In this short article we recommend an itinerary in Abruzzo that you can do even in one day and which takes place in the province of Teramo.
You will be able to visit a characteristic village, an interesting mountain location to visit both in summer and in winter and take a stimulating path up to a small house in the woods.
Pietracamela, the village at the foot of the Gran Sasso
In the municipality of Pietracamela you can practice numerous activities such as hiking, mountaineering, ski mountaineering and climbing on the major peaks of the Gran Sasso such as Corno Grande, Corno Piccolo and Pizzo d’Intermesoli.
Pietracamela è inoltre punto di arrivo/partenza della traversata che giunge/arriva da Campo Imperatore passando da Campo Pericoli e la Val Maone. Sono compresi nel territorio di Pietracamela la località di Prati di Tivo, polo sciistico e il Rifugio Carlo Franchetti, il più alto del Gran Sasso. Dal 2007 il comune è associato al club dei Borghi più belli d’Italia. Scopri di più
Pietracamela is also the arrival / departure point of the crossing that arrives / arrives from Campo Imperatore passing through Campo Pericoli and Val Maone. The locality of Prati di Tivo, a ski center and the Rifugio Carlo Franchetti (Carlo Franchetti Refuge), the highest in the Gran Sasso, are included in the Pietracamela area. Since 2007, the municipality has been associated with the club of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Discover more
Prati di Tivo, the mountains in summer and winter
Prati di Tivo is a mountain tourist resort located in Abruzzo, in the province of Teramo, in the territory of the municipality of Pietracamela, at the foot of the Gran Sasso d’Italia. Prati di Tivo falls within the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga national park.
During the winter season, the ski resort of Prati di Tivo is popular with tourists thanks to its ski slopes and ski facilities which can be accessed from Piazzale Amorocchi.
During the summer season, Prati di Tivo allows you to practice trekking and mountaineering (ascents to Corno Piccolo, eastern and central peaks of Corno Grande) with excursions of varying degrees of difficulty; from difficult rock climbing to simple walks in the beech woods. (Discover more)
The little house in the woods that breathes a fairytale
In the locality of Prati di Tivo it is possible to pass by and photograph the “house in the woods”. The fairytale atmosphere that reigns in Prati di Tivo, in winter, when the snow with its white mantle covers everything, even what looks like the perfect house in the woods that seems to come straight out of a fairytale. The photo is by Claudia Lattanzi