Discovering the bear (bearwatching)

On the traces of the Marsican brown bear, with bearwatching attempt, dinner in kuntain hut and evening excursion

Marsican brown bear
  • Marsican brown bear
  • Bear front foot print
  • Cicerana hut
  • Cicerana hut inside

This excursion is certainly the best known among our initiatives ... the hike over the years has given us much satisfaction and allowed us to get closer to the bear. After an adjustment path that will allow us to learn about the habitat and life of the bear, we look carefully grasslands waiting for bear , but also of other animals (deer, wild boar, deer and wolves). Supper campfire in moutain hut. Than the descent begins, in the dark, under the stars, with the help of some weak flashlight. We advise everyone to read carefully the rules of "Ecosofia", to help the guides to conduct a stakeout in full respect of the animals.

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Hiking shoes, light raincoat, hat, water bottle, backpack, long pants, hat and wool gloves, jacket (possibly gore-tex), t-shirt parts, flashlight, binoculars. We recommend that you dress in layers, whereas in ambush might get cold.


At Ecotur, Via Piave 9, 67032 Pescasseroli (AQ) at 2.45 p.m. by your car.

How the reach us

Rome Highway 24, branch to Pescara, exit Pescina, continue to Pescasseroli. In Pescasseroli you can also get by train to Avezzano (line Rome - Pescara) and connecting bus with Pescasseroli or directly by bus from Rome (Piazza Tiburtina Soc ARPA). For all those who come from the South, the arrival station is Castel di Sangro and then connecting bus to Pescasseroli.


  • Bear with 4 cubs
  • Meeting with the bear
  • A life with bears

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July 2024 2-6-9-13-16-20-23-24-27-30-31




Height climb and descent 200 m. Walking about 8 km




€ 40 per person (dinner included). € 30 for children from 7 to 12 years old