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Valle Peligna - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Valle Peligna, 67035 Pratola Peligna, Province of L'Aquila, Italy

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About Valle Peligna

The Valle Peligna, also known as Conca di Sulmona, is a plateau in central Abruzzo, southern Italy, included in the province of L'Aquila. It has a surface of some 100 km². The valley is crossed by the rivers Aterno and Sagittario. In addition to Sulmona, the main centers in the plateau include Raiano, Vittorito, Corfinio, Pratola Peligna and Pacentro.

Attractions Near Valle Peligna

Abbazia di Santo Spirito del Morrone
Abbazia di Santo Spirito del Morrone3.04km from Valle Peligna

The Abbazia di Santo Spirito del Morrone is a former monastery some five kilometers outside of the town of Sulmona, at the base of Monte Morrone, in the Province of L'Aquila, region of Abruzzo, Italy. This was the main abbey of the Celestine order, a Benedictine order offshoot. By the 19th century, the abbey was deconsecrated, functioning more recently as a prison. In the last decades, restoration has proceeded and it now serves as a Museum.

Hermitage of Saint Venantius
Hermitage of Saint Venantius8.32km from Valle Peligna

The Hermitage of San Venanzio is the site the ancient hermitage of Saint Venantius of Camerino, located above a stream in a remote ravine within a few kilometers north of Raiano, Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo, Italy. One of the ancient pilgrimage sites in this area which was also a important site till today.

Sagittario9.04km from Valle Peligna

A beautiful river in Italy which is the main tributary of the Aterno-Pescara. Its source is located near Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise and Scanno. The river flows through so many beautiful locations and it makes the river much beautiful.

Montagne del Morrone
Montagne del Morrone10.11km from Valle Peligna

The Morrone mountains are a mountain group of the Abruzzo Apennines that overlooks the city of Sulmona, enclosed between the Peligna Valley to the west, the Aterno river to the north, and the Majella to the east, from which it is separated by the valley of the Orta stream. Inserted in the territory of the Mountain Community of Maiella and Morrone, it affects the territories of the municipalities of Sulmona, Pratola Peligna, Roccacasale, Pacentro, Corfinio, Sant'Eufemia a Maiella, and Caramanica

Passo San Leonardo
Passo San Leonardo11.74km from Valle Peligna

Passo San Leonardo is a pass of the central Apennines, located in Abruzzo, in the western part of the Majella massif and south-east of the Morrone Mountains group, within the municipalities of Pacentro and Sant 'Eufemia a Maiella. Route from the state road 487, it connects Pacentro with Sant'Eufemia a Maiella, with the possibility of reaching Campo di Giove through the provincial road 54.

Riserva Naturale Regionale Monte Genzana e Alto Gizio

The guided nature reserve Monte Genzana and Alto Gizio is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Pettorano sul Gizio , in the province of L'Aquila, and was established in 1996. It includes an area of ​​about 3,160 hectares it is possible to observe the mountains of the Abruzzo National Park to the west and the Majella to the east, the underlying Lake Scanno to the west, and the Cinquemiglia plateau to the south. The park acts as a buffer between the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise N

Where is Valle Peligna

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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.