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Top National Parks In Italy To Explore

Italy is a very famous city in Europe and it has a long Mediterranean coastline. It has left a powerful mark on Western culture, and cuisine. The capital of Italy is Rome, one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in history. It is a very rich and safe country, so the crime rate is very low. Italy is one of those countries that are worth visiting, and once you visit you will visit again and again. Its culture is very diverse and also has beautiful places to visit like Rome and Florence. 

 

Apart from this Italy is famous for its ancient history and also for its famous and beautiful spots like National Parks. If you ever visit Italy do not forget to visit these National Parks because without visiting these National Parks you will not enjoy your Italy Vacations. We will also share one of the best and beautiful National Parks present across Italy. 

 

Stelvio National Park

 

 

It is present in the North East of Italy and was founded in 1935. It is the largest part of Italy.  It has a border with Swiss National Park. It is home to several animals and plant species.

 

Bellunesi Dolomites National Park

 

 

It is present in the province of Belluno, Veneto in the North of Italy. It was founded in 1988. It almost covers an area of 15000 hectares and is also the most visited National Park in Italy. It is also famous for its variety of flora. It is also famous for its mysterious and wild mountain range.

 

Gargano National park

 

 

Gargano is a beautiful and historical region present in the province of Foggia. It is full of mountains and its high point is Monte Calvo at 3494 feet. The coast of Gargano National park is famous for tourism. It consists of beaches and resorts. It also has two major salt lakes, Varano and Lesina, which are located west of the peninsula. It is also famous for its fossils Fauna and flora.

 

Cinque National Park

 

 

It is the most important part of Italy because it is the first National park of Italy. It was founded in 1999, so it is a protected area. It is located in Northern Italy. Also, it is the smallest National Park in Italy and almost covers 4300 acres. It is also inhabited and has five towns. So, it is the densest part of Italy. It will take four to five days if you want to enjoy life in this National park.

 

National Park Abruzzo

 

 

This National Park of Italy was founded in 1922.  Its major part is located in Abruzzo and the miner part is located in Lazio and Molise. It was founded to protect certain wild animals from extinction. Its area is 496 kilometers per square hour. It has mountains and one of the highest mountains present there is Petroso.

 

Tuscan Archipelago National Park

 

 

This National Park of Italy is famous for its beaches and islands. It was established in 1996. It is present in the Livorno province. Because it's famous for its islands. It has seven main islands. The highest point of the park is Mount Capanine which is present in Elba island. 

 

Gran Paradiso National Park

 

 

It is an Italian National park situated between the two valleys Aosta Valley and Piedmont Valley. Its name is given because of its famous mountain Gran Paradiso. It was founded in 1992 and is present in the North East of Italy. It is located in the Graian Alps that covers 703 square kilometers. Its wood is famous because it acts as a shelter and is also used as a defense against floods. Maple and lime forests are very famous here, so don’t skip these from your Italy vacations. 

 

Aspromonte National Park

 

 

It is located in Calabria, Italy. It has a mountain range nearly reaching 2000 meters. It was founded in 1989. It is famous for its wild animals like eagle, owl, and wolf. Most areas are covered by black pines, silver firs, and chestnut. It is also surrounded by the Mediterranean.

 

Majella National Park

 

 

It is located in the Chieti, L'Aquila, and Pescara provinces of Italy. It has hiking trails which almost cover 5000 kilometers passing through mountains. It was established in 1991. It is also famous for tourism and also for its Italian wolf. Once in life visit and explore Orfento Valley. 

 

Alta Murgia National Park

 

 

It is a National park of Italy located in Apulia (southern Italy). It was established in 2004. Its large area is under protection to protect nature and other species. It is famous for its museum mines, forests, and castles.

 

 

Conclusion:

These are National parks in Italy which are famous and beautiful. These are the most visited places in Italy and also these places attract tourists because of their beautiful natural forests, rivers, mountains, hills, and wildlife.

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