Are you planning a vacation to see the animals in their natural state?
See an animal in the wild is not easy, especially for species in danger of extinction.
The only way to do is visit a nature reserve.
In Italy cultural differences between regions are a reflection of the rich biodiversity that characterizes the peninsula.
The complexity of the natural heritage is preserved by the action of nature reserves, where the objective is the promotion and development of the same.
The collaboration of companies and social association enables reserves to oganize educational and sport activities that permits to discover secret pieces of Italy.
- Abruzzo: rich of biodiversity
In Abruzzo there are 38 reserves and 4 national parks. Starting from seaside to hills and then going towards the Gran Sasso, you can find many landscape always changing shape and colors
- Animals in Abruzzo
The wide variety of animal species is represented by rare and endangered species such as the Abruzzo roe deer, the Marsicano bear, the Apennine wolf and the peregrine falcon.
Each animal kingdom is richly represented: by itself the Abruzzo region ensures the survival of 75% of all European animal species.
The Sea – Riserva Naturale Regionale Punta Aderci
Way to Agrimare Barba 1h 15min
Ideal spot for birdwatching the reserves is rappresented by the touch of sea and hills of Punta Aderci located 26 m.s.l.m.
Running association of Vasto organaizes a 14 km competion in the nature of the reserves. Who preferes could join the 4 Km ecological walk. Eco Trail, podistica vasto 30 Aprile 2017
La collina – Calachi di Atri
Way to Agrimare Barba 22min
Calanchi are a natural process of erosion generated by argilloso terrain. Despite the landscape looks like dante’s inferno ecosystem of calanchi is unic.
The red fox is a very common animal that you can see un the reserves. A very rare one is the Falco pelegrino that still esixt only for the tutela operation of reserves.
- Sport – Bike trail of calanchi
For the mountain bike lovers in the calanchi of atri there is a 28 km trail. The max pendence is 20% so is suggested only for adults.
The mountain – Pettorano sul Gizio
Way to Agrimare Barba 1h 20min
The reserves of Pettorano sul Gizio is remarkeble for a rich program of cultural activity. We want to enlight the use of fototrappole: a new way to observe animals in nature.
From 19 to 21May they will organize a training course about plants of appenino: where to find it and its use for cooking.
Marsicano bear is the symbol of the reserves but it risks the exctinction.
With 161 species of birds reported Pettorano is an ideal destination for birdwatcher.