Riserva Naturale Statale Montedimezzo
Strada Provinciale Carovillense, 86089 Vastogirardi IS, Italy
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The Montedimezzo Nature Reserve is a state nature reserve located in Molise, in the province of Isernia, and comprising about 300 hectares of the municipality of Vastogirardi. It is currently a reserve of international relevance, part of the UNESCO "Man and Biosphere" program. It is located in the heart of the Molise Apennines , and occupies the northern and western slopes of Mount La Penna, towards the watershed of the Vandra torrent, a minor tributary of the Volturno.
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The Mount Capraro is a mountain of 1,730 meters above sea level, of ' Samnite Apennines, situated in Upper Molise , in the province of Isernia . Extending about 6 km from the border with the province of L'Aquila , in Abruzzo , it is the fifth highest peak in Molise and in the province of Isernia . Administratively included in the territory of the municipalities of San Pietro Avellana and Capracotta , at its foot lies the source of the Trigno river.
The MAB nature reserve of Collemeluccio-Montedimezzo is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Pescolanciano, in the province of Isernia. The reserve occupies an area of 347 hectares. It was established in 1971 and is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, awarded the international qualification assigned by UNESCO for the conservation and protection of the environment, within the program on Man and the Biosphere - MAB.
The D'Alessandro Castle is a fortified structure in the municipality of Pescolanciano. The castle was built on the rocky spur (peach) that overlooks the inhabited area near a Samnite fortification. It was one of the iconic buildings in this area and also it attracts a lot of tourists.
The Italic theater and temple of Pietrabbondante are part of a vast archaeological area in the municipality of Pietrabbondante , in the province of Isernia , in the Molise region . Located about m. 966 above sea level, they occupy a steep slope overlooking the Trigno valley, in the locality of Calcatello, about a kilometer away, as the crow flies, from the summit of Mount Saraceno.
The Piano Aremogna is a highland mountain of ' Abruzzo Southern, located in the municipality of Roccaraso, the lower the province at an altitude of 1500-1600 m above sea level, surrounded to the west by the mountains of Roccaraso, subgroup of the massif of Monte Greek. Its importance derives from the fact that the ski lifts of the Roccaraso ski resort depart from it together with Pizzalto, included within the Alto Sangro ski area.
Abbazia di San Vincenzo al Volturno is famous for its cycle of 9th-century frescoes by Epifanio in the crypt. The original monastery was sacked and burned by the Saracens in 881 and subsequently rebuilt on the opposite side of the river. It was founded in the 8th century. The current monastery, housing a group of 8 benedictin nuns, is located to the east of the river, while the archaeological monastery of the early Middle Ages was located on the west.
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