Tower of Forca di Penne

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The Tower in Forca di Penne overlooks Forca di Penne’s mountain pass (918 m) that divides mount Picca (1.045 m) from mount Cannatina (1.785), near Brittoli and Corvara, in the Province of Pescara. Once situated on the “sheep way” (via …

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Flora, Campo Imperatore

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Campo Imperatore Alpine Botanical Garden was founded in 1952 to protect, cultivate and study about 300 species indigenous mountainous plants. The most rare and endangered are: Vaccinium gaultherioides, Yellow Gentiana, (Gentiana lutea), Edelweiss of the Apennines (Leontopodium nivale), and Adonis …

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River Tavo

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The Tavo river rises in the Gran Sasso massif, in the locality Pietrattina, and flows for 61 km in the province of Pescara to Congiunti, in the municipality of Collecorvino, where it joins the river Fino to form the Saline. …

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Voltigno upland

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The Voltigno upland is on the eastern side of Gran Sasso massif, about 1350 m above sea level, in the Province of Pescara. The Voltigno valley is a grassland surrounded by beech woods, where there are various endemic plants of …

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Montebello di Bertona

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Montebello di Bertona is in the Province of Pescara, on the north-eastern side of the Gran Sasso massif, 596 m above sea level, in the National Park of Gran Sasso and Laga Mountains. It is about 12 km far from …

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Vitello d’Oro Waterfall, Farindola

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The Vitello d’Oro Waterfall is in the Angri Valley in Farindola. It is 28 metres high. The surrounding landscape is characterized by the river Tavo flowing in the narrow Angri Valley, covered by wonderful woods from which the mountain peaks …

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