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Monte Velino

Monte Velino, 67050 Massa d'Albe, Province of L'Aquila, Italy

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About Monte Velino

Monte Velino is one of the highest mountains of Central Italy with an altitude of 2487 meters. It belongs to the Appenino Centrale Group close to the boundary between Lazio and Abruzzo Regions. Its calcareous structure is easily recognizable from all the most important summits in Abruzzo and Lazio, and with good weather conditions, its shape can be seen even from Rome.


Attractions near Monte Velino

Rifugio Sebastiani3.31km from Monte Velino

The Vincenzo Sebastiani refuge is a mountain refuge located in the territory of the municipality of Rocca di Mezzo, on the Abruzzo Apennines, in the province of L'Aquila, in the Velino-Sirente mountain range.  A frequent destination for ski hikers and ski mountaineers in winter, and for trekking hikers in summer as well as starting point for numerous summer and winter excursions to the Velino massif

The Montagne Della Duchessa regional nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the mountainous territory of the Montagne Della Duchessa, entirely included in the territory of the municipality of Borgorose, in Cicolano, in the province of Rieti. Established with Regional Law 70/90 and extended for about 3500 hectares, it is part of the system of Protected Areas of the Lazio Region, with the eastern and southern border which coincides with the regional border of the neighboring regionA

Area archeologica di Alba Fucens8.15km from Monte Velino

Alba Fucens, the ancient Roman city at the base of Monte Velino (Province of Aquila), is an archaeological jewel that one should most definitely explore. In fact, the ruins that emerged from excavations initiated by Fernand De Visscher in 1949 are truly remarkable. It is chiefly remarkable for its finely preserved fortifications and so more.

Piani Di Pezza8.5km from Monte Velino

The Piani di are a highland glacial and karst -alluvionale located in ' Abruzzese Apennines, in Abruzzo , in the province, within the territory of the town of Rocca di Mezzo, embedded in the Sirente-Velino Regional Natural Park . From the surrounding mountains you can enjoy a wide Apennine panorama. The Piani di are a highland glacial and karst -alluvionale located in ' Abruzzese Apennines , in Abruzzo , in the province , within the territory of the town of Rocca di Mezzo, embedded in the Sirent

Monte Magnola Impianti s.r.l9.26km from Monte Velino

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.

Campo Felice S.p.A.9.38km from Monte Velino

Campo Felice is a beautiful karstic plateau in the central Appennines, included in the province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, central Italy. It is geographically bounded by the Velino-Sirente chain, with the other plains of Piani di Pezza and Altopiano delle Rocche located nearby. Campo Felice is situated at some 1500 m above the sea level, and has the shape of a basin. Vegetation is scarce, mostly composed by beech woods in the surrounding mountains slopes.

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Most of the region is mountainous or hilly. The few small coastal harbours have little economic importance for fishing or commerce. One of the famous greenish areas in Italy are here.