hike down a zig-zag incline from the center of town to the bridge for a view of the gorge and shallow Ranganello river. If you don't want to make the climb back up, there is a jeep type vehicle available.

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The well maintained paved route down took about an hour taking it slowly and a bit longer going back (stopping off for a drink at the cafe about half way up. Take plenty of water. Took a picnic down and went below the bridge down...More

Thank RoseBz
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Worth the long descent on an excellent stairway, but a tough climb back out, although retrieval via 4-wheel drive is possible. The gorge is a seismic canyon, not erosion caused, and is located at the base of an impressive cliff wall. Bridge was rebuilt after...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a must-do in Civita. The canyon is spectacular viewed from town or from the Devil's Bridge. It is quite the walk down on stone stairs. Without knowing for sure how far we would go, we hiked downstream from the bridge on the town...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

You can go there on foot or by car. It's a fantastic place in Civita. You should do canyoning there with Roberto de Marco...

1  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We in the area call this our "little Grand Canyon", and I have to say that some of the views are impressive. One of the big differences with the original one in Arizona and Utah is the fact that in the US you can comfortably...More

1  Thank realworldtraveller
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Il ponte del diavolo is reached by a long walk downhill, parts of which are very steep with no steps. But if I can do it, anybody can! Just be sure to arrange a return trip back up to Civita with a 4x4 vehicle. There...More

1  Thank Retirada
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