Forca di Presta
Forca di Presta, 63096 Arquata del Tronto AP, Italy
About Forca di Presta
Forca di Presta is a road crossing of the Umbrian-Marche Apennines, located at 1,550 m asl, on the Sibillini mountains, at the foot of Mount Vettore, dividing the territory of the province of Ascoli Piceno, from that of the province of Perugia. It is one of the most characteristic and famous mountain places of the Ascoli province, deserving of particular landscape attention, as well as one of the access points to the Piani di Castelluccio.
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The Cima del Redentore is one of the highest peaks of the Sibillini mountains, as well as the highest peak in Umbria, being exactly on the border between the regions of Umbria and Marche. There are several paths to follow to reach the top of this peak. The first is the one that goes south from Foce di Montemonaco to Lake Pilato. Once you reach the top of the Cima del Redentore, the panorama, as well as including the Umbrian and Marche hinterland, offers a complete view of the Pilato valley.
The Pilates Lake is a lake mountain deep sea, located in a glacial cirque, on Mount Carrier, in massive and in the Sibillini Mountains National Park at an altitude of 1,941 m above sea level, belongs to the municipality of Montemonaco, province of Ascoli Piceno, in the Marche. Known and often referred to as " the lake with glasses " due to the shape of its complementary and communicating reservoirs in the periods of the greater presence of water.
Monte Vettore is a mountain of the Apennines. It is the highest peak of the Sibillini massif. It was one of the best trekking routes in this area and a famous tourist attraction. It is also one of the places where you can find a lot of varieties of flora and fauna.
The plain of Castelluccio It occupies the bottom of an old Apennine lake in the surroundings of the town of Castelluccio de Nursia, currently dry, known for its karst phenomena. The plain is famous for the Fiorite, that is to say, the impressive flowering phenomenon that colors the plain between the end of May and the beginning of July and which represents an incomparable natural spectacle.
Mount Argentella is a mountain located on the border between Marche and Umbria, between the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Perugia in the Sibillini National Park. The summit of 2200 m asl rises along the main watershed constituted by the ridge that joins Monte Carrier and Monte Sibilla, and that divides the Piani di Castelluccio to the west from the Pilato valley to the east. Along this ridge also rise the Monte Palazzo Borghese and Monte Porche to the north, and the Cima del Redentore to the s
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