If you are a mountain-bike lover you might get a chance to know one of the most beautiful and secret spot in Abruzzo.
Many cycling trail originate in the Valle del Tirino Turist and Educational Centre, sited in Via Capodacqua 6, 67022, Capestrano – AQ. You will be able to relax and enjoy the suggestive atmosphere while riding your mountain-bike alongside the river Tirino, a river among the most crystal clear in the whole of Italy. If you are also interested in history and art you might have an opportunity to visit the old town centres of three villages in the Tirino Valley: Bussi sul Tirino, Capestrano and Ofena; for the fittest and well-trained there is also the possibility to reach the highest villages of the Baronia district: Navelli, Calascio, Castel Vecchio Calvisio, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Castel del Monte and so on. Last but not least, for the hardest to please there are many funny yet difficult ups and downs through woods of centennial oak trees (holm oak and downy oak). In the Tirino Valley, where the Capestrano Warrior statue was discovered, cyclists can cover up to 70/80 km of trails. It is possible to rent mountain-bikes from the cooperative Il Bosso and also ask for an expert guide to escort you.
Canoe tours on Tirino river under a full moonlight
Il Bosso Cooperative has decided to plan charming nightly tours under the moon on Tirino river.
Viewpoint on Gole di Celano
Sunday, Jun 9th Viewpoint on Gole di Celano – Sirente Velino Regional Park A lovely hike on M. Etra, looking the uncommon landscapes from Gole di Celano, to mountain massif of Sirente and to Piana del Fucino. Starting from Val d’Arano (1330 m) we arrive to Monte Etra (1818 m) passing through beech woods and ridge lines. We overtake Monte Savina (1760 m) and we walk along the ridge to the top of our goal. A charming mixed route, in a wild lonely environment, habitat of majestic animals as Golden eagle and peaceful Marsican bear. Meeting: hour 9.00 AM Ovindoli – Main square ✔Difficulty level: E / Escursionistic (european standard) ✔From 14 years upwards ✔Difference in level: 500 m ✔Lenght: 10 km ✔Path: Round trip ✔Period: about 6 – 7 hours ✔Cost : 15 € ✔Dogs: no ✔Tasting: no … ✔ Equipment required: Backpack, trekking shoes, possible breathable layered clothing, hat, windproof and watrproof jacket, full water bottle, packed lunch, trekking poles (recommended) … You will be guided by certified Mountain Guides. … ☎ Information and reservations: – call phone number 085 9808009, – call the guide 328 6878940 – fill in the form to register: http://www.ilbosso.com/iscrizione-trekking/ … Proposed routes […]