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About Matese

The Matese massif is a mountainous massif of the Samnite Apennines, included in two regions and four provinces. the history of this mountainous complex begins over 25 centuries ago by the first inhabitants of Italic origin, while the Greek colonists who, despite having such an impact on the populations of the plains, had little influence on the inhabitants of the Matese.

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Monte Miletto

Monte Miletto

0.46km from Matese

Monte Miletto is the highest peak of the Matese massif and the entire Appennino Sannita, the northernmost spur of the Southern Apennines. The Matese massif is enclosed by the valley of the Volturno river and the Molisan Pre- or Sub-Apennines. From the summit, the view goes over the Tribulani mountains, the Taburno Camposauro massif, Le Mainarde and, to the north-west, the peaks of the Majella massif.

Campitello Matese

Campitello Matese

2.53km from Matese

Campitello Matese is a fraction of the municipality of San Massimo, a renowned center of winter sports of ' Southern Italy. The mountain group is part of the Matese, a karst area with woods, caves, panoramas, fossils, and more. Various sports are practiced on these mountains, from skiing to mountain biking, rock climbing, up to paragliding.

Matese lake

Matese lake

4.27km from Matese

The Matese Lake is the lake in nature karst higher d ' Italy, at the foot of Mount Miletto and Mount Gallinola in the mountain range of the Matese, in the municipalities of San Gregorio Matese and Castello del Matese in the province of Caserta. It has no tributaries but is filled with waters coming from the melting of the snows of Mount Miletto and Gallinola Matese and from some perennial springs.

Matese Regional Park

Matese Regional Park

5.48km from Matese

The Matese regional park is a protected natural area of Campania established by regional law n. 33 of 1993. It only came into operation in 2002. The park covers an area of ​​33,326.53 hectares. The park's territory mainly includes the Matese mountain massif. The highest limestone mountains are Mount Miletto (2050m asl), Mount Gallinola and Mount Mutria. The park takes its name from the Matese lake, while another important lake is that of Gallo with the park being crossed by two rivers: the Tite

Lago di Gallo

Lago di Gallo

10.81km from Matese

The Gallo lake is an artificial lake on the border between Italy and Switzerland; at the southern end of the lake is the town of Livigno. A small part of the northern end of the lake is in Swiss territory and in this point there is the dam built by the Swiss hydroelectric company Engadiner Kraftwerke AG, therefore half in Swiss territory and a half in Italian territory.

Basilica Minore dell'Addolorata di Castelpetroso

The basilica sanctuary of Maria Santissima Addolorata, or simply the basilica dell'Addolorata is an important Catholic place of worship located in the municipality of Castelpetroso, in the province of Isernia, and belonging to the archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano.

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Molise

Molise

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Molise is situated in south-central Italy and lies between the Apennine ridge and the Adriatic Sea. Nature, history, art, age-old traditions and good food are the treasures of this still largely-undiscovered region. It reveals unexpected and magnificent landscapes, while the many nature reserves protect the vegetable and animal species representative of this area.

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