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Gran Sasso

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Ranked #4 of 333 Attractions in Abruzzo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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Northern England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really enjoyed both the journey to/from Gran Sasso and the experience of walking there. The wild flowers were so beautiful, all in flower at the same time, I feel privileged to have had the good fortune to visit at this time. When thinking to go there I did not envisage the scale or magnificence of the mountains in this region.... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This mountain area (or plateau) has something for everyone. Either if you like mountaineering, hiking or just barbecuing this place definitely has something for everyone. Easy accessible by car

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Philadelphia PA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Our family wanted to take us to the "montagna" and we couldn't wait! This is way out of what we see in Philadelphia. There were 8 adults and 2 kids and we drove 2 cars up, up and way up to the top of Gran Sasso. Wow, what beautiful views while driving up. The roads are quite narrow and I... More

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Hurstpierpoint, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2007

One a quiet Sunday I decided to climb Corne Grande, the highest peak of the Gran Sasso range. From Campo Imperatore it was a straight forward and moderate climb to the top by the easy route "via normal". Towards the top the was some scrambling over rocks, but the hardest part of the journey was finding a spot to sit... More

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