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Botte Donato is a mountain in the Calabria region of southern Italy.[1] It is part of the La Sila mountainous plateau (specifically the Sila Grande sub-range) and is the highest peak in the range at 1,928 meters in height. The mountain is within Sila National Park and the province of Cosenza. To the north of the mountain are the lakes Lago di Cecita and Lago di Ariamacina and to the south is the lake Lago Arvo.[2]

Botte Donato
Botte Donato impianti di risalita vista dalla strada delle vette.jpg
Highest point
Elevation1,928 m (6,325 ft)
Prominence1,307 m (4,288 ft)
Coordinates39°17′05″N 16°26′50″E / 39.28472°N 16.44722°E / 39.28472; 16.44722Coordinates: 39°17′05″N 16°26′50″E / 39.28472°N 16.44722°E / 39.28472; 16.44722
Botte Donato is located in Italy
Botte Donato
Botte Donato
Parent rangeApennines


  1. ^ Hammond World Atlas (6 ed.). Hammond World Atlas Corporation. 2010. p. 54. ISBN 9780843715606.
  2. ^ The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World (13 ed.). London: Times Books. 2011. p. 78 K5. ISBN 9780007419135.