Val Fondillo

A pleasant walk in an enchanted valley, full of crystal clear water, wild forests and towering peaks. Characteristic moist environment of the park, home to numerous animal species.

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A pleasant walk in an enchanted valley, full of crystal clear water, wild forests and towering peaks. Characteristic moist environment of the park, home to numerous animal species. Retrace the stream Fondillo until you reach the spectacular sources of Tornareccia, where the clear water straight from the belly of the mountain. This excursion has a lot of value because this valley was the first to be preserved and protected, in 1922.

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Program

After a shift in berve machine will start the walk retracing part of Tratturo Pescasseroli-Candela. Then we will cross large clearings, from which you can enjoy a beautiful view over the valley, until you reach the creek Fondillo. We will cross the bridge and follow the course of the water until you reach the spectacular sources of Tornareccia, the most fascinating part of the whole park, where a copious amount of water flows from the belly of the earth.

Equipment

Waterproof hiking boots , waterproof and windproof jacket (goretex possibly)water bottle, backpack, glasses for the sun and sunscreen, snack, glaves and wool or fleece hat, camera and binoculars.

Meeting

at 9.30 at Ecotur Via Piave 9 - 67032 Pescasseroli (AQ)

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 (Piazzale Tiburtina Soc ARPA). For all those who come from the South, the arrival station is Castel di Sangro and then connecting bus to Pescasseroli

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When

Starting

at 9.30 a.m.

Return

at 13.00

Dates

December 2017 22 - 27

Difficulties

Level

Easy

Uphill and downhill: about 100 m. Journey time: about 3 hours. Distranza: about 5 km. Easy hike for everyone.

Interest

4

Cost

€ 10 per participant. € 6 for children 7 to 10 years. Free children.