Val Fondillo, Abruzzo
6 km roundtrip
150 m per day
The hike is also suitable for people who are not accustomed to go into the mountain.
A long forest-covered valley, crossed by streams of crystal clear water and surrounded by mountains with a severe profile: the Val Fondillo is one of the symbolic sites of the Park and definitely one of the most valued destinations in the whole Apennine range. During the excursion we will purpose different educational activities to inspire kids with nature.
Meeting with your guide in the parking area of Val Fondillo. A easy walk led us along the Fondillo river, where it’s possible to see different bloom. Our proposal is tailored-made for families and kids. With different sensory activities we will discover the secrets of nature (color, scent and flavors and tracks of wildlife). We will come back for the lunch.
€ 20 / per adult
€ 8 / per young (10-14 year-old)
€ 6 / per young (4-10 year-old)
Guide and organization
What is not included
Extra and personal expenses
Temperatures depend on season and time, warm clothes and dress up in layers is recommended.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Rucksack (18+ litres)
Waterproof jacket with hood
Technical walking trousers
Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
Water bottles or water bladder (at least 0.5 l)
Sure can! Over 30% of our travellers travel solo, it’s a great way to meet like-minded people.
This hiking is designed for families and children starting 4+ years old.
Ask for a private tour if you need an exclusive experience. Send us an e mail and we’ll answer you back with the quotation.
Refreshment point and toilet services are available during this hike, you can also eat at a mountain refuge. Remember to book your place.
Outdoor activities are weather dependent. If we are forced to cancel an activity due to extreme weather conditions, an alternative date, activity or full refund will be provided. Please note that changes may occur at a short notice, even on the same day.
Our guides are registered at the list of Collegio Guide Alpine Abruzzo and subscribed a professional insurance.
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You can easily reach the entrance of the Val Fondillo 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. Continue to the intersection with the Val Fondillo parking area. FROM PESCARA (Highway A25 Roma – Pescara): from Pescara highway A25 until Pescina exit, go on towards SR83 or towards SP17 until Pescasseroli. Continue to the intersection with the Val Fondillo parking area FROM NAPLES (Highway A1 Naples – Rome): from Naples highway A1 until Caianello exit, enter SS85 towards Venafro and then proceed on SR83 direction Pescasseroli until to the intersection with the Val Fondillo parking area.
You can arrive to the entrance of Val Fondillo by bus thanks to daily connections from Castel di Sangro and Avezzano.