Valentine's Day relax and nature

A romantic weekend in the snowy woods, snowshoeing,wolves, hiking in the moonlight and wellness center

The snow-capped mountains of the Park will be the backdrop to this wonderful and romantic weekend. We wear snowshoes to enjoy the unique atmosphere that only the winter forest is able to convey. We will walk in search of wolves, with the moon to illuminate our path. We will stay at a comfortable small hotel and we will relax the fireplace. We will realx thanks to a wellness SPA path. Will taste the best dishes of Abruzzo tradition and spend a romantic weekend adventure.

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Program

First day
arrival in PESCASSEROLI in the morning at 11.00. Meeting with the guide at the Ecotur office. Excursion in the centuries-old beech forest of the Defense of Pescasseroli "in search of traces of wild animals". Packed lunch. Return in the afternoon, accommodation in hotel and short introductory walk in the ancient village of Pescasseroli followed by tasting of herbal teas, liqueurs, grappa and local sweets. 20.00 dinner and overnight.

Second day
08.00 am breakfast;
9.00 am departure for a short hike with snowshoes, to get acquainted with the snow. Packed lunch. Expected return in the early afternoon. 5.00 pm departure for an excursion at night on the traces of the Wolf "With snowshoes in the moonlight". Return scheduled for 21.00. We will end the evening in front of a good hot plate of soup, sipping a glass of red wine.

Third day

8.00 am breakfast. 9.00 am meeting with the guide and departure for the snowshoe hike in the locality of Cicerana, to admire the splendid winter sceneries of the Abruzzo National Park with arrival and lunch of polenta at the Ecorifugio della Cicerana. Return scheduled for 4 pm. 7 pm wellness program in the SPA (whirlpool, Turkish bath, swimming pool, sensory showers). 21 hours dinner and overnight

Fourth day

8.00 am breakfast. 9.00 am meeting with the guide and excursion to Colli Alti, ideal habitat in the winter of many animal species: wolf, deer, roe deer, wild boar, etc. Lunch break. Expected return in the early afternoon and departure.

Programs may undergo variations due to adverse weather conditions or at the request of the participants. The program could be changed according to the presence of snow in the various locations of the Park.

Accomodation

In double rooms with B & B family owned

Equipment

Hiking boots, jacket (possibly gore-tex) waterproof hooded windbreaker, backpack, water bottle, flashlight, leggings, hat and gloves wool or fleece, sunglasses, long pants and "stacks", sunscreen cream , camera, binoculars,swimsuit.

Meeting

Appointment in Pescasseroli, Ecotur in Via Piave 9 tel. 0863/912760, arriving at 11.00

How the reach us

Highway 24 Roma, branch to Pescara exit Pescina, continue for Pescasseroli.

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When

Starting

Saturday 10

Return

Tuesday 13 February

Duration

4 days/3 nights or 3 days/ 2 nights

Dates

February 2018 from Saturday 10 to Tuesday 13

Difficulties

Level

Medium/Easy

Interest

5

Cost

€ 310 (3 nights) per person - € 230 per person (2 nights)

The cost includes

Half-board in rooms with services, support of Nature guide as planned, any rent snowshoes, ticket for SPA entrance, food test like in the program

The cost does not include

Transportation and transfers, meals and anything not mentioned in "the price includes"