Cozzo del Pellegrino
Cozzo del Pellegrino, 87010 San Donato di Ninea CS, Italy
About Cozzo del Pellegrino
The Cozzo del Pellegrino, with its 1987 meters above sea level, is the highest peak of the homonymous massif, which is part of the Pollino National Park. It is located southeast of the Park, in the municipality of San Donato di Ninea , in the province of Cosenza. The summit of Cozzo del Pellegrino is the highest point of an amphitheater composed of Cozzo dell Orso. The summit is the destination of numerous excursions and mountaineering climbs.
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The Valle del Fiume Argentino nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Orsomarso, in the province of Cosenza. The reserve, close to the Lungro mountains, occupies an area of 3,980 hectares within the Pollino National Park and is the ideal starting point for many hiking trails that can be done in this portion of the park.
The Island of Cirella is the smaller of the two islands in the Calabria region in the European country of Italy. It is located on the northwest coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea of Calabria, in front of Cirella, a fraction of Diamante, in the Province of Cosenza. It has an area of 0.12 square kilometers and reaches a maximum height of 40 meters, the limestone cliffs of the island, subjected to the erosion of the sea, have created many caves and coves.
The Romito cave is a site dating back to the upper Paleolithic containing one of the oldest evidence of prehistoric art in Italy, and one of the most important in Europe, located in Nuppolara in the municipality of Papasidero, in Calabria, province of Cosenza. Outside there are some rock engravings, among which the most important is a graffiti on a large boulder depicting a majestic bovid, and burials, dating back to about 11,000 years ago.
The Serra del Prete is a mountain of ' southern Apennines, on the border between Calabria and Basilicata. With its maximum height of 2,181 m, it is the third highest mountain in the Pollino Massif, and therefore in the Pollino National Park, after Monte Pollino and Serra Dolcedorme. The mountain is located between the municipalities of Morano Calabro, on the southern side, and from Viggianello on the northern side.
The Monte Pollino - whose peak reaches 2,248 m above sea level - despite being second in height after greenhouse Dolcedorme, is the mountain that gives its name to the solid, in the middle of the homonymous national park, one of the many geosites of the Pollino Geopark. One of the good trekking destination and also a good view point too.
The Pollino National Park, located between Basilicata and Calabria between the provinces of Cosenza, Potenza and Matera, with its 192 565 hectares, of which 88 650 on the Lucan side and 103 915 in the Calabrian one, is the largest national park in Italy; takes its name from the mountain massif of the same name. Since November 2015, with the inclusion in the global list of geoparks by the UNESCO, the Pollino park is considered a world heritage site.
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