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Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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About Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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.



Attractions near Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

Monte Corvo1.33km from Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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

Pizzo Cefalone4.91km from Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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

Monte Portella5.85km from Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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

Appennino Centrale6.7km from Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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 Provvidenza7.51km from Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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.

Funivia del Gran Sasso D'Italia7.63km from Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

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.

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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.