Abruzzo mountains in Italy

posted on 26th of june, 2012

The spectacular Gran Sasso mountains, the highest of the Apennine peaks, and the Campo Imperatore, a vast, high mountain plateau sometimes called Italy's "little Tibet" are frequent film and television backdrop. The area is nowadays part of the National Park of the Gran Sasso and Laga, founded in 1992, the second in Italy for width, with mountains all over 2000 meters At the shadow of the Corno Grande, the Gran Sasso's highest peak, lies an hotel where Mussolini was imprisoned in 1943 before being rescued by the Germans.

Campo Imperatore is a plateau at the average height of 1800 meters above sea level, in the heart of the Gran Sasso, offers an extremely valuable patrimony of fauna and vegetation.

Comments (11)

Posted by Mariaam on June 27, 2012
So beautiful!
Posted by Buffy1982 on June 27, 2012
Thank you very much to all!
Posted by Picstudio on June 27, 2012
Lovely pics!
Posted by Nero67 on June 27, 2012
Beautiful photos!!!
Posted by Kikkerdirk on June 26, 2012
Beautiful landscapes of a wonderful place!
Posted by Egomezta on June 26, 2012
Wow, amazing place. It is very beautiful.
Posted by Rigsby8131 on June 26, 2012
Very nice series of photos!!!
Posted by Rosariomanzo on June 26, 2012
Bellissime. Cheers!
Posted by FabioConcetta on June 26, 2012
The park of Gran Sasso, sooner or later I'll have to go, I congratulate you inanti these beautiful images of explanatory beauty of the place!
Posted by Monysasi on June 26, 2012
Very beautiful photos
Posted by Ewamewa2 on June 26, 2012
nice - I added few to my collection:)

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