Capannelle Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Capannelle Pass
The Capannelle Pass is a mountain pass in Italy. It sits at an altitude of 1300 meters above sea level in the Province of L'Aquila in Italy's Abruzzo Region. It is located on the Italian State Highway 80 which passes near the Gran Sasso in the Apennines. One of the picturesque locations in this area and it is famous among the tourists. The rain and the snow showers increases the beauty of this location. The Capannelle Pass is an important transportation point linking the Province of Teramo with
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Monte San Franco
2.73km from Capannelle Pass
The Monte San Franco is a mountain massif of the Gran Sasso of Italy, located on the extreme north-western foothills of the mountain, along the western ridge, within the Gran Sasso National Park and Monti della Laga . Located between the towns of L ' Aquila and Pizzoli, it takes its name from Franco da Assergi, saint and hermit of these places and the Vomano river originates from the slopes, one of the longest in Abruzzo.
7.8km from Capannelle Pass
The Central Apennines are characterized by a rich diversity of ecosystems and wildlife. Among the most important habitats are its beech woods, open hillsides and alpine grasslands. The Apennines is the second main mountain range of Italy and stretches for hundreds of kilometers from the north to the south along the Country’s main axis. These mountains are one of the last refuges of the big European predators such as the Italian wolf and the marsican brown bear, now extinct in the rest of Centra
Lago di Provvidenza
8.07km from Capannelle Pass
The Provvidenza lake is an artificial lake located along the state road 80 of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, in the territory of the municipality of L'Aquila, near the Ortolano hamlet of the municipality of Campotosto, built by blocking the course of the Vomano river with a 52.2 m high dam. It is part of the mountainous massif of the Gran Sasso d'Italia and falls within the homonymous park.
10.28km from Capannelle Pass
The artificial lake of Campotosto, situated in the province of L'Aquila, was created in order to produce electrical energy and is the largest lake in Abruzzo. The lake is reachable via the Italian State Highway 80 from either L'Aquila or the Adriatic Coast. Smaller roads lead to Capitignano, Montereale and Amatrice.The ecosystem of the Reserve is favorable to the permanence of migratory birds such as the wind duck, the bald coot, and the greater grebe.
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA
11.55km from Capannelle Pass
One of the unique location which shows the thousand-year history of one of the quietest, most reserved and at the same time hospitable regions of Italy. A region characterized by the wonders of nature and good food could only have very deep cultural roots, explicitly visible in the different rooms of this museum. It has a lot of artworks, wooden and terracotta sculptures, paintings, and contemporary arts in its collections.
11.63km from Capannelle Pass
Forte Spagnolo is a fortress of the Aquila, built during a grandiose project of military strengthening of the territory that took place during the Spanish domination in southern Italy in the first half of the sixteenth century: never used for purposes war, it was used in the seventeenth century as the residence of the Spanish governor and later as accommodation for French soldiers in the nineteenth century and German soldiers during the last world war, while in 1902 it was declared a national mo