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Campo Imperatore

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Address: Assergi, Italy
Phone Number: 0862606143
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We went for the spring flowers and were not disappointed, in fact we could not, in our wildest dreams, have imagined the range of colours, intensity, and types of flower. The area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2016
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We went for the spring flowers and were not disappointed, in fact we could not, in our wildest dreams, have imagined the range of colours, intensity, and types of flower. The area itself is also so much more, views, walks and scenery. It's a must do if you are in the area - we went there for three days and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Good place for short ski trip when visiting Rome. Rome is 75 minutes away and the cable up to the mountains is only a few minutes drive from the highway. Tickets can be bought at the base. There are 6 slopes served by two ski lifts, and we had good fun and lots of snow. There is a restaurant at... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We stopped at the Rifugio Campo Imperatore to see the rooms where Mussolini had been held prior to his dramatic airplane escape in 1943. The weather was awful, even though it was early October: rainy, cold, foggy and brutally windy. We were greeted by the gents who are running the ski resort/hotel/restaurant, who eagerly served us lunch (the only other... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Aside from being the place where many spaghetti westerns were filmed, this place is another world! In summer, the fields full of grazing cows and sheep, fields of flowers, picnic at the Ristoro Rucciante where you buy the meat and cheese, but bring your own picnic supplies is out of this world. In winter, the white expanse of snow, great... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Campo Imperatore a magnificent tour We left after breakfast (Fonter Cerreto) on a discovery. To make a long story short: incredibly impressive. and now the long story: you drive constantly between two mountain massifs on a kind of plateau, total zen and nothing else. After 20 minutes you can make a detour to a great panorama (hotel Campo Imperatore). Back... More 

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Especially end of May, the flowers on the high plane are wonderful. You can reach the Campo easily from Acca Lascio bed & breakfast. Furthermore ther are several very old villages nearby, perched on the hill tops. When you want to climb the Gran Sasso it self, then you have to come later, unless you have full mountain Climbing gear... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Two weeks ago my family and I rode the tram up the side of Gran Sasso to Campo Imperatore that was firmly above treeline, and a winter wonderland. Skiers abounded in every direction, but sadly we didn't have time to partake in this, my favorite endeavor. However, we did get to spend nearly two glorious hours, exploring the old hotel... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

... cows and horses in the road. This is a very impressive Alto Piano with expansive views and great hiking

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We took the cablecar from Fonte Cerreto and then walked in a circle passing by Rifugio Duca degli Abruzzi, Rifugio Garibaldi and Valico della Portella. The view was really amazing and the hike not too hard. It's a great getaway in Summer, when most of Italy is simmering in the heat. These are the highest mountains in central Italy and... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We took a drive up to Campo Imperatore on our July vacation to Italy. If you drive here, you will feel like you will never arrive as the drive is along winding roads, and of course, you are going up. The scenery all the way is spectacular. The hotel at the site is historical in that it served as a... More 

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