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Overnight Trek in Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso

Campo Imperatore

Join Davideyak, AGAI-AMM certified guide, for this 2-day hiking adventure in the surroundings of Campo Imperatore, in Gran Sasso d’Italia.



2 Days

Jun, Jul




  • Try yourself with a challenging hiking adventure around Campo Imperatore.
  • Explore the amazing Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park.
  • Spend the night in a charming hut surrounded by fabulous landscapes.


Campo Imperatore (italian for “Emperor’s Field”) is an alpine meadow standing  above the Gran Sasso massif in Italy. I am an expert local guide and would love for you to join me on this 2-day hiking tour where we will explore the highlights of this beautiful area!

Located within the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park, this scenic location is known as Little Tibet. It has an area of approximately 80 km2 and lies next to the Apennines’ highest peak, Corno Grande. In spring, summer and fall, it gets covered with deep green grass and wildflowers.

This 2-day hiking trip will take us to some of the most amazing spots of the Campo Imperatore surroundings: Chiarino Valley, the Malecoste, Venacquaro Valley, Sella dei Grilli and Pizzo Cefalone. In addition, we will spend a night in the charming Fioretti mountain hut!

For this outing you need to be an expert hiker, the altitudes are really high and we will head up some exposed sections. Therefore, you will also need a good fitness level.

So, if you are up for this hiking adventure in the wildest area of the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park, please contact me. I’ll be glad to guide you through this unique natural setting!

And if you are looking for a stunning mountaineering tour in the region, I can also take take you to the summit of the Gran Sasso: check it out!

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Day 1: Campo Imperatore - Fioretti Hut

First, we will start our trip with a hike from Campo Imperatore to Chiarino Valley, crossing the Malecoste. Overnight at Fioretti Hut.

Day 2: Fioretti Hut - Campo Imperatore

From Fioretti we will hike to Venacquaro Valley, Sella dei Grilli, Pizzo Cefalone, and back to Campo Imperatore.




Fioretti Hut

About the guide

My name is DavideYAK and I am a Mid-Range Mountain Guide Ski Instructor registered at the Regional Alpine Guide Alpine Abruzzo.
I live in the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park and in this park my driving activity took place.
I love the mountain "fast"! I am passionate about skyrace, trail running and ultratrail.


Italian | English



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