From stunning alpine lakes to the rugged towers and spires on Gran Sasso, there is plenty to see in this scenic national park. Heading up to the top of the various mountain peaks is the best way to get unbeatable views of all the parks’ incredible scenery and the surrounding mountains as well.
Best time to climb:
May to October
What’s the weather like?
During the summer months, average daily temperatures in Gran Sasso National Park range from the low to the mid-20s. Summer is also the driest time of year, with an average of fewer than 5 days of rain per month
How to get there:
Any trip to Gran Sasso National Park will likely begin with a flight into Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO). From here, the national park is just under three hours away by car. Nearby towns are accessible by bus