Sentiero di Supina
"Sentiero di Supina"
From the car park in Cecina go along Via Cecina and into the historical centre. After about 150 mt., just before the archway, go up the staircase on the left and then climb a dirt lane(1) as far as Via Caronte in Cussaga.Turn right at the votive shrine and walk among olive groves along the lane named Via Cussaga . After about 80 mt. keep to the left to Stignaga. Go straight on along the Bassa Via del Garda as far as Scarpera, then climb on to the left as far as Cervano. Pass the hamlet and continue until you get to the votive shrine dedicated to Our Lady of the Angels. After 50 mt. go up to the left as far as the small Church of Our Lady of Supina dating back to the 15th century(2).
Go downhill on the right and then left as far as Località Zenner, continue keeping to the right to Mornaga. The route takes you along a dirt lane offering an enchanting view over the golf courses, then past the votive shrine of the Black Saint, dedicated to S.Augustine of Ippona, and back to the village of Cecina, from where you reach the car park.
1 Path used in the past by the inhabitants of Cecina going to the Sanctuary of Supina on pilgrimage.
2 The interior consists of a nave with an apse and two side chapels; the ceiling features 72 painted wooden panels. You can also admire the wooden statue of Our Lady, dating back to the 15th century.