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Via Forca D'Acero

Via Forca D'Acero, 65124 Pescara PE, Italy

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About Via Forca D'Acero

Forca d'Acero is a road pass in the Abruzzo Apennines located at 1,538 m asl along the primary Apennine watershed between Abruzzo and Lazio, between the province of L'Aquila and that of Frosinone, connecting the municipalities of Opi and San Donato Val di Comino, crossed by the Forca d'Acero state road 509 and western signpost of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio, and Molise. The pass has an equipped area and is characterized by the Campo Lungo plateau, surrounded by woods .

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Via Monti Simbruini0.87km from Via Forca D'Acero

The Simbruini Mountains, are a mountain range located on the border of Lazio with Abruzzo, belonging to the Lazio sub-Apennines. They border to the north with the Carseolani Mountains, to the east with the Roveto Valley, to the south with the Càntari Mountains, to the west with the Affilani Mountains and the Latina Valley. They are a protected area with the establishment of the Regional Natural Park of the Simbruini Mountains.

Montagne del Morrone42.06km from Via Forca D'Acero

The Morrone mountains are a mountain group of the Abruzzo Apennines that overlooks the city of Sulmona, enclosed between the Peligna Valley to the west, the Aterno river to the north, and the Majella to the east, from which it is separated by the valley of the Orta stream. Inserted in the territory of the Mountain Community of Maiella and Morrone, it affects the territories of the municipalities of Sulmona, Pratola Peligna, Roccacasale, Pacentro, Corfinio, Sant'Eufemia a Maiella, and Caramanica

Cima di Monte Bolza43.48km from Via Forca D'Acero

The Cima di Monte Bolza is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia in the Apennines. It is the highest and eastern tip of a ridge with two peaks, the Cima di Monte Bolza and the Monte Bolza, this is the western tip of the ridge two kilometers away.  This mountain with two peaks lies alone in the south of the high plateau Campo Imperatore. The peaks are climbed a lot as they offer a magnificent view of the Corno Grande, the highest peak of the Gran Sasso, up close.

Majella National Park44.12km from Via Forca D'Acero

The Majella National Park is an important biodiversity refuge. The area is characterized by a layered cultural and spiritual heritage shaped by millennia of human-environment interaction. It includes wide lands with particular wilderness aspects, the rarest and most precious part of the biodiversity national heritage. The 740.95 km2 area, especially the Montagna della Majella, has been subject to a major international geoscientific research Project.

Rocca Calascio44.71km from Via Forca D'Acero

Rocca Calascio was initially built as a watchtower in the 10th century or earlier, the fortress developed in size and complexity over a period of time, particularly in the 14th century under Leonello de Acclozemora, and subsequently the Medici family in the late 16th century. Built of stone and masonry exclusively for military purposes and intended only to accommodate troops and never as a residence for nobles, the fortress overlooks the Plain of Navelli at one of the highest points in the ancie

Passo San Leonardo45.74km from Via Forca D'Acero

Passo San Leonardo is a pass of the central Apennines, located in Abruzzo, in the western part of the Majella massif and south-east of the Morrone Mountains group, within the municipalities of Pacentro and Sant 'Eufemia a Maiella. Route from the state road 487, it connects Pacentro with Sant'Eufemia a Maiella, with the possibility of reaching Campo di Giove through the provincial road 54.

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