Wolf Visitor Center

Discover the Apennine wolf

The Wolf Visit Center is a property of the Carabinieri Grouping Biodiversity and is located in Popoli (PE). Inserted in the Majella National Park, it is surrounded by a very suggestive landscape and is the best place for an exciting outdoor adventure with your family. The Center promotes knowledge of the wolf and increases the awareness that this species has in nature. This areas acts as temporary recovery centre for injured animals, conducts scientific research and spreads knowledge of the predator even outside protected areas.

Guided tours

Guided tours of Wolf Visit Center are undertaken by a qualified staff, are suitable for adults and children and last about 2 hours. The activity takes place on an easy path and provides an opportunity to learn about the biology, ethology, conservation of wolf and other wild animals present in the area. The guided experience includes:

The Wolf Visit Centre Museum
composed of three rooms which hold an educational exhibition on wolf’s biology and ecology as well as its difficult relationship with human beings, and a room where it is possible to hear animal howlings
The educational tour “From Preys to Predators”.
Along this oudoor tour, it is possible to observe: – Hoofed animals (deers, fallow deers, wild boars, mouflons, roes…) – Predatory birds – Wolves. The wolves area can be reached by a simple walk of about 1 km


Services and facilities

– Information point and toilet facilities 
– Picnic area equipped with benches and wooden tables. The fountain's water is not drinkable
 – Large parking lot

Foreign language tours - English

We remind you that the guided tour is in Italian. Upon reservation and according to availability of the guide, it is possible to request guided tours in English for groups

Accessibility for people with disabilities

The Visitor Center is accessible to people with disabilities. For people in wheelchairs, the wolf area can be reached by car. We recommend that you call us at least two days in advance for more details and to request access authorization

What to bring and wear

Comfortable clothing for outdoor activities, closed-toe shoes with non-slip soles, water, sun hat and k-way

School Programs

The Wolf Visitor Center promotes environmental education programs through experiences in nature and educational workshops with students of all ages. Click here to learn more

Time and date

Out of season guided tours are possible every day by reservation and for a minimum group size of 10 people (full rate)


over 10 years
3-10 years
under 3 years
One free every 10 paying adults

Il Centro Visita del lupo è inserito nel circuito Viviparchi e Mondoparchi

Group & School Visits (at least 20 people)


Reservations are required for all group visits. It is possible to book by writing an email to info@ilbosso.com or calling 085 9808009

Reservation required

Please call us on 085 9808009 or write to info@ilbosso.com or make your online reservation

The activity will be carried out in compliance with the safety regulations currently in place:

  • The guided tour will be carried out entirely outside

  • Access to the museum will be allowed in compliance with the safety regulations currently in place

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How to reach us

You can insert the following words on your SMART PHONE OR GOOGLE MAPS: “Centro Visita del Lupo , Popoli (PE)”

  • By car: A25 motorway Bussi – Popoli exit

  • Continue in the direction of Popoli

  • Once in Popoli continue in the direction of Sulmona

  • Stay on the state road and at the exit of the village of Popoli, immediately after a sharp bend, take the first road on the left and then follow the signs for the “Centro visita del lupo, Azienda Pilota – Monte Corvo”

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