Campo di Giove
Campo di Giove is a traditional Abruzzo tourist destination, both in winter and summer, located in the western part of the Majella National Park. It rises close to the pass between Majella and Morrone. For skiing there is a chairlift leading to the Guado di Coccia area and 4 ski lifts. The differences in level are quite respectable for an Apennine station, from 1145 to 2350 meters. In Campo di Giove there are the highest slopes of Abruzzo, from 2350 meters of Tavola Rotonda through the Quartarana beech forest to the starting station of Campo di Giove; they are better suited to families even if there are a black one of 1.5 km and a red one of 1 km, in addition to the two easy ones of 2.4 km. For the cross-country there are 5 km from Lake Ticino through the woods to the station FF.SS. Majella. Possibility of freeride excursions by snow groomer to the Tavola Rotonda accompanied by specialized ski instructors and mountain guides. Campo di Giove is part of the skiing offer of the Western Majella together with Passo San Leonardo, a pass at an altitude of 1,282 metres. Country, mountains and forests are for those who happen to be there for the first time, an unforgettable spectacle, combined with an extraordinarily healthy climate for the purity of its light air. Its privileged territorial position at the foot of the Majella National Park makes it an ideal starting point for beautiful excursions into nature and the most beautiful places in Abruzzo (Sulmona, Pescocostanzo, Pacentro). Surrounded by green woods of beech, pine, birch and ash. An area steeped in gorges and rocky cliffs, steep valleys and boundless plateaus. It has a delightful old town of medieval origin. It was in fact a feud assigned from time to time to different lordships who fortified it. Remarkable urban and architectural aspects still bear witness to the flourishing medieval and Renaissance period, especially the civil buildings, which retain splendid examples of portals and windows. To remember: Forty House (XV century), Palazzo delle Logge (XVI century), Palazzo Nanni (XVII century), various doors of the ancient village and the parish church of Sant'Eustachio.