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Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento

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Day away from the beach.

The Cicerone guide Walking in Abruzzo recommended this. We did a short walk (about 1 hour) before... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom
Fantastic nature

Fantastic to walk the three hours tour from Centro Visita through the woods and the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
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20 Jul 2018
“Day away from the beach.”
2 Aug 2017
“Fantastic nature ”
Natural Reserve in Majella National Park, renowned for its spectacular and pristine environment, characterised by a deep gorge, carved by the clear and cold waters of the Orfento River. Hikes in an uncontaminated area, with a wide choice of...more
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Via del Vivaio snc | Località Santa Croce, 65023 Caramanico Terme, Italy
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Cicerone guide Walking in Abruzzo recommended this. We did a short walk (about 1 hour) before lunch. Shady, well signposted, helpful instructions at the visitor centre. Really beautiful and not many other people there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic to walk the three hours tour from Centro Visita through the woods and the beautiful waterfalls and lake. We ate lunch by the beautiful water, and cooled down our feets. Recommend this tour.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We walked down into the gorge this summer and it was absolutely beautiful. You must check in as a visitor at the museum. The entrance is free but the guide will give you maps and explaint he trails to you. It is a one to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank JanetKat
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I have included pictures of the bridge and where to go down to get to this great River gorge, please veiw. To get here you will need to head towards Caramanico Terme, on the SS 487 road. The place that you want to park is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
6  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We walked through this beautiful gorge with our 3 children, ages 10,7,3.5 (the small one was some of the time on a backpack). We parked our car at the parking bay on road ss487 before crossing the bridge and entering the town of Caramanico Terme....More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank 423kerenm
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Easy to follow paths through beautiful gorges. I wish we brought our swim suits. Peaceful. We had the park to ourselves on a rainy day in early October.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Joel A
Reviewed 18 June 2015

One of the most spectacular sights in the Park - well worth the walk - which you can be shortened if need be. Also worth a visit to the Park Centre nearby.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Judi W
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Walk along the Orfento river, close to Caramanico Terme. The river has carved out a most wonderful steap valley. A well marked footpath guides you along the river, with crystal clear water. In summer there is shade and cooling.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank hugo992015
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This is the most spectacular gorge - highly recommended for a brilliant day walk from Caramanico. Can be full or half day walk depending on how far up the gorge you venture and how fast you walk...

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Wow - what an experience. Caramanico Terme is a small but busy hilltop town, but it has a wonderful secret, the Valley of Orfento. We had to get permission to visit - actually a very easy procedure (just make sure you have proof of identity),...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank Caroline S
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