The ancient forest, UNESCO heritage with lunch in mountain hut

Hike in Cicerana and into the ancient forest of Selva Moricento with chance of lunch at a mountain hut .

Selva Moricento forest
  • Selva Moricento forest
  • Cicerana's hut
  • Spring in forest
  • Spring time
  • Ancient beech tree

The 60% of the Park of Abruzzo territory is composed of forests, of which 90% are beech forests. The Abruzzo National Park preserves the beech woods the oldest in Europe, earning the nomination for UNESCO World Heritage listing. Intact ecosystems and biodiversity-rich primordial, where towering patriarchs in excess of 500 years old. These forests are real treasure chests that in them preserve rare or endemic species: the white back woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos), the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus), or beetles like the Rosalia Alpina (Rosalia alpina). A challenging trek that will allow us to explore the wild heart of the Abruzzo National Park and enjoy the hospitality of the mountain hut.

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After a short drive by own car, of which the last part is a comfortable dirt road, you start walking. The return is scheduled at 4.00 p.m.


Hiking boots or sneakers with sole carved, water-bottle, backpack, sunglasses and sunscreen, long pants, hat for the sun, wind jacket, fleece or sweatshirt.


Ecotur Via Piave Pescasseroli at 9.00 a.m.

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at 9.00 a.m.


at 4.00 p.m.


April 2023 16-23-30




Elevation gain: 300 m approx. Distance. about 12 km




€ 15 each person. € 10 for 7-12 years old children.

The cost includes

Guided tour

The cost does not include

Lunch in mountain hut