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Scent of larch: the collection of turpentine

A precious resin extracted from the tree

20
Activity time 2 hours and 30 minutes
Participants min. 2 - max. 15
15 June - 07 September 2024
each Saturday - 3:00am - 5:30pm
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Walk through the woods of Val di Pejo with a local guide. You will be able to witness the ritual of collecting the turpentine, the precious resin extracted from the larch trunck. Similar to honey in consistency and color, but completely different and with natural healing powers.

THINGS TO KNOW

“Largaiòl”, an activity passed down from father to son: the extraction of the turpentine called “largà”.

ABOUT US

Experience organized by the Pejo3000 Tourist Consortium in collaboration with the mountain guides, professional experts who will introduce you to many curiosities, stories, and legends of our mountains.

Experience Info

  • Family-friendly
  • Half-day activity
Purchase experience

3 reasons

why it's worth it

1
Immerse yourself in the scents of the forest in Val di Pejo in the heart of the Stelvio National Park
2
Witness the extraction of the precious larch resin and learn its many uses and benefits
3
Learn about the secrets of the forest, the local traditions, the techniques and tools for collecting the turpentine taught by a guide

Consorzio Turistico Pejo3000

Purchase experience

Experience Info

  • Family-friendly
  • Half-day activity

Calendar

15.06.2024 - 07.09.2024 3:00am - 5:30pm
Each saturday

Where

Peio - Cogolo - Information Office

Map

Experience Info

All the info you need

Price

Adult € 20

Children up to 13 years old € 10

Adult € 20

Children up to 13 years old € 10

Activity time

2 hours and 30 minutes
2 hours and 30 minutes

number of participants

Minimum 2 - Maximum 15 participants
Minimum 2 - Maximum 15 participants

Register before

Prebook required the day before by 6:00 pm

Prebook required the day before by 6:00 pm

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Walk through the woods of Val di Pejo with a local guide. You will be able to witness the ritual of collecting the turpentine, the precious resin extracted from the larch trunck. Similar to honey in consistency and color, but completely different and with natural healing powers.

THINGS TO KNOW

“Largaiòl”, an activity passed down from father to son: the extraction of the turpentine called “largà”.

ABOUT US

Experience organized by the Pejo3000 Tourist Consortium in collaboration with the mountain guides, professional experts who will introduce you to many curiosities, stories, and legends of our mountains.

Nel bosco | © Archivio APT Val di Sole - Ph Tommaso Prugnola
Alberi Valpiana | © Archivio APT Val di Sole - Ph Giacomo Podetti
WHAT WE PROVIDE

With a local guide you will be able to witness the ritual of collecting the turpentine, the precious resin extracted from the larch tree.

SUITABLE FOR

Activity suitable for everyone.

EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING

Wear mountain clothing, bring a backpack, a water bottle, and a pair of shoes with good soles (preferably hiking boots).

WHERE

COGOLO - Information Office if the itinerary is in the Celentino area
PEIO FONTI - Information Office if the itinerary is in the Covel area
You can reach the meeting point with your own car. Travel with your own means.

IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER

In case of bad weather, the activity will be canceled.

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