C7 – S. Marco Fort and Quarries

The paths of the districts among ancient paths, the Chapter estates of the Verona cathedral, the Red Verona marble quarries.
Must see
Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Church of Santa Cristina, Oratory of San Martino, the marble quarries of Gamberon and Lubiara.
Maximum altitude: 591 m
Difference in altitude: 406 m
Distance: 20,8 km
Time: Feet: 6 hours Bike: 2 hours
Il Percorso

 

 

 

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You start from the Caprino Veronese cemetery, turn left and at the roundabout to the right take the cycle path near the supermarket, then arrived in via I Maggio, continue to the intersection and then turn right. Continue along the sports area and you arrive on the provincial road.

Here you turn right and then take the second road on the right. Continuing on, you reach the historic center of San Martino.

 

 

Oratory of San Martino

Here is the homonymous Oratory, documented at least from the beginning of the 13th century as a chapel of the Parish ‘Annunciation; on the outside, other frescoes from the early 1300s show images of San Cristoforo and San Martino with the beggar. Continuing you reach the provincial road, here you turn right and then the first left towards the nucleus of Porcino known for the production of tiles. At the intersection, keep right and then immediately left, until you reach the asphalted road,

 

Panoramic Point

quindi si prosegue a sinistra fino ad arrivare in località Broieschi, il punto più alto del percorso.

Continuing through the woods, you descend towards Gamberon and Lubiara. In this area, for centuries the pulpolate has been dedicated to the extraction and processing of marble. Continue through the woods, descend towards Gamberon and Lubiara.

 

Fountain and washhouse of Lubiara

The route continues towards Ruina from which you can admire the valley of the Adige river. Following the signs you arrive on the provincial road, on the right you arrive in Località Zuane and at the traffic light you continue straight and then immediately right, from here you take the path that leads up to Ceredello where the church of Santa Cristina (6) is located. First testimony takes us back to the year 1221, when we talk about a church in Ceredello dedicated to S. Cristina, where a traditional fair was also held. Further on in via Palazzo you pass in front of the Casa dei Canonici from which a cycle of frescoes with a hunting scene has been torn that constitutes a very important testimony, an iconographic unicum in the Veronese pictorial panorama of the late Middle Ages.

 

Oratory of Santa Cristina

Continuing on the cycle path you will arrive at the starting point.