Faito MountainThe mountain on the sea
Distance : 6 km
Elevation gain : 360m↓360m↑
Details: Campo del pero ‐ Casa del Monaco – Conocchia – Acqua Santa – Campo del pero
Difficulty: T/ E
Path type: mule tracks, paths on stone and dirt paths
In the woods of Faito, so called because of the extensive beech woods, all possible paths pass on the giant mountains, Lattari, a record that shares not only in the alpine, but in the different and natural environments. It is the ” mountain on the sea”, or rather the gulfs (Naples and Salerno): a real treasure of biodiversity protected by the Lattari Mountains Regional Park. Beyond the forest cover there is the priceless descent to S. Maria del Castello, a hamlet between the worldly Positano and the industrious Vico Equense.
Botany: wood of beech tree, black pine, typical beech tree vegetationwood of beech tree, black pine, typical beech tree vegetation.
Fauna: birds of prey (kestrel, peregrine falcon, buzzard, raven,..) migratory and sedentary birds and insects, butterflies , reptiles( lizards,toads , harmless snakes ) small mammals
Natural landscape interests: panoramic 360 degree view from the Molare peak.