Favorite thing: Civitella Alfedena is one of 18 such villages in the Abruzzo National Park. It is indeed one of the prettiest though with its old rustic stone buildings, flowers around the hosuse doorways and cobbled streets - they do bounce off the heat though in the middle of the day. Once again we saw few of the three hundred or so inhabitants of this village.
Mount Sterpi d'Alto
Favorite thing: Situated just 17km form Pescasseroli, Civitella Alfedena lies on the slope of the Mount Sterpi d'Alto at an altitude of 1123m(part of the Camosciara Massive), facing the lake of Barrea. Indeed from the village of Barrea we could look over to here from the viewing terrace of Barrea - the best view in Abruzzo in my opinion - check it out on my Barrea page to see what I mean :-))
Favorite thing: Civitella Alfedena is regarded as one of the prettiest villages in the Abruzzo National Park and as such was worthy of a visit - although an hour is plenty of time to walk around. Just as well really as by the time we walked round the town the afternoon clouds had gathered for the daily thunderstorm at 3pm - bang on cue as it had done for most of our week in the Abruzzo. Perfect timing for an ice-cream at the cafe near the museum in the village centre :-))