Parco Nazionale del Pollino, Rotonda

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The Pollino National Park is a national park in Basilicata and Calabria, southern Italy. Comprised within the provinces of Cosenza, Matera and Potenza, with its 1,820 square kilometres it is the largest natural park in the country. It takes its name from the Pollino Massif .It was founded in 1992 and includes both natural and archaeological points of interest. The park's symbol is the Bosnian pine, which here has one of its last remaining growing areas in Italy. Towns with interesting sights include Rotonda, Castrovillari, Morano Calabro, Laino Castello, Mormanno, Scalea, Papasidero, Civita, Cerchiara . Albanian-speaking communities are present in communes such as San Paolo Albanese, San Costantino Albanese and others. In the Valle del Mercure have been discovered remains of pre-historic species such as Elephas antiquus and Hippopotamus major.
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  • The Pollino National Park is one of the largest in Europe. Nature is the best calling card for Italian and foreign tourists. The symbol of the Park is the Bosnian pine, a unique tree and secular. Visit a vast territory and rich in flora and fauna enriches the mind and body, giving a feeling of freedom and inner peace.
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  • Beautiful place certainly to come back, because 1 and a half days is not enough to see definitely the Museum and Park in his heart ... for the rest of the villages roundabout and viggianello are beautiful and manicured, are truly living the magic of holidays suitable for families with children. We were blown away. Will return.
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  • Starting from Colle Impiso you reach the peak of pollino passing beautiful landscapes where you can meet grazing horses or cows. A nice rise not suitable for children. The last hour of walking is not well marked with the classic red and white signs, but you will find the men.
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  • Beautiful landscapes, tasty food and charming villages. And, a great fun for drivers with the right ride.
  • In addition to the bigger the better! Breathtaking, unspoiled and spectacular villages. Council the crest of infinity, the plans of Pollino and the garden of the gods. Good adventure!
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  • With its peaks and green and deep valleys is an unforgettable spectacle that takes your breath away ... To visit in all seasons but for me it is beautiful in the spring. The food then is high quality: cheeses, breads in a wood oven, cold meats and fine wines. Still tied to traditions and lie together genuineness and moderately priced.
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  • beautiful to visit wonderful excursions not to be missed the monte pollino and Patriarch
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  • Great care, safeguarding and enhancing the environment an example to follow
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