Monte Sirente, 67029 Secinaro, Province of L'Aquila, Italy
About Monte Sirente
The Monte Sirente is the top highest of a short mountain range of ' Abruzzese Apennines, including in turn in the chain of Sirente and the homonymous Regional Park Sirente: included among the sites of community interest in Abruzzo, it mainly falls within the territories of the municipalities of Celano, Rocca di Mezzo, Ovindoli, Secinaro, Aielli, and Gagliano Aterno.
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Sirente-Velino Regional Park, among the largest and most important parks in Italy, is the one and only regional park in Abruzzi. It is an enchanting natural setting alternating gentle and relaxing landscapes with steep rocky walls and an ideal habitat for the most interesting flora and fauna living in Central Italy. It is a great example of history since its towns preserve temples, castles, towers, and medieval evidence surrounded by extraordinary natural features.
The Val d'Àrano is a mountain valley located in the municipality of Ovindoli, in Abruzzo, included in the Sirente-Velino regional natural park and indicated, together with the Aielli-Celano gorges and the Serra, among the sites of community interest of Abruzzo. The small mountain valley, included in the protected territory of the Sirente-Velino regional natural park , is located in the municipality of Ovindoli, in Abruzzo.
Castello Piccolomini is a Middle Ages-Renaissance castle in Balsorano, Province of L'Aquila. The castle was built by Antonio Piccolomini, nephew of pope Pius II, in 1460. Now it is a hotel and it has been used as a location for several Italian films. It has an irregular pentagonal plan with circular towers at each corner. The building is in stone and the main entrance is through the surrounding park. The internal courtyard is L shaped with a well in the middle.
The Mount Magnola is a mountain belonging to the mountain range of the mountains of Magnola on the eastern side of the mountain Sirente homonymous Regional Nature Park of ' Abruzzese Apennines. It is home to the homonymous ski resort of Ovindoli. One of the nice trekking and skiing destination and also other neighboring areas of naturalistic interest are Mount Faito and Pizzo di Ovindoli.
The valley of the Aterno identifies the valley, located in the northern part of the province of L'Aquila, in Abruzzo, largely coinciding with the hydrographic basin of the Aterno river, that is, it runs from its source, located in the Monti dell ' massif. Alto Aterno in the territory of Montereale, until it enters the Pescara river near Popoli. One of the good trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time here.
Oratory of San Pellegrino is located in Bominaco, a hamlet not far from Caporciano, in the province of L’Aquila. It was probably commissioned by Abbott Teodino in 1263 – as attested by the inscription on the back wall of the structure – and was dedicated to martyr Saint Peregrine. This Romanesque-style building actually has inner walls covered in wonderful frescoes, considered amongst the most representative of Medieval Gothic style, at par with the ones in the nearby church of Santa Maria ad C
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