Monte Vettore

  • South Ridge, Monte Vettore - © Wiki user
  • Monte Vettore e la Valle del Menocchia - © Flickr user Mariano Pallottini
  • © Flickr user Enrico Strocchi
  • Monte Vettore  - © corinasdavide
  • Monte Vettore  - © Flickr user pizzodisevo

Key information: Monte Vettore

  • The highest mountain in the Sibillini range, with stunning views.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating85
  • Beauty33
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest5
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points1
  • Total rating85
  • Note: Negs: Popularity

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 17km / 8 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude: 2,467m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

Monte Vettore e la Valle del Menocchia - © Flickr user Mariano Pallottini


The highest mountain in the Sibillini range, Vettore attracts plenty of walkers, but it is a stunning walk, with probably the best views in the entire range.

There are various routes, but the best walk up is the long path from Foce, which climbs valleys to highland pastures, then on up along ridges to the high summit. It passes the famous Lago di Pilato, where Pontius Pilate is said to have committed suicide, which is home to endemic little red shrimps.

1,580m of climb, so a long and demanding day.

See our Sibillini page for more general and practical information and photos.

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Monte Vettore  - © corinasdavide

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