Week-end with snow-shoes, wellness an nature
A weekend dedicated to nature, snowshoes, wellness, and wolves into Abruzzo National 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.
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
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.
In family run B&B
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.
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.
Saturday January 12 - February 9
Sunday January 13 - February 10
2 days/ 1 night
February 2019 from Saturday 9 to Sunday 10
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.
€ 140 per person
The cost includes
Half-board in rooms with services, support of Nature guide as planned, any rent snowshoes, ticket for SPA entrance.
The cost does not include
Transports, transfers, lunches and anything not mentioned in "the price includes"