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Monte Portella

Monte Portella, 67100 L'Aquila AQ, Italy

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About Monte Portella

The Monte Portella is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, a mountain group of the Apennines in Italy. It lies between the Sella di Monte Aquila and the La Portella saddle, which separates it from the striking neighboring summit, Pizzo Cefalone, to the west. The Monte Portella thus limits the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the south. It can be reached via several easy hiking trails from Campo Imperatore and from there you have further tour options, for example on the Pizzo Cefalone and further in the



Attractions near Monte Portella

Pizzo Cefalone1.26km from Monte Portella

The Pizzo Cefalone is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, a mountain group of the Apennines in Italy. The limestone summit structure rises above its steep grass slopes from the south to a height of 2533  m. Pizzo Cefalone is on hiking trail no.1 of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, which leads along the southern ridge from Campo Imperatore to Lake Provvidenza. Between Monte Portella and Pizzo Cefalone lies the top of the pass “La Portella” , over which you can come from Assergifrom the basin of the "C

Funivia del Gran Sasso D'Italia2.67km from Monte Portella

The Funivia del Gran Sasso D'Italia is a cable car that connects the tourist resort of Fonte Cerreto to the western side of Campo Imperatore, in the heart of the Gran Sasso d'Italia massif.  The valley station is located a short distance from the original from 1934 , which was converted into a restaurant. The mountain station is located between the hotel in Campo Imperatore. One of the famous tourist destinations in this area and also the re are so many activities in this area.

Monte Scindarella4.16km from Monte Portella

The Monte Scindarella is a top of ' Apennines in Abruzzo, located at an altitude of 2237 meters above sea level in the dorsal south-west corner of the Gran Sasso of Italy, within the territory of the municipal territory of Aquila.  It constitutes the top of the ridge that extends southwest of Campo Imperatore, straddling the plateau and the Assergi valley, popularly known as the Cold Valley. One of the nice trekking destinations and also it is considered one of the easiest peaks of the massif to

Monte Corvo5.1km from Monte Portella

The Mount Corvo is the fourth summit of the massif of the Gran Sasso of Italy, located in the northern part of the massif, between the lace of Intermesoli east, the western ridge of the Gran Sasso to the west, and Field Dangers in the south. Lying largely in the territory of the municipality of Fano Adriano, on its slopes, there are deep valleys of glacial origin such as the Chiarino Valley and the Venacquaro Valley. It is a lonely, mighty, isolated mountain with a long ridge, not easy to reach

The Gran Sasso National Park and Monti of the Laga, established in 1991, is one of the largest in Italy. It extends over the majority in Abruzzo and to a lesser extent in the adjacent areas of Lazio. The park contains three mountain ranges – the chain of the Gran Sasso of Italy, the massif of Laga, the Mountains Gemelli – and is characterized by the presence of the highest peak of the Corno Grande, which reaches 2912 meters.

Monte Brancastello8.21km from Monte Portella

The Monte Brancastello is a mountain in the Italian region of Abruzzo. The mountain is located in the eastern part of the Gran Sasso mountain range. West of the summit is the mountain pass Vado di Corno, which separates the Corno Grande.  From the Campo Imperatore, the top can be reached in three hours. The first part of the route takes you on a gravel path to Vado di Corno. From this pass, a four-kilometer trail goes over the ridge to the top.

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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.