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Monte Petroso

Monte Petroso, 67030 Barrea, Province of L'Aquila, Italy

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About Monte Petroso

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.

Attractions near Monte Petroso

Cascata delle Ninfe2.62km from Monte Petroso

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.

Lago Vivo3.07km from Monte Petroso

The lake Vivo is a lake located in the municipal territory of Barrea, in the province, at about 1590 meters above sea level. This lake is located within the Abruzzo National Park and is dominated by the peaks of Iamiccio, Tartaro, Altare and Petroso, which with its 2249 m represents the highest peak of the park.  The southern bleak is among the fish species that live in the lake and deserve particular protection.

The Natural Reserve Camosciara5.26km from Monte Petroso

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

Lago di Barrea5.36km from Monte Petroso

Lake Barrea, is an artificial lake in the Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy. It is located within the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. The Sangro is its inflow and outflow. To its northwest is Villetta Barrea and to its southeast is Alfedena. To its north is Monte Greco.

Monte Marsicano9.25km from Monte Petroso

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.

Monte Greco10.14km from Monte Petroso

The Monte Greek is the highest peak of the group Marsicani Monti, in ' Abruzzese Apennines, located on the edge of the Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, within the territory of municipalities of Barrea and Roccaraso. It forms a real mountainous group that divides the Alto Sangro area to the west from that of the major highlands of Abruzzo to the east. Among the most popular routes, the ascent from the road that connects Villetta Barrea to Passo Godi , through a dense beech forest and then, above 1900 m

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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.