Further Reading

Walking from Decontra

Many of the packaged walking and ridng holidays in the Majella come through Decontra on their way towards Sulmona on the southern edge of the park, ...

Mt. Morrone: a long, gentle stroll

One of the most beautiful walks in the Majella is up the mountain opposite  the Majella massif, Mt. Morrone (2,000m). ...

SignPosting & Trailmarking

A lot of effort has been put into signposting and trailmarking in recent years by the Majella National Park. ...

Tavola dei Briganti

Looking up from Decontra, on a ridge just below the Majella’s tallest peaks, stands a unique record of the mountain’s recent past ...

Flora

Much of the Majella’s flora is typical of the limestone geology found in many parts of Europe; but the park’s singular combination of terrains, ...

Fauna

Because parts of the Majella are so remote, it is one of the richest areas of fauna in all of Europe. The animal most symbolic of the Majella is the Abruzzo Chamois, ...