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Lago di San Domenico

Lago di San Domenico, 67030 Villalago, Province of L'Aquila, Italy

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lago di San Domenico

The lake of San Domenico is a mountain lake, located in the municipality of Villalago, in the province of L'Aquila, near the hermitage of San Domenico. The main tributary is the Sagittario, which is also the river that flows from the dam that creates the lake; the lake is also endowed with tributaries of minimal importance such as the waterfalls of the Sega spring and the small stream of Prato Cardoso which enters the lake in karst conditions



Attractions near Lago di San Domenico

Eremo di San Domenico (Prato Cardoso)0.11km from Lago di San Domenico

The hermitage of San Domenico is a small church, located in the territory of the municipality of Villalago, in the Sagittario valley, on the shore of the homonymous Lake of San Domenico.  It includes a cave dug into the limestone, in which according to tradition, around the year 1000 the Benedictine monk San Domenico lived.

Lago di Scanno3.64km from Lago di San Domenico

Lago di Scanno is a beautiful lake in the Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo. One of the best places to relax and it was located in the center of mountains which was covered by greenery and it is a good location for trekking and also for swimming.

Lake of Scanno6.52km from Lago di San Domenico

The Lake Scanno is a lake mountain, located in Abruzzo, belonging to about 3/4 of its surface to the territory of the municipality of Villalago and about 1/4 that of Scanno. The lake is good for public use of the two municipalities mentioned. It originated from an ancient landslide that broke off from Mount Genzana above which blocked the river Tasso in a period between 12,820 and 3,000 years ago.

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

National Park of Abruzzo15.17km from Lago di San Domenico

A majestic national park which has an area of 50.000 hectares, with about 80.000 hectares of the buffer zone.  The scenery here is characterized by mountain chains, karst phenomena, rivers (including the Sangro River), and streams and its rich flora and fauna increase the beauty of this national park.

Pescasseroli15.3km from Lago di San Domenico

Pescasseroli is an Italian town of 2 126 inhabitants in the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo. It is the seat of the managing body of the Abruzzo, Lazio, and Molise national park.  From the historical point of view, the territory had particular influences of the Marsi and Peligni . Included in the county of Marsi until the High Middle Ages, followed from the Low Middle Ages onwards, the historical and cultural vicissitudes of the Alto Sangro territory. A summer and winter resort, it is also the lo

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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.