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Stiffe Caves

Via Del Mulino Stiffe, 2, 67028 Stiffe AQ, Italy


About Stiffe Caves

The Stiffe caves are a complex of karst caves located near Stiffe, in the territory of the municipality of San Demetrio ne 'Vestini ( AQ ), in Abruzzo, included within the Sirente-Velino regional natural park. Testimony of an active resurgence unique in Italy made accessible to the public since 1991, today they constitute one of the main naturalistic sites in the L'Aquila area, registering over 40,000 presences annually.

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Lago Sinizzo5km from Stiffe Caves

The Sinizzo Lake is a small lake , located in Abruzzo , in the province , within the territory of the municipality of San Demetrio ne 'Vestini , just outside the village of the country. Together with the Lakes of Bagno and Lake Vetoio , they represent the largest bodies of water in the Aterno Valley . Frequent destination of L'Aquila vacationers and tourists at the weekend thanks to the pleasant environment surrounded by grassy banks, woods and willows and equipped for the bivouac.

Valle dell'Aterno7.37km from Stiffe Caves

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.

Campo Felice S.p.A.8.14km from Stiffe Caves

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.

The Monte Ocre-Monte Cagno mountain range is a short internal mountain ridge of the central Apennine of Abruzzo , located in Abruzzo , in the province of L'Aquila , within the Sirente-Velino chain and the homonymous Sirente-Velino regional natural park.  The typical aspect of this ridge is that it is totally devoid of vegetation on the south-west side and almost completely bare even on the north-east side with greater height difference.

Piani Di Pezza9.52km from Stiffe Caves

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

Oratory of San Pellegrino9.92km from Stiffe Caves

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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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.