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Via Normale al Gran Sasso

Via di Ripetta, 32, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

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About Via Normale al Gran Sasso

The normal route to the Gran Sasso d'Italia is the typical and less difficult ascent route to the western peak of Corno Grande, the highest peak of the Gran Sasso d'Italia mountain massif and of all the continental Apennines: it is of a long-known hiking route, which retraces the first official climb made for the first time on 19 August 1573 by the Bolognese Francesco De Marchi, court engineer of Margherita of Austria, who was in L'Aquila, following the sovereign, after being established there f



Attractions near Via Normale al Gran Sasso

Piazza del Popolo0.25km from Via Normale al Gran Sasso

Piazza del Popolo is a beautiful square situated at the beginning of Via Flaminia and was the main entrance to the city during the Roman Empire. It comprises of churches, fountains, and the big Flaminio Obelisk, this square welcomes every day thousands of visitors, tourists, and passers-by.  It was the starting point of the Via Flaminia, the road to Ariminum and the most important route to the north.

Pincio Promenade0.43km from Via Normale al Gran Sasso

Pincio Promenade is a great walk to take from Piazza del Popolo to reach one of the Villa Borghese entrances.  Today, the Pincian terrace remains a favorite spot for locals taking a springtime Sunday stroll. This 80 hectares of sprawling parkland, gardens, and attractions ranging from one of the world’s finest art galleries to a zoo and cinemas, Villa Borghese Park

Pacis Inn0.44km from Via Normale al Gran Sasso

The Ara Pacis is, at its simplest, an open-air altar for blood sacrifice associated with the Roman state religion.  This monument made in marble celebrates the peace in the Mediterranean area established by the emperor after his victorious campaigns in Hispania and Gaul. This is a splendid monument dedicated to the peace and prosperity that the reign of Emperor Caesar Augustus had brought to Rome.

Via Condotti0.52km from Via Normale al Gran Sasso

Via Condotti is a street in central Rome that dates back to the ancient Roman era.  It is known for its fashion boutiques. Major names in fashion have shops along the street. Being near the Spanish steps, the street is visited by large numbers of tourists.

Villa Medici0.54km from Via Normale al Gran Sasso

A beautiful villa and architectural complex with a large Borghese garden, on the Pincian Hill.  There is also a beautiful fountain which increases the beauty of this villa.  In 1801 Napoleon bought the building, and in 1803 the Villa Medici became the headquarters of the French Academy in Rome. It also houses the recipients of the Prix de Rome.

Barcaccia Fountain0.59km from Via Normale al Gran Sasso

The Fountain of Four Rivers is a fountain in Rome, located in the Piazza di Spagna, at the foot of the stairway of Trinita dei Monti.  Commissioned by Pope Urban VIII Barberini and designed by Pietro Bernini, the fountain sits at the base of Rome’s Spanish Steps and is a popular gathering spot in the square. The fountain was built in the style of sumptuous Baroque with travertine as its material. It is one of the favourite destinations for tourists and also for the locals too.

Where is Via Normale al Gran Sasso

Discover more attractions in Abruzzo, where Via Normale al Gran Sasso is located

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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.