Brescian Alps. EDOLO. 39. Route. 227
enthroned with two sainta, Baptism of Chriat (1539); Romanino (CaUsto
Piazza í), Marriage of St. Catharine.
A pleasant excursión (2 hrs.) may be made viá the Convento dei
Cappuccini to the Santuario di San Giovanni, affording a fine view.
The dolomite ridge of the * Monte Guglielmo (6400 ft.) may be ascended
from Marone (p. 226) viá Cislano, near which are some interesting earth-
pyramids, and Zone (Alb. Almici) in 572-6 hrs., or from Pisogne (p. 226)
in 6-7 hrs.; just below the summit is a Rifugio (rfmts.). The superb
view embraces the lake, the Bergamasque Alps, the Adamello group, and
the mountains of the Val Trompia. The descent may be made viá Pezzoro
to (2-3 hrs.) Lavone, or direct to (5-6 hrs.) Gardone Valtrompia (p. 228).
From Lovere to Clusone viá Sovere (light-railway to Treacore and
Bergamo, see p. 216) and through the ravine (orrido) of Borlezza, aee p. 215.
The Road peom Lovebe to Edolo (light railway to Cividate,
see p. 225) leads through the wide Val Camonica, which is watered
by the Oglio. It is enclosed by lofty, wooded mountains, is well-
cultivated, and contains many castles. The dark rocks (verrucano)
contrast curiously with the light triassic formations.
2V2 M. Volpino, with large gypsum-quarries. — Near (7Va M.)
Coma our road joins the road from Pisogne (diligence see p. 228).
A route, diverging to the left, leads henee through the imposing
gorge of the Dezzo to Vilminore and Schilpario (see Baedeker's Eastern
Alps). — 8 M. Casino Boario (735 ft.; *Gr. Hót. des Thermes;
Alb. degli Alpinisti, R. 2-272, D. 3, pens. 6-8 fr.).
Near (1372 M.) Cividate, where the light railway ends, is a very
picturesque deserted monastery on the hill. Farther on we pass
through a ravine and cíoss the Oglio to —
16 M. Breno(1115ft.; Italia; Trattoria del Fumo; Caffe Leonardi,
with rooms), capital of the lower Val Camonica, with a ruined castle.
To the E. rises Monte Frerone (8770 ft.).
Beyond Breno, to the right, a little back from the road, lies the
village of Ceto, at the foot of the Pizzo Badile (7990 ft.). — Beyond
(22V2 M.) Capo di Ponte (1185 ft.; Alb. Ceseretti; Alb. Sant' An¬
tonio, plain; Osteria Apollonio) the scenery becomes sterner. —
26 M. Cedegolo (1395 ft.; Alb. all' Adamello-, Alb. della Posta;
Osteria Sanguini, well spoken of); 3072 M. Malonno (1770 ft.).
35V2 M. Edolo (2330 ft.; León d'Oro, well spoken of), a small
and picturesquely situated town (1700 inhab.), commanded on the
E. hy Monte Aviólo (9450 ft.).
At Edolo the road divides. The branch to the N. crosses the Tonale
Pass (6180 ft.) to Male, in the Val di Solé, and thence to San Michele, a
station on the Botzen and Verona railway (p. 26), or over the Mendei Pass
to Botzen. The road to the W. crossea the Passo d'Aprica (3875 ft.) to
Tresenda in the Val Tellina (p. 181; 18 M.; diligence twice daily in 4 hra.).
See Baedeker's Eastern Alps.
2. Val Trompia.
Steam Tramway from Breacia (starting at the rail, station) to (12 M.)
Gardone Valtrompia, in ca. I1/» hr. (fares 1 fr. 20, 90 c). — Ómnibus from
Gardone to (13 M., in 372hrs.) Collio. •— Motor-Car from the Hót. Mella
in Brescia to Collio in ca. 172 hr.