NATIONAL PARK OF THE MAIELLA
Second mountain of the Appennineses,
unmistakable elliptic dome is risen
the sea and the central Appennineses.
Its unique charm is constituted from
valleys, real canyons on which dominate
plateaus desert of the Karst over the
On the Maiella they live more than
of plants, some only ones in peninsular
The fauna of the park is represented
wolf, from the bear marsicano, from
from the wild cat, from the wild boar
from more than 130 kinds of birds,
which the eagle, the wandering hawk,
astore, the culbianchis, the alpine
the woodpeckers and the coral caws.
In the alive memory of the local populations
the Maiella represents the mother mountain,
sacred in the antiquity to the goddess
in the middle ages it became place
for numerous hermits, among which Pietro
Angeleri (Pope Celestino V), so much
the Petrarca defined it Domus Christi.
The sense of spirituality today it
that emanates from the dizzy hermitages
in the walls that today entertain the
of Rock of Roccamorice.
The park embraces the provincies of
Pescara and L' Aquila. The climate
with warm summers and rigid winters
favor abundant snowy precipitations.
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