Monte Capraro, 86082 Capracotta IS, Italy
About Monte Capraro
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.
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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.
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 Abetina di Rosello nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipalities of Rosello and Agnone, in the provinces of Chieti and Isernia respectively and was established in 1997. The vegetation of the reserve was the main cause of its establishment. Several flaps fir spontaneous develop some of which Abruzzo and Molise appenine, very important for the preservation of certain plant diversity and plant communities elsewhere now mostly disappeared or severely degraded.
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 Cascate del Verde regional nature reserve and WWF OASIS is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Borrello, in the province of Chieti. The reserve includes an area of approximately 287 hectares and was established in 2001. The rocky walls on which the waterfalls develop and the surrounding ones are covered by perfectly Mediterranean vegetation.
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.
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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.