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Monte Marsicano

Monte Marsicano, 67030 Opi AQ, Italy

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About Monte Marsicano

Mount Marsicano is one of the peaks greater than Marsicani mountains, high 2.245 m  s.lm , located in the protected national park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise , between the municipalities of Opi, Pescasseroli, Scanno and Barrea.  Nestled between the valleys of the Marsicani mountains, it forms a real mountain group which together with the Montagna Grande group and the Serra della Terratta gives life in turn to a long mountain ridge that divides the Pescasseroli - Opi.

Attractions near Monte Marsicano

The sanctuary of Santa Maria di Monte Tranquillo is a place of worship located in the municipality of Pescasseroli in Abruzzo.  The original building of worship, called the church of Santa Maria in Tranquillo or of Santa Maria Della Serra, was probably built in the early 12th century by the will of the bishop of the Marsi, San Berardo who intended to build churches in the mountain passes of the Marsica offer refuge to the faithful and travelers.

National Park of Abruzzo5.06km from Monte Marsicano

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.

Pescasseroli5.15km from Monte Marsicano

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

The Natural Reserve Camosciara5.16km from Monte Marsicano

The integral nature reserve of Camosciara, commonly known as Camosciara, is a protected natural area located in the municipalities of Civitella Alfedena , Opi and Pescasseroli, in the province of L'Aquila, which represents the original and central nucleus of the national park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. The crown of mountains surrounding the integral nature reserve is made up of limestone rocks and dolomites that give it a dolomitic appearance

Cascata delle Ninfe6.89km from Monte Marsicano

The waterfall of the Ninfe is part of a series of waterfalls of the Scerto stream, including the waterfall of the Tre Cannelle, which are located within the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio, and Molise, in the integral nature reserve of Camosciara, among the municipalities of Civitella Alfedena and Pescasseroli.  The waterfall is deeply embedded in the rocks due to the waters of the Scerto stream, which have a slight degree of acidity, and which flow on a bed of Dolomite rocks.

Monte Petroso9.25km from Monte Marsicano

Monte Petroso is the highest mountain of the National Park of Abruzzo in Central Italy. It is in the zone of integral protection. , located on the border between the' Abruzzo and Lazio in the Abruzzo National Park, Lazio, and Molise.  One of the nice greenish locations in this area and it is also famous for its picturesque locations.

Where is Monte Marsicano

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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.