Italy // Abruzzo and Molise //

Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo

At four hundred square kilometres, the PARCO NAZIONALE D’ABRUZZO is Italy’s third-largest national park and holds some of its wildest mountain land, providing great walking and a hunter-free haven for wolves, brown bears, chamois, deer, lynx, wild boar, and three or four pairs of royal eagles.

The central village, PESCASSEROLI, is the main hub for visitors, surrounded by campsites, holiday apartments and hotels. The best way to strike out from here is to hike. Take advantage of the comprehensive information service, and get walking as quickly as possible: as soon as you get away from the vicinity of the tourist villages, the wild Apennine beauty really makes itself felt.

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