The nature trails and itineraries in the green soul of Abruzzo
Region on the sea with a green soul. A third of Abruzzo is occupied by nature reserves, 3 national parks, a regional park and protected areas.
A unique heritage for biodiversity, thanks to which Abruzzo has received the title of "Green Region of Europe".
Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park
The Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park includes three mountain groups, including the highest peak in the Apennines, the Corno Grande (2912 meters) and the only glacier in Southern Europe, the Calderone.
With its surprising variety of landscapes and ecosystems, the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga Park is home to the wolf, bear, golden eagle, hawk and chamois. The floristic and botanical variety of the park is also surprising: from the adonids, yellow flowers that grow only here to the edelweiss of the Apennines. And still firs, chestnuts, beeches that alternate with cultivated fields and fruit trees.
The park also includes small towns and ancient villages, abbeys, castles, churches and archaeological sites in a suggestive natural setting in which man integrates perfectly with nature.
Itineraries and Naturalistic Routes in the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga Park
Majella National Park
Mountain Park, the "Sacred" Mountain, Wolf Park and Bear Park. Park that celebrates the Majella, the "Mother Mountain", which, for its harshness and grandeur and at the same time, for the hospitality of its caves, ancient places of spiritual recollection of many hermits, enchanted Silone and Pope Celestino V, who here he took refuge to devote himself to faith.
Over 60 mountain ranges alternate with beech forests, valleys, plateaus and maple woods, populated by wolves, bears, chamois, deer, golden eagles and peregrine falcons, in a landscape where you can rediscover your harmony with nature.
Itineraries and Naturalistic Routes in the Majella National Park
Abruzzo National Park
Park of the Marsican bear, the chamois of Abruzzo, the golden eagle and the Apennine wolf.
The Abruzzo National Park is among the oldest in Italy, and with its 50,000 hectares, it includes 25 municipalities.
Immersed in an enchanting landscape, between mountain ranges, streams and rivers, the park is characterized by the presence of a great variety of flora and fauna, in a succession of villages, towns, valleys and castles, witnessing a real symbiosis between the works of man, the animal species and the most unspoiled nature.
Do not miss a visit to the Wildlife Museums of the Apennine Wolf, the Chamois of Abruzzo and the Marsican Bear, to discover the habits and life of animals that have always been a symbol of the Park and of curiosities and legends handed down over the years.
Itineraries and Naturalistic Routes in the Abruzzo National Park