The Lago di Barrea by e-bike - Wildlife Adventures
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The Lago di Barrea by e-bike

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4 h
Availability : from April to October
Min Age : 14+
Max People : 15

An easy itinerary, by which you can ride a panoramic ring route around the lake, passing the characteristic towns of Barrea, Civitella Alfedena and Villetta Barrea. We are in the heart of the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park, and these towns have maintained their typical features of medieval towns in the Apennines, perfectly integrated in the surrounding natural beauty.


An e-bike is a way to deal with paths which normally would not be doable by everyone, and enjoy the road, the landscape and nature.


Touristic skills Path on dirt roads with smooth, compact surfaces, carriage road

Elevation gain

200 m up and down


15 km roundtrip

Road surface

Asphalt 40% – Secondary road 60%


What is included

  • Guide and organization
  • E-mountain bike rent
  • E-bike helmet rent

What is escluded

  • Any transports
  • Snack and personal expenses

Day 1The Lago di Barrea by e-bike

Appointment in the centre of Villetta Barrea at 9.30 am. Meeting with the guide, presentation of the programme and pickup of the gear. The route brings us to the town of Civitella Alfedena, where we will take a short break, close to the Wolf Centre. A few easy hairpin bends will bring us to the lake, from where we will continue on a dirt road. In the late morning we will reach Barrea, to have a look at the fortified village and the sunset on the lake. The return to Villetta Barrea will be around 1pm, where we will eat an interesting aperitivo at the Vineria Vallis Regia.

  • A stunning view on the fortified village of Barrea
  • Possibility to spot deers, foxes and roe deers
  • A visit at Vineria Vallis Regia perfect for an "aperitivo" before lunch
Mountain bike

The participants in the group will be no more than 15, together with our tour leader. To offer you the best of the best, we have chosen the Fathom E+ of Giant Bicycles, a great choice for XC (cross country) and singletrack terrain. A lightweight aluminum frame and trail-friendly geometry will help you experience trail riding like never before. The SyncDrive Sport motor delivers smooth, instantaneous power to all types of terrain.

Of course, you are welcome to make different arrangements if you wish. You can use your own mountain bike and participate in the guided activities, paying less. You just need to let us know when you register for a tour.

What to bring

We reccomend you to dress in layers. Hiking shoes, jacket with waterproof and windproof cap, small backpack, water bottle, sunglasses, sun protection cream.

How to reach us

Villetta Barrea is one of the village of Abruzzo National Park, the oldest Italian protected area; it has guaranteed a life in harmony with nature for almost a century. You can easily reach it by car through three access points. FROM ROME (Highway A24 Rome – L’Aquila): from Rome highway A24 until Pescina exit, proceed on SR83 or on SP17 until Pescasseroli and Villetta Barrea. FROM PESCARA (Highway A25 Roma – Pescara): from Pescara highway A25 until Pratola Peligna exit, go on towards SS17 until Alfedena and SS83 until Villetta Barrea. FROM NAPLES (Highway A1 Naples – Rome): from Naples highway A1 until Caianello exit, enter SS85 towards Venafro and then proceed on SR83 until Villetta Barrea.

You can arrive by bus thanks to daily connections from Castel di Sangro and Avezzano. Check the timetable on the the website Connections by train are only until Avezzano station. For those who come from Rome it is possible to check the timetable of Prontobus company that connects Roma and Ciampino airports to Abruzzo.