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can't wait to return

i notice only 19 english views for this park so this must be a true hidden gem. could spend a week... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Ottawa, Canada
Views to die for

It's a must visit especially if you in Abruzzo during summer. You will enjoy nice and cooling... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

i notice only 19 english views for this park so this must be a true hidden gem. could spend a week or more just hiking around here. the views are spectacular. Italy truly has so much beauty from the Dolomites to Sicily. We are asked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank susan155004
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The drive up the mountains is stunning; sheep, goats, and cows, along the way. Grand vistas above the tree line and walks everywhere

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

It's a must visit especially if you in Abruzzo during summer. You will enjoy nice and cooling temperature being high in the altitude. On the way to your hiking trails if you see sign for arostocini definitely stop to try lamb kebabs. If you see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank FamilyOf2PlusOne
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This area of Abruzzo changes with the seasons. Spring is for wildflowers, summer and fall for picnics and hiking, and winter for the skiing. A nice drive along the East side of the mountains is from Castelli to Farindola. There are a few picnic table...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank 408KeithM408
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Perfect mountains even if you are not hiking but simply travelling by car and stopping to watch the view. Easily accesible by car. Perfect mix of grasslands, snow, rocky mountains etc. And the dominating view of Corno Grande is magnificent. If you search for easy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jakub G
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! We totally didn't expect much from this place but it was Awesome! Take some warm clothes and good shoes. Despite hiking in September parts of the track were peppered with snow so be prepared. The weather changes quickly but it was a memorable place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The harrowing drive - due to small twisty roads and sporty drivers- may necessitate stopping every so often to regain your spirits, but it is definitely worth it. Breathtaking vistas and grass hill sides.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Gran Sasso is the highest peak in the Appenne range of mountains. You can ascend to about 2100m via a gondola to an area that looks like it would be popular with skiers and snowboarders in the winter. Amazingly numerous people seemed to have driven...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank JJOH
Reviewed 2 May 2016

As a World War 2 History Buff, this is a must see. The weather the day we went were high winds and snow. The cable car was swaying due to the high winds and if you are afraid of heights, this is not the place...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank morelqueen
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We took the cable car from Fonte Cearreto up to the hotel where Mussolini was held by the Italians and was "rescued" by the Germans. The hotel is faded glory and in need of some TLC but it is still worth a wander round as...More

Date of experience: September 2015
4  Thank oldsue
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