Miane has some lovely trails for walking enthusiasts, and probably none are more interesting than the Via dei Mulini. It's also called the Via dell'Acqua; it follows the Rujo stream up through a valley that once held a dozen water-driven mills, hence the name "mulini" and "acqua".

Departing from Cison di Valmarino, a frazione of Miane, it runs along the stream and winds through woods to the Valley of San Daniele, passing old mills and their hydraulic workings that show a sort of "industrial archeaology" of a past way of life.

The trail starts in the Piazza of Cison and crosses the beautiful medieval Ponte dei Sassi bridge. The well-marked path offers beautiful natural scenery and interesting sights along the way, with fountains, canals, and the accoutrements of the mills. It's all accompanied by the gurgling sounds of the water and the scents of woods.

It is a fairly easy walk of 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) and is well signed. You can find a map here.

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Address in Miane:

Cison di Valmarino.

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