Week-end with snow-shoes, wellness an nature

A weekend dedicated to nature, snowshoes, wellness, and wolves into Abruzzo National Park

Relax and wellness into the Park
  • Relax and wellness into the Park

An unusual way to visit the Park is to use snowshoes. When everything is covered by snow, thanks to the traces left by its numerous inhabitants, deer, roe deer, wolf, fox, etc. and thanks to the information provided by our guides will show you a very unusual face of our territory. Snowshoes, recently rediscovered in hiking key, are an ancient form of transportation, which enables all, even those who do not know how to ski, to move the snow without much effort. We will walk into the valleys of the park cloaked by snow cover and cross the vast forests in which the branches of the beech trees, heavy with snow, forming a white gallery and immaculate.

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Program

First day
Arrival in Pescasseroli in the morning, meeting with the guide, departure for an excursion to discover the beech forest and its inhabitants in the characteristic winter "dress". Packed lunch. Departure: 10.00; Return: 16.00. Hotel accommodation; 7 pm wellness program in the SPA (whirlpool, turkish bath, swimming pool, sensory showers). 21 hours dinner and overnight

Second day

08.00 am breakfast;
09.00 pOre 9.00 meeting with the guide and departure for the snowshoe hike in the locality of Cicerana, to admire the beautiful winter scenery of the Abruzzo National Park with arrival and lunch of polenta at the Ecorifugio della Cicerana. Return at 16.00. The "Bear's snack" free tasting of typical products (honey, cakes, teas, etc.) at the workshop of Gaia in Pescasseroli. 17.00 return to the departure locations

The program will be subject to change at the specific request of the participants or due to adverse climatic conditions.

Accomodation

In family run B&B

Equipment

Hiking boots, jacket (possibly in gore-tex) with waterproof and windproof cap, backpack, water bottle, torch, leggings, hat and gloves of wool or fleece, sunglasses, long pants and sun protection cream , camera, binoculars, swimsuit.

Meeting

Appointment in Pescasseroli, Ecotur in Via Piave 9 tel. 0863/912760, arriving at 10.00 o'clock

How the reach us

Highway 24, Rome, Pescara branch to exit Pescina, continue to Pescasseroli.

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When

Starting

Saturday January 20 - February 24

Return

Sunday January 21 - February 25

Duration

2 days/ 1 night

Dates

January 2018 From Saturday 20 to Sunday 21

Difficulties

Level

Medium/Easy

First day. Snowshoeing. Elevation gain: 200 m. descent: about 200 m. Journey time: about 3 hours. Distance: about 6 km.
Second day. Snowshoeing. Elevation gain: 300 m. descent: about 300 m. Journey time: about 4 hours. Distance: about 8 km.

Interest

5

Cost

€ 135 per person

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

Transports, transfers, lunches and anything not mentioned in "the price includes"