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Majella National Park, Abruzzo

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.2/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
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  • Great week in Majella! I was with friends from Campo di Giove up to Coccia Ford walking past in Chai! Beautiful day and beautiful stroll! Well marked! Beautiful landscapes and nature! I recommend everyone to give us some week because there are so many things to do and see! I can't wait to go back!!!
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  • The Park includes several seasonal pastoral settlements, built in dry stone. As natural park, the constraints on I guess concern the prohibition of weed, as well as help out of lime in these areas because of historical interest: not being able to ensure the monthly maintenance (just enough) but even quarterly or even annual, the management has resolved leaving everything cheerfully to Salih. As shown in photo, the mountains are dotted with piles of stones without art nor part, although some more crowded than others. Not presenting the individual stones no big deal, I might as well be removed, but logically there is no money or desire for maintenance, there's no scrubbing. Some of the smaller huts and massive, still standing, are used to grow Brambles and baiting of the vipers, fed to children as curious, given that nothing else can come in, having mostly underground construction landslides. Regarding the paths, obviously no one dreams of expect something positive, some detail. Download the necessary information from the site, we discover that they don't have sense because I am shooting from the park itself: the start of the path is attached to a Hotel, where they make us turn back pointing out to travel a dirt road, but being the path chosen by us a ring, we take, as indicated on the signs, the other path; in fact the access road to the ring is only one, and the "white road" earlier indicated he carried somewhere else, but after all the roads that experts seemed to know better were those of Abdul giardinetti. Looking deeper into the Woods, our doubts were coming up "the ring of colle Goshawk" was sometimes referred to as "Cerratella Astoro" some "glue" sometimes as "Ceratella," all signs encountered pointed out the other direction and reported the name of the trail, that look at you the case, change of sign in the sign. The level indicated for the trail was the first stroke, and (hiker) but by a disarming ease, we also grandparents with grandkids a Dachshund, mushrooms. After a steep descent, the trail becomes again (Yes) plan and peaceful, just, like, completely overgrown and infested with flies. The notches are deliberately organized by the scarce, agl's crossings signs indicate the same target in two different directions (normal thing, being a ring), time and mileage foolish or voluntarily omitted. After a few kilometers you cannot continue, because the vegetation has covered every signal and the trail, already barely visible, splits into a network of tracks where the drizzle of the last few days filled with horseflies over ferns and smelly. Of course, as the years went by, instead of proper maintenance, the Park adopted the ingenious solution to increase the difficulty (in a civilized country, to say, "hiking trail" means that in addition to hikers there is also a footpath). If you are rich, I recommend a couple of heavy duty long pants, if poor, make you bleed from Brambles and the horseflies, because your pants would return to shreds; If you're smart, you would never go there.
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  • Finally before we even got this wonderful itinerary! Departure from rifugio Pomilio up to the highest peak of the Majella: monte Amaro with its 2793 m above sea level. A breathtaking view on a beautiful sunny day with zero clouds visible from above (albeit with a slight haze) a long portion of the Adriatic coast, practically from Mount Conero until Gargano! During the arduous journey you almost the feeling of seeing a part of Italy from the plane, but it's even better because you are so high but with your feet on the ground and the wind in your face, without any box around! The location is really long (approximately 28 km round trip) with many ups and downs (about 1300 m total) and, if you're not an expert, like us, is rather hard and requires more time than the duration indicated by signs! Cmq signage is great! Very impressive contrast between the dark green pines which characterize the flora in the first part of the path and pinkish-white-grey of the rocks in the rest of the path that give the place a lunar aspect! For us not to miss anything, on the way back we met a beautiful suede! Unforgettable Day!
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