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Pescasseroli

67032 Pescasseroli, Province of L'Aquila, Italy

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About Pescasseroli

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



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National Park of Abruzzo0.15km from Pescasseroli

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.

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.

Monte Marsicano5.15km from Pescasseroli

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.

The Natural Reserve Camosciara10.22km from Pescasseroli

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 Ninfe11.49km from Pescasseroli

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.

Lake of Scanno12.94km from Pescasseroli

The Lake Scanno is a lake mountain, located in Abruzzo, belonging to about 3/4 of its surface to the territory of the municipality of Villalago and about 1/4 that of Scanno. The lake is good for public use of the two municipalities mentioned. It originated from an ancient landslide that broke off from Mount Genzana above which blocked the river Tasso in a period between 12,820 and 3,000 years ago.

Where is Pescasseroli

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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.