Cronoscalata Svolte di Popoli

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The Cronoscalata Svolte di Popoli (Hill climbing of Popoli’s Turns) is a car race for cars of different categories which takes place every year since 1963 along the 7.5 kilometers of switchbacks that from Popoli lead to the Navelli Plateau. …

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Corradino D’Ascanio, Popoli

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Brilliant and genius engineer, Corradino D’Ascanio was born in Popoli on 1 February 1891. For years he devoted himself to the design and construction of the helicopter, a project carried out in 1928 after many vicissitudes. The positive result of …

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Gorges of Popoli

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The gorges of Popoli or Tremonti are at the northern end of the Peligna Valley, in the Province of Pescara. In the past they were called the “Key of the Three Abruzzi” for their strategic importance for communications between the …

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Underwater video of the Pescara river springs

This video by Marco Sborgia shows the crystal clear waters of the Pescara river springs in Popoli. The love for the Pescara river and the will to protect the rest of the river from pollution and urban sprawl have promoted …

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Wolf Visit Centre, Popoli

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The Wolf Visit Centre is a facility which belongs to the Italian Rangers Corps (CFS) situated in Popoli (PE) within the former Mount Corvo Pilot Enterprise (current Territorial Office for Biodiversity). The Centre is located in the Majella National Park, …

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Red deer

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The Red deer (Cervus elaphus) lives in the broaden-leaved forests and valleys of mountainous Abruzzo. The stag, far bigger than the hind, may be 2,5 m long and weigh 340 kg, and shows off imposing and branched antlers. The summer …

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