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Fosso di Offeio

The little village of Offeio, hidden among the hills of Salto, it is perhaps the canon of the old Italian village of the past. It's little but still alive, and the locals perform the agro-forestry-pastoral activities that take place as always here. It is a fortified medieval village built on a rocky hill that overlooks the gorge of a little creek. Everything here inspires tranquility, evokes relaxation and serenity: no wonder if some of the locals are trying to promote Offeio as a tourist destination for everyone, based on walks (on foot or horseback) and the traditional cuisine.

And those who want to add a touch of sportiness and wild environment to their day in Offeio can go down through the Moat, which is the canyon below the village.

Name Fosso di Offeio
Area Lazio
Nearest village Offeio
Elevation loss 85 m
Length 350 m
Highest cascade 21 m
Rock Limestone
Shuttle No
Explored by Michele Angileri; march 20 2016


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That the country was alive and attentive to hiking activities it was clear from the curiosity aroused by this stranger who was walking with a big, eye-catching backpack. A guy greeted me and began to talk of tourism promotion activities he was holding with other villagers, of groups that they would lead the next days, of possible hiking routes. But when I explained what I was going to do that morning he stood quite incredulous: it's not possible he said, no one can pass there!. I know, I said, and that's why I'm here! in my backpack I have everything I need to pass where no one could to.
Later, while I was setting the rappel for entering the canyon, came a woman. She had seen me from a window of her house He had seen from the window of the house, and, intrigued, she had come to see what I was doing. We chatted briefly of mountain sports and outdoor activities that can be done in Offeio's countryside.

Well, my friends from Offeio, now you know: in Offeio there is also a canyoning route. It's nothing special, but there is, and you can see it in the photos and video that I publish on this page.
But bow that you know it, please do me and yourself a favor: take care of it. Tell your fellow citizens to stop throwing waste there.
And in case you needed help to remove some garbage from the canyon, know that I would be happy to be there!

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