In view of the 2,912 meters of Corno Grande, the highest peak of the Gran Sasso and the Apennines, Campo Imperatore (2,130 meters) is at the center of the highest ski area of Abruzzo, which rises with its ski lifts in the direction of 2,233 meters of Mount Scindarella. The high altitude favours excellent snow cover for most of the winter. The Campo Imperatore plateau offers good opportunities for cross-country skiers, while the gullies of the Gran Sasso allow for countless off-piste and ski-touring itineraries. Gran Sasso-Laga National Park and is home to the southernmost glacier in Europe, the Calderone. The gullies of the Gran Sasso allow for countless off-piste and ski-touring itineraries. In addition to skiing, there are natural and artificial rock climbing areas, sled-dogs excursions, snowshoe trecking and snowboarding schools.
Majella National Park. An all-mountain Park, the Mother Mountain of Abruzzo in the most inaccessible and wild part of the Central Apennines known as the “Sacred” Mountain.
The Park of the Wolf, of the Bear, of the vast high-altitude plateaus and of the wild and imposing canyons, but also the Park of the Hermitages, of the Abbeys, of the dry stone huts, of the marvelous historical centers of the Municipalities that are part of this special part of the country
Locals love to have fun and numerous village festivals are held to hoour the patron saints of the individual villages, with music and local food galore.