Attractions to explore nearby 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
The Bosco di Sant'Antonio nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Pescocostanzo, in the province of L'Aquila. It was established in 1986 and since 1992 is part of the Majella National Park and stretches for 550 ha between the ridges of Monte Pizzalto and Monte Rotella. Immersed in numerous centuries-old beech trees, it houses the hermitage of Sant'Antonio. Due to its characteristics, it is an ideal place for horse riding, hiking and cross-country skiing.
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.