The Majella is the Park of the hermits, abbeys, tholos and historical centres of Pescocostanzo, Pacentro, Palena and Guardiagrele, the terracotta figures of Pacentro, the carved wood of Pretoro, the lacework of Pescocostanzo the fabric of Taranta Peligna, the copper and iron of Guardiagrele, the jewellery of Sulmona, Pescocostanzo and Guardiagrele.
HISTORY WALK - GUIDED
the hermits disappeared, the most impervious areas of the Majella were,
for a long time, uncontested rule of bandits and brigands. The
important testimonies left by the latter still exist such, for example
the incision carved into a rock called “Tavola dei Briganti” (the
GUIDED History Walk
* * * WE RECOMMEND BOOKINGS AT LEAST FOUR MONTHS IN ADVANCE as In high season (from June to September) accommodation is easily overbooked. We will be delighted to help and advise on your travel arrangements.
are regular flights by Ryanair from Stansted * and worldwide to Pescara
in Italy which brings you to less than an hour’s drive of the magnificent
Majella National Park.
- Pescara Airport is now offering direct flights from London, Paris, Barcelona, Brussels, Frankfurt, Kiev, Moscow, New York and Toronto as low cost flights.
- Rome Ciampino is only a 2.3 hours drive.
- From / To Airport Transfers are available on request. Additional charge may apply.
WHEN TO VISIT
San Liberatore - The origin of the abbey is traditionally linked to Charlemagne
Roccascalegna - Abruzzo's Castle in the Sky - built on top of an existing fort
Traditional Wear - Many traditional festivals happen in Abruzzo in summer.