Alpe della Luna - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Alpe della Luna
The Alpe Della Luna is a mountainous group of the northern Apennines between the regions of Tuscany, Umbria, Marche. It is part of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines. The mountain range extends from the southwest to the northeast. The area is part of the Alpe Della Luna Regional Nature Reserve which extends for 1540 hectares with an altitude ranging from about 520 m asl to 1453 m asl, the woods cover 86% of the entire reserve.
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Convento Eremo di Montecasale
6.71km from Alpe della Luna
The convent of Montecasale is a sacred building located in the locality of the same name in the municipal area of Sansepolcro. The complex retains the primitive layout of the oldest Franciscan convents, characterized by the juxtaposition of small buildings linked to monastic functions around a central cloister with large architraved stone pillars . It is a remarkable example of a poor architecture, made of local materials, inspired by the simplicity of life of the religious.
11.44km from Alpe della Luna
L ' Alta Valtiberina or Upper Tiber Valley, the valley is crossed by the upper course of the Tiber, unfolding between Tuscany, Umbria and Romagna, parallel to Casentino. The Valtiberina is drawn by the river Tevere and extends along Tuscany and Umbria. The Tiber, but also the landscapes of the Valley were often depicted in paintings by Piero della Francesca to the fascination exerted on the painter.
Sasso di Simone
15.8km from Alpe della Luna
The Sasso di Simone is a huge block of limestone that rises like a regular parallelepiped from the mountains of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, reaching an altitude of 1204 m asl and dominating the Montefeltro region. Today it is part of the Sasso di Simone Nature Reserve between the province of Arezzo and the province of Pesaro-Urbino.
17.21km from Alpe della Luna
Mount Fumaiolo is a peak of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, located between Romagna and Tuscany. It is known for being near its peak, a1 268 m a.s.l. , the source of the Tiber river is located. The Fumaiolo is famous for its imposing beech forests, the so-called beech woods, which can be covered thanks to a network of comfortable paths that can be traveled on foot and by mountain bike.
La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary
19.96km from Alpe della Luna
The Sanctuary is located on Mount Penna above Chiusi Della Verna in the province of Arezzo. This place is famous because it is St. Francis who lived here. It is today one of the places where St. Francis is venerated and even on a short visit, you can get a sense of its artistic cultural, historical, and religious interest. Built-in the southern part of Mount Penna at 1,128 meters and it is home to numerous chapels and places of prayer and meditation.
20.58km from Alpe della Luna
The Monte Carpegna is a mountain range of ' Tuscan-Romagna, located longitudinally northwest-southeast on the border between Marche, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, in the area Montefeltro. The Monte Carpegna nearby is a ski resort. The communal territory is included in the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Regional Park.
Discover More Attractions in Umbria, Home of Alpe della Luna
The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday. It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.