Caving / Spelunking in ”Cave of Sant’ Angelo”, Ascoli Piceno,
Caving in Abruzzo region, in central Italy, can be a very pleasant and joyful experience for the enthusiast of the underground landscape.
Here in the Apennine mountain chain, this underground offers moments of real fun and excitement. Located in the Val di Palombaro, at 19 km/11.8 mi from Ascoli Piceno town, the cave of Sant’ Angelo is included among the most important caverns of the Italian prehistory due to its spectacular rupestrian designs (cave painting) on its walls. Many archeological excavations brought to the light testimonies dating back to Neolithic and Iron Age.
An impressive stratigraphical 3 m/9.8 ft high wall illustrate throughout the prehistoric and ancient history of the Italian peninsula. The cave is located at 1000 m/3580 ft a.s.l and it has rocky character. Consist of a single wide chamber and is characterized from the presence of numerous rainwater tanks. A natural trail-path leads to the entrance of the cave.
In Ecrins massif, between Gap and Briancon, within two hours from Grenoble and five minutes from the station of Argentiere-la-Bessée, a beautiful spot in the small village of Les Vigneaux is identified as the next challenge to seize. Getting through the tight spaces in a cave is part of spelunking that many people find quite scary as activitiy.
The particular geological conditions and the morphology of the Apennines zone have created in Abruzzo region, in central Italy, a number of remarkable caves very appealing to the speleology and spelunking fans.
If you are looking for a great destination for caving, Abruzzo region, in central Italy with several very interesting caves- result of particular geological conditions and the morphology of the Apennines zone- is your destination.
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For the enthusiast of speleology and spelunking, the numerous and particular caves in Abruzzo region offer moments of real fun and excitement, due to the geological conditions and the morphology of the Apennines zone.